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They say “good things come in threes”… so after Luxembourg and Germany, here we are again to present you with the third Postcrossing-themed stamp of 2022, a lovely specimen from Estonia!

The Estonian Postcrossing stamp features four black birds on a black background, all holding onto the same postcard in their beak. On the postcard, there's a yellow smiley face on the message side. Several yellow lines, hearts and envelopes float around the birds. The stamp reads POSTCROSSING, EESTI 2022 and 1.90€

We like it a lot! 😍 A big happy postcard front and center, being carried around by birds! It’s a fun and quirky design, that I think radiates the joy one feels when sending or receiving a postcard.

The designer Triin Heimann is a familiar name in Estonian philately, having designed quite a few popular stamps on a variety of styles. Most notable, she is responsible for the Estonian Lunar New Year series, which has been published for over 10 years! Maybe we’re a little biased, but we think this Postcrossing stamp might be one of her most lively works yet.

The postage on this stamp is for international mail, and Omniva picked October 1st as their stamp launch date, which makes us extra happy as it is also World Postcard Day! And there will also be a cancellation mark and special First Day Postcard available on the day. The FDC postcard has several birds carrying postcards in a blue background on the left, and address lines on the right. The cancellation mark has a similar motive.

If you’re in or around Tallinn on that date, there will be a Postcrossing stamp launch event and meetup taking place at the conference room of the Original Sokos Hotel Viru, in the afternoon — including a mini-postcard fair, with illustrators, designers and publishers selling their postcards! Check out this topic for more details.

We’re excited to see all these happy new stamps making their way across the world… and also to think of them in the albums of philatelic collectors, standing out a little bit from all the other stamps around them.

74 comments so far

FinPostcrossing, Finland
Our warmest congratulations to the Postcrossing community, and especially Estonian postcrossers! See you in Tallinn on World Postcard Day!
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PostcrossingAX, Åland Islands
Postcrossers from Åland Islands congratulate our wonderful colleagues in Estonia! Well deserved stamp!
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Kot12, Russia
Beautiful!
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Regndroppar, Finland
A beautiful stamp! My favourite out of these three 😊📮❤
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DirkG, Germany
Very beautiful! ❤️
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palm_tree, United Arab Emirates
Absolutely wonderful stamp!! 😍
Does anyone happen to know whether there are plans to launch special cancellation mark for World Postcard Day this year (2022), like Portuguese Post did previously? Would be grateful to hear the news on this!
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Jolafee, France
love it!
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RosaTea, Italy
Ohhhhh, it's really beautiful 😍
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Demmi, Romania
Wow, looks great!
Well done Triin Heimann!
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RalfH, Germany
I like it!
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abqslp, United States of America
What a creative representation of this community! I love it, and hope an Estonian Postcrosser receives my address!
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wildernesscat, Israel
Exquisite!
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Bodding, Italy
So pretty! 😍
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nisnoopy3, Malaysia
Beautiful one more time~!

I like this stamp so cheerful, joyful and abundance of cuteness!

Thank you so much to the designer, Triin Heimann for this amazing Postcrossing stamp!

Oh, I also like her Lunar New Year stamps! XD XD XD
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mysweetlife63, United States of America
Absolutely love it! Congratulations!!
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Kristi-D, United States of America
Wow! What a wonderful stamp! It's such an honor for Postcrossing to be honored by these three stamps. Congratulations, Estonia, and to our Postcrossing founders and team!
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Surimabo, Canada
Very beautiful. Congratulations, Estonia!!!!
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honeyveri10, South Africa
Really pretty!!
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shui, Taiwan
Congratulations ! What an adorable design that spreads joy and smiles all around ! That's just what postcrossing brings to us ! : - D
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TAISIYASHEYENKOVA, Belarus
Beautiful ❤️
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Solna, Lithuania
So beautiful!💌
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Flippie, Canada
Congrads Estonia! I hope to find one day a card with the stamp or even one of those postcards.
I can't wait...hihi
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posticards72, Germany
Well done!
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Tinkatutu, Australia
How exciting, and what a beautiful stamp! ❤️
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radiofan, Austria
Lucky Estonia!
What a wonderful design for the new Postcrossing stamp!
I'd be happy to receive this stamp one day :)
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Aguaroble, France
This is great!
I really like Triin Heimann's stamps, but I wouldn't have recognized its style...
Bravo eestlastele! Elagu Postcrossing!
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tbt924, United States of America
WOW! This is absolutely gorgeous. Can't wait to receive one someday.
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HookedonPostcards, Canada
Beautiful. And, I am jealous. Again. Another country with a stamp, but not Canada. I will continue with my personal letter and postcard campaign to have one for Canada. Maybe we'll have one by World Postcard Day next year? Fingers and toes crossed. Universe, are you listening?
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sohanur, Bangladesh
It's a good one! Congratulations!🫰🫰
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Kikka, Finland
I also like this stamp a lot! (I love birds) I imagine these birds are barn swallows, the national birds of Estonia?
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1Suzanne, United Kingdom
What a happy stamp. It would be super to go to the launch.
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IndonesiaRaya, Indonesia
wow.. 3 new Postcrossing stamps this year : Luxembourg, Germany and Estonia, congrats ...
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Ayam61, Netherlands
Beautiful, congratulations for this.
I hope to receive a card from Estonia in the autumn with this stamp on it.
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Rosario_Sannino, Italy
wonderful!
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AllieCat, Australia
I love it!
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AllieCat, Australia
Best one yet!
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Rosanne123, China
The blue color looks so great! And the black birds with a mail match well.
Very simple elements but deepen the interest of postcrossing :)
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Capricorn_Belarus, Belarus
Beautiful stamp. ❤️❤️❤️
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roomwithaview, Germany
Wow - beautiful!
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joshelton, United States of America
Looks gorgeous!
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mounten, Italy
Lovely like it.
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HM, Netherlands
Süper!!

Ready for autumn.....
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prouakaisa, Estonia
Very nice!
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beesknees, United States of America
Excellent - I just sent my plea to the US post office for a postcrossing stamp.
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jeroenvberlo, Netherlands
What a lovely stamp.
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Manni007, Germany
This is really a beautiful stamp !
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Selena, United States of America
Wow, I think this is my favorite 💌 of the new ones. And a card too!
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linku, Germany
Wonderful, thank you Estonia!!
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orange_memo, United States of America
That's very beautiful! ❤️ US Postal Service should follow the suit
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fieldpostmouseYvi, Austria
How lovely!!! 💖 Congrats to Estonia for this nice stamp! Hopefully I will have luck and receive a postcard with it one day! 😊😉😍
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leaflets, China
1.9 € ...
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D2M2, United States of America
It's great to have another Postcrossing stamp! I'm curious what kind of birds those are. They are vaguely birdlike. . . or they could be flying humans. . .
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NIDUSKA, Finland
Lovely stamp ♥️♥️
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mezzanine2, Canada
Congratulations to Estonia's postal service for putting out a Postcrossing stamp. I hope to receive not only another postcard from Estonia, but also a postcard with this stamp.
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Bookcat, Germany
The postmark is really beautiful!
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mailmogg, United Kingdom
This Estonian stamp is really beautiful. Many Thanks to the Designer for such a Happy Inspirational design! John
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Joy_n, India
It's beautiful.
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MagicMarie, Germany
Wow, how nice!
It's a big year for Postcrossing- one awesome happening after the other! 😍🥳
I love that. Congrats Estonia!!!
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gbcwd, China
Beautiful
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pjsubway, United States of America
Nicely done, Estonia! Hoping one comes my way!
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MrsBabl, United States of America
Beautiful! Wish the U.S. would make a stamp for Postcrossing. I sent a request to the Postmaster General, and got a nicely written letter turning it down. So sad...
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maggie0226, China
So lovely!!! 🥰
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cerres, Estonia
I look forward to this meeting. Beautiful stamp and cancellation!
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Luziaceleste, Brazil
So cool! Looking forward be a lucky recipeint of a postcard with one of them! Congrats Estonian people.
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betslets, United States of America
Congratulations on another remarkable stamp. I do have a few postcards from Estonia, but always welcome more. . .it would be especially fun to receive one with the new Postcrossing stamp and postmark. Thank you for including the Lunar New Year link -- I noted all the different postage rates as the years went by.
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Robin67, Austria
Beautiful stamp and absolutely fabulous card! <3
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ipuenktchen, Iran
Congrats to Estonia!!!!!!!
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KristinaGisela, United States of America
Congratulations to all Estonian snailmailers who now have a Postcrossing stamp! Kudos and many thanks to Triin Heiman for this delightful design!
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Cassisia, Germany
It's raining Postcrossing stamps, this one is beautiful. Well done, Estonian post! 🥳
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Merjan, Finland
A great stamp. I'm happy to go to Tallinn for a day-trip on 1st Oct. It's only 2 hours by ship from Helsinki.
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kithin, China
awesome!!🎊
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lifedance, Philippines
Wow, expressive arts on a stamp! I wish I wish that one will fly my way...
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pommiegal, New Zealand
Wow beautiful stamp hope one might fly my way. Wishing you all the best on the launch day ❣️
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Kunterbunter, Germany
Great Design 👍💙Amazing
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