Sunday, April 28, 2013

First Europa 2013 FDC

... was sent by Paul. I appriciate the information about the stamp and design. The stamps were issued on 22-4-13. I like the car-shaped special postmark and I like the red coloured car.
Thank you Paul!

Estonian cover

I wanted to share another Estonian cover. Estonia is very rich in wild nature and it is time when many birds are coming back. There are many storks in Estonia, their nests are sometimes near the roads, so you can see them often. Did you know, you can watch everyday life of black-snork in black-snork camera  Enjoy!

Japanese cover

Keiichi sent me the cover with Winnie Puhh. The cover has clear postmark of 19-4-13 and it has special postmark too. Unfortunally I do not know anything about the special postmark. Who knows? The cover arrived to Tallinn on 23-4-13
Thank you!

First Europa 2013 cover

... arrived from Slovenia. Mateja sent me the cover on 19-04-13. The cover arrived to Tallinn 21-4-13. Unfortunally the bottom side of the cover is torned, but stamps are OK.
Thank you Mateja for the first Europa Cept 2013 cover to my collection!

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Canadian cover with minisheet

Maryam sent me this cover with minisheet. The minisheet is dedicated to the 150 years of photography. There are used works of photographers - Thomas Coffin Doane from 1852, Margaret Watkins from 1919 and Geraldine Moodie from 1905. The cover has clear postmark of 4-4-13 from Ottawa and it arrived to Tallinn 14-4-13
Thank you Maryam!

Travelling Christmas envelope

Finally, my travelling Christmas envelope arrived home. It started his travelling in Dec 2012 and it arrived back home on 10th of April. My cover travelled to Brazil, Spain, The Netherlands and back to Estonia.
Thank you all!

First cover from Denmark

Ole sent me my first cover from Denmark, happy, happy, happy. The right stamp is brandnew, issued in 2013. It shows Valdemars Slot, the stamp is from set of Manor Houses.
Thank you!

Nice FDC from USA

I received this wonderful FDC from Alaska, USA. The stamps are dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Modern Art in America. Stamps were issued on 7-3-13. There were 12 stamps in set, there are 5 of them on cover. It is really nice cover.
Inside the cover was another, older FDC
The FDC shows Alaska Native Arts stamp, issued on 20-02-81.

Czech cover

Josef sent me the cover from LanÅ›kroun, Czech Republic. The cover is quite remarable, as it has stamp and coupon. The stamps show a tourist in front of a signpost and the coupon shows a couple of tourists carrying a signpost. There are 2 more coupons in sheet. The stamps were issued on 21-3-12. The cover has one more stamp, it is Christmas stamp.There is clear postmark of 03-04-13 and it arrived to Estonia 5-4-13.
Thank you!

Russian lighthouse

Last week I received this beautiful postcard. It shows lighthouse in Anapa, Russia. Thanks!

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Estonian covers

I have 2 Estonian covers to share. The firstone shows bird of the Year 2013 in Estonia - Partridge.   I think it is one candidate to win the competiton of most beatiful stamp of the year 2013 in Estonia. And I like the FDC and maxicard. Find the information on the homepage of Estonian Post

Second Estonian cover shows lighthouse of Kiipsaare. The lighthouse is located in Saaremaa, biggest island in Estonia
Find more information about Estonian stamps on the homepage of Estonian Post

Slovenian Snake and Heart

Mateja sent me Lunar Year of Snake stamp and absolutely wonderful heart-shaped stamp. The cover has clear postmark of 26-2-2013 and the cover arrived to Tallinn 1-3-2013.
Thank you Mateja

Cover with minisheet from Japan

Received Lunar Year of Snake minisheet from Japan. The cover has clear postmark of 25-2-2013 from Japan and it arrived to Estonia on 28-2-2013.
Thank you Yusuke!

Visit Israel cover

Debora sent me great cover, it has Europa cept 2012 stamp from Israel. It is quite hard to get cover and I am very happy about it. Stamps were issued 04-09-2012. There were 3 stamps in set - Jaffa, Rosh Hanikra and Timna. I have cover with Jaffa.
Inside the cover was lighthouse postcard
It shows Lighthouse in Jaffa. A lone ole lightouse stands guart at Jaffa, on the shores of the Mediterranean
It is my first lighthouse from Israel
Thank you Debora!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Croatian cover

Ivana sent me this cover from Croatia. It has 2 stamps from beautiful childrens world pet set, issued on 21-2-2013. Cover has first day postmark and it arrived to Tallinn on 5-3-2013.
Thank you Ivana!

Chinese New Year 2012 from France

I received this beautiful 2012 Dragon in 2013 :), but I do not mind :). The cover has clear postmark of 25-2-2013. It arrived to Tallinn 27-2-2013
Thank you!

Cover with Hobbit stamp

Adrianne sent me the cover with wonderful stamp. The cover has stamp from great Hobbit stamps set, Radagast stamp. I was very happy to receive it, hope to have all 6 stamps one day. This is firstone.

Inside the cover was really beautiful postcard from my favourite theme - lighthouses. It is Akaroa Lighthouse. The lighthouse started operation on Akaroa Heads on 1 January 1880. One hundred years later, it was moved down to Akaroa township after being replaced in 1977 by an automated light.
Thank you, Adrianne!