Latvia 2011 Centenary of the Latvian Republic 1918-2018 (III). Maritime History

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 11th November 2011
  • three values, issued in sheetlets of 8 stamps with illustrated gutter
  • Designed by: Elita Viliama
  • Printed by: Baltijas Banknote, Riga
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 36mm x width 27mm
  • Perforations: 13.75 x 13.75

35s ~ The Latvian Merchant Fleet. Transatlantic sailing ship Andreas Weide (built 1891); the steamer Hercogs Jekabs (operated 1920s-30s); the Rezekne (contemporary vessel)
60s ~ The Latvian Naval School at Ainaži. Students and building, oak leaves, rigging of ship and ship’s wheel, portrait of Krišjänis Valdemärs (founder, 1864)
100s ~ Latvian Naval Forces. Ships Virsaitis (sunk in World War II), Skrunda (contemporary patrol boat), and 1930s submarines Ronis and Spidola, with portrait of Admiral Teodors Späde (of Russia)

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