Saturday, July 21, 2012

Ukraine football 2012

Volodymyr sent me first football themed cover and fdc ever! Great stamps, thanks

First Latvian lighthouse

Svetlana from Latvia sent me my first Latvian lighthouse postcard. I am really happy about it! The lighthouse is situated in the sea on an artificially made island. It was built in 1884, from 1993 it works with the help of solar batteries.
Thank you!

Europa Cept cover and lighthouses from Lithuania

Ausra sent me new Europa cept stamp on cover, the stamp was issued in 2006. Cover was posted on 28th of June and it arrived to Tallinn on 1st of July. Inside of the envelope were 2 new lighthouse postcards, showing one of the two lighthouses of Nida. Nida is one of the most beautiful resort towns on the Baltic sea,located on the Curonian Spit. Nida harbour has the status of international inland waterways harbour.
Second lighthouse postcard shows Pervalka lighthouse or Lighthouse Of Horses, located in the Curonian Lagoon, in Lithuania.

Thank you Ausra

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Macedonian cover

Ana from Macedonia sent me nice cover with older, 2003 issue, whole set of stamps. I love these covers, they make my day. The cover has place in my collection, thank you!

Cover with lighthouse stamps

Agi sent me this beautiful cover with Croatian lighthouses, issued in 2012. Cover was posted on 29th of June and it arrived to Tallinn on 9th of July.
Thank you!

Europa Cept from Aland

Liisa sent me new to my collection Europa Cept stamp from Aland. Cover has clear postmark as from philately book and the stamp is nice. Inside the cover was beautiful postcard showing Olavinlinna Castle, Savonlinna, Finland
Thank you Liisa, hope to swap with you again!

Stepping Stones lighthouse

Alessandra sent me one of her nearby lighthouses, the Stepping Stones lighthouse on Long Island. The lighthouse is located in western Long Island Sound off Great Neul. Construction on the lighthouse began in 1875 and was completed in 1876. Thi high of the lighthouse is 46 feet.

Stage Harbor Light

Thisone is official postcrossing postcard, sent from Singapore. It shows Stage Harbor Light at Harding's Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The lighthouse was built in 1880 and today it continues to guard Stage Harbor.

Unknown lighthouse

Claudia from Ireland sent me this beautiful lighthouse postcard. Unforunately it does not say where the lighthouse is located or the name. If someone knows, please let me know!

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Titanic cover

Another nice Titanic themed cover, really beautiful minisheet issued by Canadian Post. Received it on 7th of May, but it is not never too late to show beautiful covers :)
Many thanks!

Europa Cept 2012 cover from Ireland

I have the Europa Cept 2012 FDC and stamps from Ireland, thank you Fabio!

Indian cover and lighthouse

Received beautiful cover from India, especially I like the stamp with pigeon, but other stamps are fine too.
The postcard shows Kaup Light House, located on the beach at Kaup, near Manipal.
Thank you!

Exotic country - Vietnam

Jo sent me cover from Vietnam, really exotic country for me. Cover has many Dragon year stamps, wow!
Cover was sent on 07th of April and arrived on 28th.
Thank you Jo!

Cover from Russia

Received cover with new stamps from Russia.The Russian post issued new stamp on 7th of Februar, the stamp is dedicated to P.N. Nesterov, legendary Russian military pilot, hero of World War I and founder of aerobatics. The stamp features a portrait of Nesterov and an airplane "Moran-K".
Many thanks!

Travelling envelope

I really like the idea of travelling envelope and my last envelope arrived home some days ago. It started his way from Tallinn to Russia, then Hong Kong and then Japan.I like stamps with traditional costumes, so this cover is one of my favourites. I started to collect stamps, because of our Estonian traditional costumses stamps. They are wonderful, hope you all agree. You can see all the stamps on Eesti Post