Category Archives: Stamps

19.10.2021 – Estonian national animal – the wolf

In 2018, the resilient and clever wolf was declared the national animal of Estonia. They feel right at home in our forests and on our bog islands. As a brave animal that protects its family and territory and values privacy, the wolf is the perfect national animal to symbolise Estonia and Estonians. Wolves are also… Read More »

19.10.2021 – Estonian Federation of the Blind 100

The Estonian Federation of the Blind is an umbrella organisation of associations of visually impaired people and associations and foundations dealing with these people, which represents visually impaired people at the national and international level. The main task of the federation is to be an advocacy organisation that ensures that visually impaired people have the… Read More »

15.10.2021 – Christmas 2021

Winter is the time for nature to sleep, but when we listen closely and pay attention, we can see that some animals do not hibernate in winter and not all birds fly south. This year, our Christmas stamps are inspired by nature during winter and the animals and birds who are not bothered by the… Read More »

20.09.2021 – 100th Anniversary of Estonian Civil Aviation

Aeronaut, the first Estonian airline, was founded on 22 March 1921. The first plane of the company was a rented Sablatnig P.III, which operated postal flights to Finland. In August of the following year, the first of six Sablatnig P.III aircraft built under licence by Dvigatel was completed; the rest were completed next month. In… Read More »

17.09.2021 – St. Michael’s Church in Keila

St. Michael’s Church in Keila is the largest parish church in Harju County. The first stone church was built here, at the crossroads of ancient trade routes, already at the end of the thirteenth century. In the second half of the fifteenth century, the nave that we can see today was completed. The outstanding church… Read More »

10.09.2021 – Estonian fauna – the short-tailed weasel

This stamp depicts the small carnivorous short-tailed weasel (Mustela erminea), known for its hidden lifestyle. It belongs to the Mustelidae family and the Mustela genus. Its long slender body and short legs allow it to access the burrows of rodents. As an apex predator, rodents make up its main food. Therefore, it used to be… Read More »

30.08.2021 – Estonian Football Association 100

The Estonian Football Association was founded on 14 December 1921.The Estonian Football Association was founded by nine representatives (Bernhard Abrams, Karl Akel, William Fiskar, Julius Reinans, Oskar Raudsep, Otto Silber, Heinrich Roost, Verner Eklöf, and Vladimir Tell) of three clubs (Estonian Sports Association Tallinna Kalev, Tallinn Football Club, and Gymnastics Society Tallinn Sport). The first… Read More »

12.08.2021 – Great Estonian Things – the village swing

The postage stamp created within the framework of the stamp competition Great Estonian Things organised by Omniva depicts a village swing. During the competition, hundreds of Estonians provided their input on great Estonian things that deserve a spot on a stamp. The motif of the village swing was selected from the submitted proposals by holding… Read More »

12.07.2021 – European Athletics U23 and U20 Championships

European athletics summer of 2021 peaks in Tallinn. As a historical event, both the U23 and U20 European Athletics Championships are held at the Kadrioru stadium over two consecutive weeks.The U23 championships held on 8-11 July and the U20 championships held a week later on 15-18 July will welcome more than 2000 athletes from over… Read More »