Archive for the ‘Latvia’ Category
Artūrs has sent this beautiful FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was posted on December 12 in Rīga and arrived on December 15, 2016.
On September 26 I received this beautiful cover from Latvia, thank you Juris! The cover was posted in Rīga on September 24.
Juris used a stamp and FDC, which was issued on September 12, 2014; it commemorates the Ainaži lighthouse.
The stamp at the bottom is part of the “Coat of Arms”-series and depicts the coat of arms of Staicele. It was issued on March 12, 2010.
Juris sent me this nice FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was issued and posted on April 8.
The cover commemorates the philatelic exhibition Baltica 2001, which was held from September 14 to 16, 2001.
The stamp is part of the 2011 EUROPA stamp set.
The cover and stamps commemorate the Latvian writer Krišjānis Barons (1835-1923).
Oleg sent me this nice cover from Latvia, thank you! It was posted in Rīga on November 13 and arrived on November 15, 2010.
The left stamp is part of the set “Declaration of Independence”, which I wrote about already in post #255.
Juris sent me this beautiful FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was issued in Rīga on October 15 and arrived on October 18, 2010. It commemorates the lighthouse of Užavas Bāka.
It was issued in Rīga on February 5, 2010, and commemorates the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
The left stamp depicts the proclamation of independence on November 18, 1918. The right stamp depicts the Tautas Padome (Latvia’s People’s Council), which was formed on November 17, 1918.
Interestingly the 100th anniversary of the proclamation is in 2018, which is noted on the stamps too!
The cover was posted in Riga on June 20, 2009. This day was the last day of the EuroBasket Women 2009, which was held in Latvia from June 11 to 20.
The attached mini-sheet has the inscription “2009 Female European Basketball Championship” and “final tournament in Latvia on June, 7-20.” Btw: France won the gold medal with a 57-53 win over Russia.