Every week we compile list of rare stamps and covers on the market. These are some of the most interesting philatelic items that we felt are interesting enough for collectors to browse.
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Lithuania 1935 Vaitkus Flight Cover Lituanica II
The 1935 flight registered cover No 73 carried on the second transatlantic flight from New York to Kaunas by a Lithuanian-American aviator Lt. Felix Waitkus (Feliksas Vaitkus). Cover franked with Mi 404, addressed by Felix Waitkus to himself in Kohler, Wisconsin. Very similar cover (No 94) sold for $750 in June 2012.
eBay listing – Ended Aug 28, 2012. Unsold $1100
Lithuania 1941 Rokiskis
1941 Occupation of Lithuania, Rokiškis local issue, hand overprinted Soviet definitive 20 k stamps, MNH, 50-stamp complete overprint sheet.
eBay listing – Ended Aug 27, 2012. Sold $184 (15 bids)
Lithuania 1941 Anyksciai
1941 Occupation of Lithuania, Anykščiai local issue, hand overprinted Soviet definitive 5 k stamps, MNH. Quantity reported: 300 stamps. Klein certificate.
eBay listing – Ended Aug 20, 2012. Sold $2400
Lithuania 1924 Stylized Cross Mi 215 Sc 207
Rare as multiples, rare in MNH condition. Litauen Wz Schlingen Mi 215. Klein certificate. Similar block (MNH) sold for $3700 in May 2012.
eBay listing – Ended Aug 17, 2012. Unsold $3825
Lithuania 1923 Definitive issue
The the ruins of the castle of Kaunas, 60 cent – no watermark variety. Only 16 known to exist.
eBay listing – Ended Aug 4, 2012. Sold $240 (3 bids)