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Estonian Post Will Issue a New Stamp: St Catherine’s of Võru

Estonian Post announced a new stamp issue on July 24th dedicated to St Catherine’s of Võru church.


St Catherine’s of Võru was built in the years 1788–1792, being a contemporary with the city, and was finished on July 24, 1793. The church has two tower clocks – the smaller one weighing 460 and the bigger one 850 kg. In 2013 it is also the centenary of its organ built by the Kriisa brothers. Services are held inside the church on every Sunday and on at all the major festivities. St Catherine’s of Võru has also been included in the Travellers’ Churches program.

Stamp Technical Details:

Price: 0.45
Date: 24.07.2013
Designer: Riho Luuse
Quantity issued: 50 000
Sheets: 5 X 5
Perforation: 13¾ : 14
Print: ofset
Printing house: AS Vaba Maa