Monthly Archives: May 2019

23.05.2019 – 100th anniversary of the Patent Office

The Patent Office came into existence together with Estonian statehood. On 23 May 1919, an official for patents was appointed by order of the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Republic of Estonia. This day is considered the beginning of legal protection for industrial property in Estonia and thus is also the birthday of… Read More »

20.05.2019 – 100th anniversary of Metrosert

The ‘Metrosert 100’ stamp being issued on World Metrology Day on 20 May 2019 is dedicated to the centenary of Estonia’s Central Office of Metrology and to the redefined SI base units coming into force on the same date. Established on 1 July 1919 as the Chamber of Weights and Measures, today’s AS Metrosert functions… Read More »

Collectors meeting in Tallinn 19.05.2019

Philatelic Society organizes collectors meeting on sunday 19.05.2019 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!

16.05.2019 – 200th birth anniversary of Johann Voldemar Jannsen

Johann Voldemar Jannsen (birth name Jaan Jensen; born 16 May 1819 in Vana-Vändra Rural Municipality – died 13 July 1890 in Tartu) was an Estonian journalist, schoolmaster and one of the leaders of the national awakening movement. Jannsen was born into a miller and tavern-keeper’s family in Vändra, Pärnu County. He studied at a municipal… Read More »