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
Registered cover carried aboard the second transatlantic flight from New York to Kaunas by a Lithuanian-American aviator Lt. Felix Waitkus (Feliksas Vaitkus). Cover No 816 franked with Mi 404, addressed by ALTASS in Chicago, Illinois. Similar cover (No 94) sold for $750 in June 2012.
eBay listing – Ended: Dec 27, 2012. Sold: $688 (13 bids)
General Gouvernement 1940 censored postage due
Postal stationary card mailed from Kresna (General Gouvernement) to Vilnius via Königsberg. Censored by the German censor in Königsberg. Postage due (Primoketi) marking 45 cent.
eBay listing – Ended: Dec 16, 2012. Sold: $129 (9 bids)
Field Post 1920 1st Lithuanian-Byelorussian Division
Censored picture post card from a soldier in the 13th Heavy Artillery Regiment, 1st Lithuanian-Byelorussian Division to Krakow. Date July 24, 1920. Very scarce.
eBay listing – Ended: Dec 16, 2012. Currently: $56 (6 bids)
Lithuania 1920 Telsiai postmaster issue
A very rare 1920 Telšiai Postmaster’s provisional issue on local cover to Varniai.
Cherrystone Auctions – Ended: Jan 9, 2013. Sold: $1300
Lithuania 192x Šiluva provisional cancel
Cancelling by a rectangular cachet (indistinct) in violet ink. We think this could be previously unknown Šiluva provisional cancel.
eBay listing – Ended: Dec 2, 2012. Sold: $201 (2 bids)