Our editorial team has ensured that the Lithuania philatelic directory is the most comprehensive which is regularly updated. To suggest new philatelic links or categories please send us email (use form on Contacts page).
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- Postal history of Lithuania
- Philatelic clubs and societies
- Stamp catalogs
- Digital (virtual) collections
- Philatelic forums
- Philatelic links
- Stamp and philatelic supplies shops
- Stamp auctions
- Other Lithuania collecting links
Postal history of Lithuania
The Lithuanian Post – Website of AB Lietuvos paštas.
Start of The Lithuanian Post – An excellent study by J. Kaptein (The Netherlands) dedicated to philately of Lithuania (also Latvia and Estonia) covering the Tsarist period, WWI, Independent Lithuania (1918-1940) and the Soviet Period (1944-1990).
Postal rates of Lithuania – Detailed overview of postal rates in Lithuania by Sijtze Reurich (The Netherlands) covering the 1795-1918 and 1944-2007.
Philatelic clubs and societies
Lithuania Philatelic Society, Chicago, USA – The Lithuania Philatelic Society (LPS) was founded in 1946 in Chicago, Illinois. The LPS has 150+ active members from the USA, Lithuania, France, Germany, Canada, Japan and Australia.
Philatelic Club Lituanica – The club Lituanica has closed after 21 years, also marking the end of its print publication PHILLIT.
FILOP – The philatelic opposition is the initiative of private citizens which traces its roots back to early Soviet period. The purpose of this movement is protection of national values and traditional principles of a graphic aesthetics against the user nihilism from corrupt authorities that dominates many areas of a life. Updated 1/20/2013 – removed broken link to English version of the website.
Union of Lithuanian Philatelists – Lietuvos Filatelistu Sajunga (LFS) is a nation organization established in 1996 continuing traditions of Lithuania Philatelic Society – Kaunas (est. 1924). The LFS adheres to the principles of the F.I.P. – Fédération Internationale de Philatélie.
Het Baltische Gebied – Philatelists group “The Baltic Area (The Netherlands) is a group of collectors of stamps and postal history of the Baltic states.
Baltic States Philatelic Society – Philatelists group (California) offering expertizing services and access to their philatelic library.
Forschungsgemeinschaft Litauen e.V. – Philatelic Research Foundation Lithuania (Germany): philatelists group forging ever closer ties with philatelist in Lithuania, publisher of the bulletin “Lituania”, offers help to other collectors to advance their Lithuania collections.
Lithuanian postage stamps (1918-1940) – A terrific online resource for beginners and advanced collectors. Now both in Lithuanian and English, the website is easy to navigate. Stamps listed by their Michel, Lietuvos and Scott catalog numbers.
Lithuanian postage stamps – The closest thing to illustrated modern stamp catalog – stamp shop of the Lithuania Post. (New website design: useful 1990-now stamp catalog (en/lt) has been removed)
New Lithuania stamp issues – An illustrated catalog of Lithuania new stamp issues, maintained be members of Lithuania philatelic forum.
Digital (virtual) collections
Les Français à MEMEL– Postal History of Memel (French Period), an award-winning exhibit by Bernard Jusserand.
Montekristo Filatelija – Album pages of Lithuania (1918-1940), Postgebiet Ob. Ost., Memelgebiet, Litwa Srodkowa, Ostland collections.
Lithuania philatelic forum – Our new Lithuanian philatelic forum for English speaking collectors.
New forum for collectors – This is a new forum dedicated to various topics of collecting for Lithuanian speaking collectors.
Philatelic forum – This forum is basically defunct now due to changes in website focus and ownership.
Lituanica on Stamps – This is a terrific virtual philatelic collection of Lithuania on world postage stamps. It displays world-wide issued postage stamps about Lithuania, people of Lithuanian heritage and related historical events.
Filatelija.lt – An informative site related to modern Lithuanian stamps, however needs update.
Balticstamps.com – An excellent resource for collectors of Baltics philately.
Philatelic Experts – A list of worldwide philatelic experts.
Private Post of Lithuania – A very informative site related to modern private post of Lithuania, local issues, and perfins.
Lithuania as seen through its stamps– The website of the World Cultural Heritage as seen through postage stamps (currently hosted by the Internet Archive).
Depiction of personalities on Lithuania – A Wikipedia page of historical personalities, signatories of the 1916 Declaration of Independence of the Lithuania, personalities of culture, national heroes and politicians depicted on Lithuania stamps (1920-1940). stamps (1920-1940)
Philatelic terms– A Linn’s website – Glossary Of Philatelic Terms.
Lithuanian Philately Blog – An excellent illustrated blog on Lithuanian Philately by Prahanoaki (published from Prague).
TPOs of Lithuania– A nice, illustrated article about history of traveling post offices in Lithuania by the TPO & Seapost Society (UK).
Covers from Lithuania– A virtual exhibition of old covers from Lithuania.
Philately of Wilno/Vilnius 1935 – 1941– An excellent illustrated blog on postal history of Wilno/Vilnius through the years 1935 – 1941 while under Polish, Lithuanian and Soviet occupation, published by Simon Kelly.
Memel stamps – An excellent resource for collectors of Memel/Klaipeda philately.
Stamp and philatelic supplies shops
New online stamp store – we maintain a virtually complete stock of the entire Lithuanian area, 1918-1941, mint or used, sets or singles, by Michel or Scott catalog numbers. Still adding new items daily, so make sure you bookmark and visit frequently. Paypal checkout makes purchasing very easy.
Loral stamps – This stamp shop has an extensive collection of 1918-1940 Lithuania stamps and also carries a wide variety of specialized Baltic stamps. Excessive shipping/handling charges.
Post.lt – A store of Lithuanian Post offering a variety of modern Lithuania stamps. Stamp and cancellation programme of the Lithuania Post. (New website design – service available only in Lithuanian)
Neofila – This stamp shop has an extensive collection of Lithuania stamps, FDC and other philatelic items issued between 1990-2008.
Zillions of Stamps – Virtual network of stamp dealers with a good selection of Lithuanian stamps.
Mimir HB – An extensive offering of 1918-1940 Lithuania stamps, many imperforated and rare variety stamps.
Stampstore.org – A store of APS offering a variety of Lithuania stamps. Have to be a member of the APS to order stamps.
Maddy’s Philatelic Service – offers variety of European stamps including Lithuania stamps of 1919-1940 period.
Phil Bansner – A web store offering a variety U.S. and worldwide postal history, literature, stamps and also pre-WWII Lithuania stamps.
Amos Advantage – Is a discount program extended to subscribers of Linn’s Stamp News, Scott Stamp Monthly, and other magazines. Large discounts (up to 70%) offered on many items including Minkus, Schaubek, Scott albums and album pages.
Philimpex – A Swiss dealer. Although most stamps currently are from Central Lithuania, pre-WWII Lithuania stamps also frequently available.
Private Stamps – Lithuania custom postage stamps on Zazzle.com. Legal tender US postage stamps commemorating the trans-Atlantic crossing in 1933 by a single-engine monoplane “Lituanica” piloted by Steponas (Stephen) Darius and Stasys (Stanley) Girenas. Other personalized stamps.
Hungaria Stamp Exchange – Eastern Europe stamp dealer with some Lithuania stamps. Low shipping rates. Paypal checkout makes purchasing very easy.
Robstine Stamps– UK stamp dealer sometimes offers Lithuania stamps.
Kosel-Shop – Austrian stamp dealer of worldwide postage stamps and collections, carries an extensive inventory of modern Lithuania (1991-).
Ege Bjerregaard Frimærkehandel – Danish stamp dealer of worldwide stamps, carries an extensive inventory of classic Lithuania (1918-1940). Stamps listed according to the AFA numbering system.
Jim Forte Postal History – A dealer of worldwide postal history, carries an extensive inventory of classic Lithuania covers (1919-1940).
Filatelic Service of Finland– Finish stamp dealer with many stamps of classic Lithuania.
J Barefoot Ltd.– A UK stamp dealer offers stamps and postal history of Europe. If you are aiming to fill in gaps to an existing classic Baltic States collection, email the dealer your name and postal address and collecting interest; he’ll send you a list.
Montekristo Filatelija– Offers variety of stamps (singles or complete sets) including Lithuania stamps of 1918-1940 period. Use translate.google.com to navigate this website.
Cherrystonestamps.com – An online stamp store with the expertise and backing of one of the world’s leading Cherrystone Auction Houses.
Poppe-Stamps – A Philippine stamp dealer carriers a large accumulation of classic and central Lithuania stamps. Large and clear scans. Stamps listed according to their SG catalog numbers.
Tripple S– A US postal history dealer with 3,000+ outstanding items listed online including rare Lithuania and Memel postal history items – highly recommended.
Lituanica stamp shop – A large accumulation of classic Lithuania stamps both mint and used sets.
SAFE stamp collecting supplies – SAFE provides the philatelist a wide variety of hingeless stamp albums, cover albums, stockbooks, stock pages, leather binders and stamp accessories including watermark detectors.
Philatelie Christoph Gärtner – This online stamp shop of carries a wide variety of philatelic materials from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and many other countries.
Molnar Stamp & Coin – Online stamp shop. Also sells many stamps of classic Lithuania. Unfortunately, no stamp pictures available.
Kniffka Philatelie – Online stamp shop. Online shop carries a good selection of WWII occupation issues (Alsėdžiai – Alsedschen, Panevėžys – Ponewesch, Rokiškis – Rakischki, Telšiai – Telschen).
Rare Stamps and Covers – Our weekly updated list of rare Lithuania stamps and covers.
Philasearch – Virtual network (search engine) that includes many well-known auction houses with an extensive listing of Lithuania philately.
Stamp Circuit – Virtual network (search engine). Requires registration (free). Lists many philatelic auctions including closed auctions from well-known auction houses. Search keywords “Kaunas” and “Vilnius” yield more listings rather than that using “Lithuania”.
Cherrystone – Originally founded as a retail store in 1967, the Cherrystone auctions offers wide selection of stamps with a focus on rarity and exceptional quality.
Raritan Stamps – Specializes in stamps and covers Russia. Many philatelic materials from Lithuania.
Classic and modern stamps of Lithuania – Here you find current ebay listings of Lithuania stamps and postal history.
Lithuania stamps – Here you find current delcampe.net listings of Lithuania stamps.
Lithuania stamps on Pirkis.lt – Here you find current listings of Lithuania philately (auction information in Lithuanian). Registration is only possible via SMS by sending code from mobile phone in Lithuania.
Philea AB – Swedish auction house. Many philatelic materials from Baltic states.
Christoph Gärtner Auctions – One of the most active auction houses. Many outstanding rare philatelic materials from Baltic states.
Other Lithuania collecting links
Lithuanian Maps – very informative and extensively illustrated website about historical maps of Lithuanian.
Stamp collecting links exchange
Austria Philatelic Society (US) – the Austria Philatelic Society (US), also known as AUSPS is dedicated to the study of Austria, Austria related philately and postal history.
Philatino – an interactive Internet portal for professional stamp auctioneers.
Encyclopaedia Philatelica – Multilingual encyclopedia composed around four sections: personages, fauna, flora and geographia. Image gallery about iconography, genealogy, history, art and taxonomy.
Philaguide – The Golden Guide for Philatelists.
Ancient 2 Modern – Find collectible coins and banknotes. A full range search of numismatic collectibles.
StampLists.com – Find collectible stamps and covers. Provides a full range search of collectible postage stamps, from bargain-priced items to rarities and other hard-to-find gems.
StampSeeker.com – A simple, fast search from your mobile. Find stamps, coins & banknotes, and everything else.