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LT-1941 Sugihara mail to Japan

Consul Sugihara and Urgent Mail to Japan in 1941

During the collapse of Poland in August 1939 a considerable number of refugees sought shelter in the still neutral Lithuania. While the Polish military were accommodated in internment facilities, civilians had to make their own arrangements. When after Poland's demise Lithuania, in turn, lost her independence and was incorporated into the Soviet Union, many Jewish refugees … [Read More...]

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Šilinė is a locality south east of Tauragė, better known as a wide-spread Šilinės miškas (Forest of Šilinė). A Lithuanian postal facility with access to telegraph was established … [Read More...]

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LT-1919 Radvikiskis one-liner reg-598

Rare stamps and covers (June 2015)

Lithuania 1919 Radviliškis Registered letter with a provisional registration in manuscript. One-liner cachet "Radviliskis". German military censorship mark “M.P.k” (Militärische Postkontrolle Königsberg). German label “Vom Ausland über Königsberg Pr. … [Read More...]

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Every week we compile list of philatelic fakes and forgeries found on eBay and other online auctions. Please help us to maintain this database by sending us links to websites and online auctions that sell such stamps and covers. Fake stamps are sometimes … [Read More...]

LT-1919 Kaunas 3rd issue se-tenant block of 4

Rare stamps and covers (May 2015)

Lithuania 1940 Papile to South Arfrica Cover sent from Papilė to Transvaal province in South Africa. TPO route Kretinga - Šiauliai, post section No. 18. Opened by censor. eBay listing - Ended May 23, 2015. Sold: $54 (12 bids) Lithuania 1919 … [Read More...]