Collectors meeting in Tallinn 23.09.2018

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 23.09.2018 from 9:30 to 13:00 in Audentes Sports Gymnasium (Tondi 84). The informatino about the location and driving directions is available in viki.filateelia page. All collectors are welcome!

18.09.2018 – Electric Marathon Tallinn – Monte Carlo

Tallinn was one of the starting points for the Monte Carlo rally in 1930–1939; as of 2011, the legendary competition is driven by electric cars. 2018 marks the first time that the electric car marathon follows the route from the Tallinn–Monte Carlo rally, which was held in the 1930s and was driven along the Baltics… Read More »

17.09.2018 – Tallinn University of Technology 100

On 17 September 2018, the Tallinn University of Technology will be celebrating its 100th Jubilee. In order to honour this grand event, a new postage stamp called TaITech (the new short name for the university) has been created. The Tallinn University of Technology was founded in 1918 along with the Republic of Estonia in order… Read More »

28.08.2018 – Litwinsky house. Joint issue Estonia-Israel.

The Litwinsky House is an outstanding architectural monument in Tel Aviv. It was built by Yaakov Elhanan Litwinsky (1852-1916), a well-known businessman who immigrated from Odessa. Before that he had purchased one of the original sixty-six lots in Ahuzat Bayit, the nucleus of the future Tel Aviv. The house he built with his family at… Read More »

23.08.2018 – Estonian mushrooms. False morel

False morels (Gyromitra esculenta) are one of the most common Estonian springtime mushrooms and are especially widespread in sandy pine forests. The false morel has an irregular-shaped, convoluted and twisted cap which resembles the human brain. Even though poisonous when eaten fresh, it is a great edible mushroom if parboiled. Toxins are volatile in case… Read More »

22.07.2018 – Kadriorg Palace and Park 300

The Palace and Park ensemble of Kadriorg was established during the beginning of the 18th century, when the Russian Tsar Peter the Great bought the summer mansion of the Drenteln family and nearly a hundred hectares of land beneath the hillside of Lasnamäe in 1714. On 22 July 1718, Italian architect Niccola Michetti and Peter… Read More »

13.-15.07 – International Philatelic Exhibition EstEx 2018. Postal stationery and special cancellation

Postal stationery no 103 Date: 13.07.2018 Designer: Indrek Ilves “Postage paid for sending to all countries” Quantity issued: 1500 Price: 1.94 € Estonian Post: Postal stationery no 103 About this postal stationery in philately forum Special cancellation 13., 14. and 15.07.2018 About this special cancellation philately forum.   Exhibition info REFS Estonia : International Philatelic… Read More »

13.07.2018 – Centenary of Estonia Postage Stamps

The first Estonian postage stamps “Flower Design” were issued on 24.11.1918 and unlike modern postage stamps, they had to be cut apart. The first postage stamp to include the text “Eesti Vabariik” (the Republic of Estonia) was the postage stamp “Seagull” issued on 13.05.1919. The definitive stamps with three heraldic lions came into use on… Read More »