Tag Archives: baltic sea

New Pictorial Postmarks from Germany

By Wolfgang Beyer,Vice Chairman of the German Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Lighthouses 23769 FEHMARN, a isle located in the Baltic Sea.  25999 KAMPEN on the Isle of Sylt located in the North Sea. Farm Animals 98617 MEININGEN. One postmark is featuring a … Continue reading

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Sweden Issued Stamp on White-Tailed Eagle

The white-tailed eagle is one of the best examples of where humans not only can cause environmental destruction but also create something fantastic through active environ- mental improvements. Environmental toxins in the Baltic Sea eradicated almost the entire population of … Continue reading

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Switzerland – Åland Joint Issue: Folk Dress Brooches

Åland is a self-governed, demilitarized, Swedish-speaking region of Finland comprising more than 6,700 named islands. Since time immemorial, the islanders of Åland have made their living from the sea and seafaring. Thanks to its location in the Baltic Sea, halfway … Continue reading

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New Estonian Stamps

Protection of the Baltic Sea Natural Environment The Baltic Sea is an inland sea of the Baltic Ocean, which surrounds Estonia from the north and the west. The other countries of the Baltic Sea are Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Denmark, … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Aland

Mariehamn Theatre Society 100 Years The 100th anniversary of the Mariehamn Theatre Society on 7 February 2014 is highlighted with the issue of a stamp by Åland artist Jonas Wilén.Thanks to the profiling of Mariehamn as a seaside resort, Åland … Continue reading

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Aland :MS on Fisherman’s Life at Sea

Part two of the Nordic series the North by the Sea features the actual life at sea. Åland’s contribution to the series shows professional fishermen trawling from a fishing boat. Since the dawn of time, fishing has been an important Åland industry. Originally, … Continue reading

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