Archive for the ‘Lithuania’ Category
Here is another cover from Lithuania, which was sent by Andrius, thank you! It was posted in Šeduva on February 5 and arrived on February 9, 2016.
Andrius has sent this nice cover from Lithuania, thank you! It was posted in Elektrėnai on June 11 and arrived on June 16, 2016.
This nice cover from Lithuania was sent by Andrius thank you! It was posted in Skirsnemunė on May 2 and arrived on May 7, 2015.
The top stamps commemorate bishop Motiejus Valančius (1801–1875). The stamp is part of a set, which was issued on May 27, 1995. The stamp below is part of the EUROPA set, which was issued on May 3, 2008.
See also: #874 Lithuania 14/11/08
Andrius has sent me this very nice cover from Lithuania, thank you! It was posted in Radviliškis on June 26 and arrived on June 30, 2015.
The stamp was issued on January 2, 2015 and commemorates the introduction of the Euro currency in Lithuania.
It was posted in Tauragė on December 12 and arrived on December 16, 2014.
See also: #429 Lietuva 10/12/04
Leonardas sent me this beautiful FDC from Lithuania, thank you! It was issued and posted in Vilnius on January 7, 2012.
The cover and stamps commemorate some Lithuanian folk musical instruments: wooden whistles, a trumpet made of alder bark, and a Baltic zither (kanklės). A summary of Baltic folk music can be found at worldmusic.net.
Thank you, Leonardas, for sending this Christmas cover from Palanga!
It arrived on December 12, 2010.
This very nice cover from Lithuania was sent to me by Leonardas from Jonava on June 11, 2009, thank you!
The cover commemorates the 80th anniversary of the “Sėla” museum housed in Biržai Castle (Biržų krašto muziejus SĖLA).
The left stamp commemorates a 16th century fisherman’s boat, the kurėnas. The right stamp is part of the EUROPA set, which was issued on April 25, 2009. It commemorates the famous astronomer Galileo Galilei (1564-1642).