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 1863 pre-stamp era Palanga cover
A pre-stamp era cover with a circular Polangen (Palanga) cancel posted to Libau (Liepaja, Latvia). This cancel type was only used between 1862-1863. Rare.
Ebay Listing – Ended: Apr 26, 2010. Sold: $47
Lithuania 1935 Lituanica II Brown/Olive 50ct overprint x4
The 1935 Issue by the 2nd Transatlantic Flight Committee to help raise funds for Lituanica II flight from New York to Kaunas by pilot Lt. Feliksas Vaitkus (Felix Waitkus). This was an unauthorized issue. Total issue is unknown (some 700-1500 are mentioned); rare in multiples.
Ebay Listing – Ended: Apr 17, 2010. Didn’t sell: $1940
Lithuania 1919 Registered cover from Kaunas to Neu Ulm
Early registered cover from Kaunas franked on reverse with 40sk & 50sk typeset numerals, tied by Kaunas cds, some toning, otherwise fine, with boxed censor cachet & arrival cds, rare.
Cherrystone Listing – Ended: Apr 29, 2010. Sold: $240
Lithuania 1939 Semi Postal Basketball Imperforate Sets
1939 Lithuania semi postal Basketball issue set was issued to commemorate and support the third European Basketball Championship held in Kaunas, May 21-28, 1939. Only 200 sets issued as imperforate variety (Mi.429U-431U).
Cherrystone Listing – Ended: Apr 29, 2010. Sold: $1400