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WWI postal history hanging per postcard

World War One: Hanging per Postcard

According to the Hague Convention of October 18, 1907, any occupying power had to abide by the civil law operating before the occupation, a practical exception being upkeep of justice within the military sphere. During the German occupation of Lithuania in 1915 - 1918, Russian civil law was permitted to continue, all the more so as in 1903 Russia had reformed its legal system … [Read More...]



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 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...]

Memel / Klaipeda

Stamp Collecting

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...]

LT-1922 surcharges forgeries Mi 141F

The 1922 Surcharges: 1 CENT. on 30 sk. orange

Among fakes of Lithuanian rarities it is not unusual to come across forgeries of one of the 1922 surcharges, namely, the 1 CENT. black surcharge on 30 sk. stamps of the Vytis design in orange colour. Forged surcharge 1 CENT. on 30 sk. orange (Mi … [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...]