Philately

Philately is the action of collecting postage stamps and other publications by collectors – philatelists.

Postage stamps are postage payment marks, used for paying for mailing of letters.

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Collections of postage stamps can be created according to various principles. Collections can be made of postage stamps of a particular country in chronological order as well as of those dedicated to particular topics, such as flora, fauna, sports, Olympics, space, etc.

Collectors can create their own collections of used (stamped) and unused postage stamps. People also collect postage stamp blocks, sheets, blocks of four stamps, First Day Covers, special sealing envelopes, stamp exhibition booklets and other postal publications.

The paper used for printing stamps, as well as the featured watermarks, colour variations, perforations and other parameters of the stamps are important. 


In the Republic of Latvia, the social life of philatelists is organised by the Latvian Philatelist Union.

 

Philately accessories can be viewed and ordered from the order catalogue.

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If you are interested in philately and philately services offered by us, contact the employees of our bond development department by calling 67608212 or writing to infofil@pasts.lv

 

 

 

Postage stamp publishing plan for 2017

No. Subject Number of Stamps Face value (EUR) Release date
1. Latvian county and city coats of arms (Standard) Olaine district, Malpils district, Roja district 3 0.50;0.57;1.39 13.01.
2. Unique exhibits of Museum of Nature 1 1.42 17.02.
3. Flowers - Freesia 1 0.64 03.03.
4. Europa - Castles 2 0.78;1.71 21.04.
5. Historical ships of the 19th century 1 0.61 09.05.
6. Free theme - My family (Family day) 1 0.50 15.05.
7. The excellent Latvian artists - Janis Tidemanis SHH of 1stamps 0.50 x 2 26.05.
8. Latvian Motor Museum - History of automobiles 1 1.39 02.06.
9. Latvian animals 1 0.85 16.06.
10. Latvian birds 2 0.50;1.41 14.07.
11. Modern artists 1 1.49 18.08.
12. Latvian lighthouses 1 0.90 09.09.
13. Latvian architecture 
Academic Center of Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia
1 1.39 28.09.
14. 150th Anniversary of E.Veidenbaums 1 0.57 03.10.
15. Latvia's first satellite Venta-1 1 0.85 06.10
16. Honour over power 1 0.50 10.10.
17. 500th Anniversary of reformation 1 0.85 31.10.
18. 100th Anniversary of Latvian Republic 3 0.50;0.57;1.42 03.11.
19. Christmas 3 0.50;0.78;0.85 24.11.
20. Flowers (reprints) 4 0.01;0.04;0.07;010 13.01.(As necessary)

*Dates and face values of postage Stamps can change according with balance warehouse.

Altogether: 26 postages, 1 SHH of stamps and 4 reprints.

Special stamping plan for 2017

No. Subject Release date
1. 25th Anniversary of Youth Guard 25.01.
2. 100th Anniversary of Elza Radzina 10.02.
3. 90th Anniversary of Riga Latvian Society stamp collector and numismatic department 07.05.
4. 100th Anniversary of Latvian Scout 11.08.
 

 

Special stamping plan for 2018

No Subject Quantity Value Date
1. Coats of arms of cities and regions of Latvia 3 0.50
0.57
1.39
19.01
2. XXIII Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018 1 0.61 02.02
3. The unique exhibits of Museum of Nature 1 1.42 16.02
4. Distinguished Latvian artists 1 block 0.50x2 23.02
5. The flag/map of Latvia  1 0.50 09.03
6. Europa - Bridges 2 0.78
1.49
20.04
7. „Likteņdārzs” - the Garden of Destiny 1 0.64 18.05
8. The birds  2 0.50
1.41
08.06
9. 100th Anniversary of Latvia Republic 3 0.50
0.57
1.42
29.06
10. History of automobile engineering – Motor Museum 1 1.39 13.07
11. Najaste nuissima 1 0.85 10.08
12. Joint issue with Bank of Latvia – Curonian Kings 1 5.00 07.09
13. Joint issue with Kyrgyzstan 2 0.61
1.49
14.09
14. 150th Anniversary of The Riga Latvian Society 1 0.57 12.10
15. The lighthouses 1 0.90 19.10
16. Centenary of the 1st postage stamp of Latvia Republic 1 0.57 16.11
17. Christmas 3 0.50
0.78
0.85
23.11
18. Flowers (Reprints) As necessary    

Totally: 25 postage stamps, 1 SHH of stamps, 1 SSH
* Face values and print run of stamps may be adjusted according to necessity.
 

 

Special stamping plan for 2018

No. Subject Date
1. 125th Anniversary of Oskars Stroks 06.01
2. Latvian XXVI Song Festival and XVI Dance Festival 06.07
3. 150th Anniversary of Peteris Feders 29.07
4. 100th Anniversary of Eduards Rozenstrauhs 13.08
5. Anniversary of Anta Klints 01.10
6. 200th Anniversary of Gederts Eliass Jelgava Museum of History and Art 15.10
 

 

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