Latvia: Struve’s Geodetic Arc Souvenir Sheet

Latvia 2011-05-05 Mini-sheet

Latvian Post will issue a souvenir sheet commem-orating Struve’s Geodetic Arc. The May 5, 2011 issue, shown below, contains two single stamps, a 35 and 55 lat denomin-ations. A marker monument is shown in the 35 lat stamp. The center background of the sheet shows a theodolite possibly used for […]

National History Museum of Latvia

Latvia 2009-05-14

On May 14, 2009 Latvian Post issued a new stamp to commemorate the National History Museum of Latvia ( Latvijas Nacionālais vēstures muzejs). The musuem is the largest repository of Latvian cultural material and was founded in 1869 as the museum of the Riga Latvian Society. Since 1920 the Museum has […]

Republic of Latvia Marks 90th Anniversary

Latvia 2008-11-07

On November 7, 2008 Latvian Post issued a single stamp that commemorates the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Latvia on November 18, 1918. The stamp shows the Latvian Coat of Arms overlaid on the national flag in the shape of the country boundary. This issue of 500,000 […]