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The tradition of sending postcards and letters to friends and loved ones has persevered through time. In Europe, regular mail transportation began with the initiative of Franz von Taxis in 1495, between Vienna and Brussels. Estonia established its first regular postal link with Sweden in 1638. The first postage stamp was issued in England in 1840 and the first Estonian postage stamp was issued in 1918. Even though in today’s digital world, people mainly communicate via electronic channels using abbreviations and symbols, postcards and letters still hold a worthy place as means for sending messages. Handwritten kind messages bring joy to recipients of all ages and also please the sender – this tradition is worth being passed on to the younger generations.