Monthly Archives: January 2016

02.02.2016 – Natural bog

The Estonians sometimes say that somebody is going to the bog. But what kind of destination it actually is? The bog is the last stage of a swamp, when the surface of the swamp has become convex as a result of growth over millions of years and the swamp only is fed from precipitation. Due… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 24.01.2016

Tallinn Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 24.01.2016 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!

The Best of Estonian Post Publications 2015

Postage stamps 1. Estonian fauna – otter Designer: Sándor Stern 2. Bird of the Year – honey buzzard Designer: Vladimir Taiger 3.  Protection of the Baltic Sea Natural Environment Designer: Indrek Ilves Look all 2015   Special cancellations with related postal stationary, special envelope or postcard 1. Bird of the Year – honey buzzard Designer:… Read More »

07.01.2016 – Birth centenary of chess player Paul Keres

Paul Keres (07.01.1916 Narva – 05.05.1975 Helsinki) is the best known Estonian chessplayer of all time. He was born in Narva, graduated from the from the Pärnu Boys’ Gymnasium and studied mathematics at in Tartu University. Chess engrossed him starting from a very young age; in 1935 he became the Estonian master and rose to… Read More »