Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Old And New Stamps Of Estonia ( Europe )

The stamps of Estonia are issued by the postal administration Eesti Post which is the country's only provider of universal postal service. Estonia was under Swedish Empire in 1625 and was then administratively divided between the north and south Estonia, a division which lasted until the early of 20th. century. On the 26th. September 1632, a public notice " Postordnung " was declared which marked the opening date for general mail in Estonia. The first Estonian stamps inscribed " Eesti Post " were issued on November 24th. 1918 and were used concurrently with some Russian stamps overprinted for use in Estonia. Estonia joined the UPU on 19th. May 1922. Eesti Post issues an average of 25 - 30 different stamps. The most popular themes are lighthouses, architectural monuments, folk costumes, birds, animals as well as Christmas stamps.

1.  ISSUED 1920 - VIKING SHIP

2.  ISSUED 1920

3.   1920 IMPERF OVERPRINT

4. ISSUED 1939 - THE SEWING MACHINE

5. ISSUED 1922 - 1928 - WEAVER AND THE BLACKSMITH

6. EESTI POST - ISSUED 1918 -1919 FIRST POSTAGE STAMP OF ESTONIA ( LEFT BELOW )

7. ISSUED 1922 - 1928 - WEAVER AND BLACKSMITH

8. ISSUED 1930

9.   SEMI POSTAL GERMAN OCCUPATION OF ESTONIA - IMPERF.

10.  SEMI POSTAL GERMAN OCCUPATION OF ESTONIA - PERF

11. NEW STAMP

12. 1936 - 1940 - KONSTANTINE PATS

13.  ISSUED 1940 - GERMAN OCCUPATION OF ESTONIA

14. NEW STAMPS - 1991 - MAP AND FLAG OF ESTONIA

15. NEW STAMPS - COAT OF ARMS OF ESTONIA - 1991

16. NEW STAMPS - COAT OF ARMS OF ESTONIA - 1991

17. NEW STAMPS - COAT OF ARMS OF ESTONIA - 1991

18. NEW STAMPS

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