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First Philatelic Exhibition, Telšiai 1940

The first Lithuanian Philatelic Exhibition took place at Telšiai. Its prime initiator was Lithuania's foremost philatelic collector and expert, Dr. Jonas Mikulskis, also of Telšiai. The occasion for the event was the Centenary of the world's first postage stamp, the Penny Black, issued in England formally on May 1, 1840. The Philatelic Exhibition at Telšiai was opened on May … [Read More...]

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Lithuania 1932 Zeppelin flown cover to South America GRAF ZEPPELIN FLIGHT to South America. Cover sent from Kaunas, Lithuania to Pernambuco, Brazil, Kaunas, 21-Oct; Berlin transit postmark dated 23-Oct; Pernambuco 27-Oct. Zeppelins carried a great deal of … [Read More...]

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Lithuania 1938 unknown Retour cachet A previously unreported "Retour Inconnu" (Return Unknown) cachet on return cover to the US, applied on 31.V.1938 at Kaunas Centr. Nr 2. eBay listing - Ended Mar 08, 2015. Sold: $9 (3 bids) Lithuania … [Read More...]