Archive for the ‘Latvia’ Category

#1094 Latvia 11/05/14

Latvia 110514Here is another beautiful cover from Latvia, which was sent by Juris, thank you! It was posted in Rīga on May 14 and arrived on May 17, 2011.

See also: #871 Latvia 14/09/24

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#1075 Latvia 16/12/12

latvia-161212Artūrs has sent this beautiful FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was posted on December 12 in Rīga and arrived on December 15, 2016.

#871 Latvia 14/09/24

Latvia 140924On 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.

#643 Latvia 12/04/14

Juris sent me this nice FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was issued and posted in Riga on April 14, 2012.

The cover and special postmark commemorate the 175 birthday of Latvian writer Atis Kronvalds (1873-1875).

The stamp commemorates the restaurant Bibliotēka No. 1.

See also : #485 Latvia 10/10/31

#541 Latvia 11/04/08

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.

#539 Latvia 11/05/05

Thank you, Juris, for sending this beautiful FDC from Latvia! It was posted and issued on May 5 and arrived on May 9, 2011.

The cover commemorates proclamation of Latvian independence on November 18, 1918. The stamp is part of a set, which commemorates the Struve geodetic arch.

#524 Latvia 10/12/03

Thanks, Juris, for sending this beautiful Christmas FDC from Latvia! It was posted in Rīga on December 3 and arrived on December 7, 2010.

See also: #227 Latvia 09/12/15

#491 Latvia 10/03/25

Juris sent me this nice FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was issued and posted on March 25 and arrived on March 28, 2010.

The cover and stamp depict a rose. The 2005 definitive depicts the coat of arms of Jūrmala.

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#485 Latvia 10/10/31

Juris sent me this nice FDC from Latvia, thank you! It was issued on October 31 and arrived on November 2, 2010.

The cover and stamps commemorate the Latvian writer Krišjānis Barons (1835-1923).

#473 Latvia 10/11/18

Thank you, Juris, for sending this nice FDC from Latvia! It was issued and posted in Rīga on November 18 and arrived on November 22, 2010.

The stamp and cover commemorate the Freedom Monument (“Brīvības piemineklis”) in Riga.

#472 Latvia 10/11/13

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.

The four definitives depict the coat of arms of Aizkraukle, Zemgale, Auce, and Staicele.

#467 Latvia 10/10/15

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.

#345 Latvia 10/02/05

This nice FDC from Latvia was sent by Normunds, thank you!

It was issued in Rīga on February 5, 2010, and commemorates the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

#255 Latvia 09/11/14

Elmars sent me this FDC from Latvia. It was issued in Rīga on November 14, 2009, and commemorates the origin of the nation Latvia.

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!

#227 Latvia 09/12/15

This nice Christmas FDC from Latvia was sent to me by Evgenii, thank you!

It was issued on December 15, 2009.

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