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 1933 Darius – Girenas transatlantic flight cover
The official flight committee issued cover No 521 carried aboard the tragic “Lituanica” flight from New York to Kaunas. Lituanica was an Bellanca CH-300 Pacemaker airplane flown by American-Lithuanian pilots Stephen Darius and Stanley T. Girenas.
eBay listing – Ended: Oct 28, 2012. Sold: $153 (10 bis)
Lithuania 1919 Kaunas registered cover to Neu Ulm
Registered cover from Kaunas to Neu Ulm, franked on reverse with 40sk & 50sk typeset numerals, tied by Kaunas date postmarker, with a provisional registration No 544 in manuscript. Boxed Königsberg censor cachet.
Cherrystone Auctions – Ending: Nov 1, 2012. Currently: $240
Lithuania 1939 registered cover to Sweden
A souvenir sheet (Sc 309a Mi Block 1A) on a postally used cover to Väckelsång, Sweden.
eBay listing – Ended Oct 14, 2012. Sold $46 (3 bids)
Lithuania 1918 Ob.-Ost domestic registered cover
Registered cover sent locally in Vilnius. Cachet “Wilna” used on Ob.-Ost registration etiquette.
eBay listing – Ended Oct 07, 2012. Sold $338 (7 bids)