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Estonian fauna – Weasel

Estonian fauna – Weasel

Estonia post issued a postage stamp featuring Weasel. Weasel (Mustela nivalis) has a tail, brownish on the back and white on the belly in the summer, is slightly shorter than that of the other small carnivore, the ermine, and the …

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Europa 2013 – Estonia

Europa 2013 – Estonia

Estonia post issued a set of two postage stamps featuring past stage coach and present postal vehicles as a part of Europa 2013 series. On Estonian and Livonian roads mail was carried on horseback until the middle of the 18th …

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Bird of the Year – Partridge

Bird of the Year – Partridge

Estonia post issued a stamp of the bird of the year featuring Partridge. The Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) is a small bird of the pheasant family who mainly lives in farmland – in fields as well in pasturelands. It passes …

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Estonian Flag

Estonian Flag

Estonia post issued the Estonian Flag stamp, the first Estonian self-adhesive postage stamp with non-traditional perforation. The national flag of Estonia is a tricolour featuring three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), black, and white. The normal size is 105 …

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Year of the Snake – Estonia

Year of the Snake - Estonia

Estonia post issued a postage stamp to mark the coming lunar year. By the Chinese zodiac calendar the Year of the Snake will start on February 10. Although many people associate the Snake with dangers and venoms, it is still …

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London 2012 Olympic Games – Estonia

London 2012 Olympic Games - Estonia

Modern Olympic Games are a cultural event, the culmination of the Olympic movement that brings together sportsmen from all the five continents to a great sports festival that unites athletes from all over the world. The 30th Olympic Summer Games …

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Church of St Simeon – Estonia

Church of St Simeon - Estonia

The Church of St Simeon and the female prophet Anne is the second Orthodox church built in a Tallinn suburb after the Great Nordic War. It is located close to the harbour and was dedicated to St Simeon the Righteous …

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