Archive for the ‘Lithuania’ Category

#1109 Lithuania 15/06/26

Lietuva 150626-2Here is anothe nice cover from Lithuania, which was sent by Andrius, thank you! It was posted in Josvainiai on June 26 and arrived on June 30, 2015.

The stamp commemorates the first Lithuanian satellites LitSat-1 and Lituanica SAT-1, which were launched on January 9, 2014. The stamp was issued on September 20, 2014.

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#1072 Lithuania 16/11/12

lietuva-161211This very nice Christmas FDC from Lithuania was sent by Leonardas, thank you very much! It was issued on November 12 and arrived on December 13, 2016.

#1043 Lithuania 16/02/05

Lietuva 160205Here 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.

#1042 Lithuania 16/06/11

Lietuva 160611Andrius has sent this nice cover from Lithuania, thank you! It was posted in Elektrėnai on June 11 and arrived on June 16, 2016.

#1023 Lithuania 16/02/06

Lietuva 160206On February 9, 2016 I received this very nice cover, which was sent by Andrius, thank you! It was posted in Joniškis on February 6.

The stamps are part of a set, which commemorates the costumes of the Aukštaitians. The set was issued on May 20, 1995.

See also: #950 Lietuva 15/06/26

#1007 Lithuania 15/05/02

Lithuania 150502This 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.

#1004 Lithuania 15/11/14

Lietuva 151114Leonardas has sent this beautiful Christmas FDC, thank you! It was issued on November 14 and arrived on December 9, 2015.

See also: #874 Lithuania 14/11/08

#950 Lietuva 15/06/26

Lietuva 150626Andrius 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.

 

#874 Lithuania 14/11/08

Lietuva 141108Thank you, Leonardas, for sending this beautiful Christmas FDC! It was issued on November 8 and arrived on December 22, 2014.

#872 Lithuania 14/12/12

Lietuva 141212Tomas has sent this beautiful Christmas cover from Lithuania, thank you!

It was posted in Tauragė on December 12 and arrived on December 16, 2014.

#850 Lithuania 14/10/11

Lithuania 141011This very nice FDC from Lithuania was sent by Leonardas, thank you very much! It was issued in Vilnius on October 11 and arrived on October 14, 2014.

The FDC and stamp commemorate the first heart surgery in Lithuania, which took place 50 years ago.

See also: #736 Lithuania 13/11/09

#736 Lithuania 13/11/09

Lietuva 131109This beautiful Christmas FDC from Lithuania was sent by Leonardas, thank you very much! The FDC and stamps were issued on November 9, and arrived on December 27, 2013.

See also: #429 Lietuva 10/12/04

#561 Lithuania 12/01/07

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.

#515 Lithuania 11/12/??

Algis sent me this cover from Lithuania, thanks! It was posted in December in Plungė and arrived on December 29, 2011.

The stamp mini sheet was issued on September 11, 2010. It commemorates the stock pigeon (Columba oenas) and the dragonfly Lesser Emperor (Anax parthenope).

#429 Lietuva 10/12/04

Thank you, Leonardas, for sending this Christmas cover from Palanga!

It arrived on December 12, 2010.

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