Archive for the ‘Estonia’ Category
Another very nice cover from Estonia was sent by Evald, thank you! The cover was posted in the very small village of Anne (47 inhabitants) on April 16 and arrived on April 22, 2014.
The left stamp (issued March 20, 2014) commemorates the “Bird of the Year”: the common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis). The right stamp commemorates the “Bird of the Year ” 2013: the grey partridge (Perdix perdix). The stamp was issued on March 7, 2013.
The definitive stamp below was issued on February 19, 2014.
See also: #668 Estonia 12/07/31
The left stamps depict the oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare), they were issued on January 17, 2007.
The middle stamp commemorates the 20th International Organ Music Festival, which was held in Tallinn in July 2006. The stamp was issued on July 28, 2006.
The stamp on the right commemorates the Chinese Year of the Rabbit, which started at February 3, 2011—which is also the issue date of the stamp.
Last but not least, the green definitive on the left was issued on November 1, 2011; it is part of the self-adhesive posthorn series.
The three stamps on the left are definitive issues of 1999, 2011 (issued January 3), and 2007 (issued January 17). The yellow stamp depicts an Ox-eye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare).
The middle stamp commemorates the Bird of the Year 2011: the Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica). The stamp was issued on 21 April 2011.
The right mini-sheet was issued on June 7, 2006. It commemorates the sesquicentenary of the Tori Stud Farm.
Thank you, Janek, for sending this nice cover from Saue, Estonia!
It was posted on June 18 and arrived on June 21, 2010. The attached 2002 mini-sheet commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Estonian kroon. The top stamp depicts a part of the 100 krooni banknote showing the poet Lydia Koidula (1843-1886). The bottom stamp depicts a part of the 500 krooni banknote showing the writer Carl Robert Jakobson (1841-1882).
Evald sent me this beautiful cover from Estonia, thank you! It was posted on June 11 at the Postal Museum in Tartu and arrived in Graz on June 14.
The top left stamp was issued on July 28, 2006. It commemorates the 20th International Organ Music Festival in Tallinn. The bottom left stamps are definitives of 1999. The right mini-sheet was issued on October 3, 1992. It depicts the birds Western Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa), Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna), and Common Merganser (Mergus merganser).
Janek sent me this beautiful cover from Estonia, thank you! It was posted in Saue on April 8 and arrived on April 13.
The attached mini-sheet was issued on June 7, 2006. It commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Tori Stud Farm.
The bottom stamp depicts the Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale); it was issued on September 14, 2004.