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LT-1939 Sventosios Uostas

Šventosios Uostas and Volunteer Work Teams

During the annexation of Klaipėdos kraštas (= Memelgebiet) by Germany on March 22, 1939, Lithuania also lost Klaipėda as its only sea-worthy port. Although the German take-over allowed some concessions for Lithuania's trade needs, it was tragically obvious that Lithuania badly needed its own independent sea outlet. The only choice available was provided by a modest-size fishing … [Read More...]



LPS Journal No 243

The long-awaited latest issue of LPS journal is now in print. It has been a long time coming, but worth it. The issue No 243 gathers together excellent research articles by Dr. V … [Read More...]

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Jeznas MS cancel

Jeznas (also Jieznas) 1919

Update: new provisional manuscript cancel has been discovered by Vytautas Jurkša In WWI, Jeznas, presently Jieznas, (Jezno, Ezno) was passed through by German troops late in … [Read More...]

Memel / Klaipeda

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LT-1925 Kaunas Gelez PT Ist Mi 222y

Rare stamps and covers (Aug 2015)

Lithuania 1920 Kaunas Color issue 20sk and 40sk in blocks of 4, MNH, Mi 64YB (Sc 95A), Mi 64XB (Sc 96A). eBay listing - Ended Aug 27, 2015. Sold: $120 (1 bid) Lithuania 1923 New Currency Issue 25 cents in block of 4, vertically imperforate … [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...]

LT-1927 postally used Mi P1 15c maroon miscut

Rare stamps and covers (July 2015)

Lithuania 1924 Stylized Cross Mi 215 used Very rare as used, Litauen Wz Schlingen Mi 215. Klein certificate. MiCV 1000€ eBay listing - Ended Aug 1, 2015. Sold: $164 (13 bids) Lithuania 1927 Vytis Cross issue error 10 cent, violet, strip of 3, … [Read More...]