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LT-1920 Vilnius postmarks found

VILNIUS 1920: A doubtful postmark cleared up

In the Catalogue of Lithuanian Postal Markings by Vytautas Fugalevičius (Witold Fugalewitsch), in the section on VILNIUS 1920, there are unfilled spaces for two presumed but unconfirmed circular postmarks. They are marked there provisionally as "1" and "2a". One of the unfilled spaces can now be filled thanks to a discovery by Mr. Vytautas Jurkša (Dublin) of the yet … [Read More...]

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LPS Journal No 242

The long-awaited LPS Journal No 242 featuring excellent research articles by Dr. V Doniela, Dr. V. Geyfman, A. Kapochunas and others is now in print. This multicolored issue … [Read More...]

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Šilinė

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 Missions Militaires Francais Dans Les Pays Baltis

Rare stamps and covers (Oct 2014)

French Military Mission to Baltics Stampless military mail envelope addressed to Paris cancelled by 'Missions Militaires Francais Dans Les Pays Baltes / Le General Comt.' double ring in violet, with Paris arrival and forwarded to Epinal. 29th … [Read More...]

Mi 404 forgery

Fakes and Forgeries Database

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...]

Taujenai 1919 MS cancellation cover to Connecticut

Rare stamps and covers (Sep 2014)

Lithuania 1922 First Definitive issue 8 Auksinai, imperforate block of 4, Mi 125. eBay listing - Ended: Sep 20, 2014. Sold: $80 (37 bids)   Lithuania 1934 overprinted stationery card Overprinted 15 ct stationery card sent from Klaipeda … [Read More...]