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Estonia  Issued Stamps on Centenary of Figure Skating

By the beginning of the 20th century figure skating became widespread in Estonia and the logical continuation was to organize Estonian championships. The first Estonian champions were ascertained on February 26, 1917 on the Tallinn Kalev skating rink, the event … Continue reading

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Estonia Issued Stamps on Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding is an industry that deals with the production and repair of watercrafts in shipyards. The biggest Estonian company in the field is BLRT Group followed by many companies that mainly build small ships – Baltic Workboats, Saare Yachts and … Continue reading

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Estonian Issued Stamp and Max Card on National Fish Baltic Herring

The Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras) is a sub-species of the Atlantic herring that lives in the Baltic Sea. It is mostly about 20 cm long with a silvery lustre and dark bluish green back that has adapted to the … Continue reading

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Estonia : Post Horn 2017 Definitive Stamps

Issue Date: 18.01.2017 Designer: Indrek Ilves Printer: AS Vaba Maa Process: Offset Size: 24,0 x 24,0 mm Values: 0.10 €, 0.65 €, 1.40 €

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New Stamps from Estonia

Art Museum Valve Janov (1921-2003) who in the second half of the 1940s belonged to the progressive-minded young artists studying at the Tartu State Art Institute was one of the first in Estonia who dared to experiment with abstract art. … Continue reading

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Estonia Issued Stamp on Virtsu lighthouse

Planning and building of the first Virtsu lighthouse started in 1863 and the first assembled Virtsu lighthouse went into operation in 1866. It was red in colour with a green cast iron cap, 28 eight meters high with the visibility … Continue reading

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Estonian Issued Stamp on Fly Agaric Mushrooms

ly agaric (Amanita muscaria) is the most common species of agaric in Estonia that mainly grows in birch, spruce and pine stands. Fully grown, the cap of the mushroom is 8–18 cm in diameter, bright red in colour and covered … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Birds and Animals

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Czech Republic The stamp is featuring a pair of European Bee-eaters(Merops apiaster).Date of Release:12th October 2016  Estonian : Northern Birch Mouse The northern birch mouse is a … Continue reading

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Estonia Issued Stamp on Tõnis Kint 120

17.08.1896 in Taevere rural municipality, Viljandi County † 05.01.1991 Örnsköldsvik, Sweden Prime Minister in duties of the President 23.12.1970-01.03.1990 1938-1940 member of the Riigivolikogu (second chamber of the Riigikogu 1938-1940). 1953-1963 Minister of Agriculture, 1963-1970 Deputy Prime Minister of the … Continue reading

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Estonia Issued Stamp on Veterans’ World Championship

Orienteering is a sport in which a competitor passes control points in the landscape, using an orienteering map and compass. The sport started developing at the beginning of the 20th century. Soon other countries joined in and in 1961 the … Continue reading

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