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 1926 air post inverted center
MNH rare in this condition. The Air Post Issue of 1926, Mi 245 K. Only 200 known in existence.
eBay listing – Ended Jan 29, 2012. Sold: $153 (17 bids)
Lithuania 1940 Soviet occupation inverted overprint
Soviet occupation issue – inverted “LTSR 1940 VII 21” overprint on a 10 cent stamp. Only 100 known in existence. Klein certificate.
eBay listing – Ended Jan 29, 2012. Unsold: $299
Lithuania 1941 Vilnius cover
A nice express cover sent from Vilnius to Germany with mixed franking. German censor on reverse.
eBay listing – Ended Jan 21, 2012. Sold: $191 (20 bids)
Lithuania 1927 cover Borneo (Dutch Indies)
An interesting item of postal history. A registered cover sent from town Seirijai to Borneo via Munich (per train to Genova Italy).
eBay listing – Ended Jan 17, 2012. Sold: $96 (3 bids)
Lithuania 1935 Vaitkus Flight Cover Lituanica II
The 1935 flight registered cover No 949 carried on the second transatlantic flight from New York to Kaunas by a Lithuanian-American aviator Felix Waitkus (Feliksas Vaitkus). Cover franked with Mi 404, addressed by Felix Waitkus to himself in Kohler, Wisconsin. Similar cover No 731 addressed to ALTASS in Chicago, recently sold for $800.
eBay listing – Ended Jan 05, 2012. Sold: $958 (34 bids)
Lithuania 1933 Darius-Girenas Overprinted Issue (a reprint)
Tobias Hyulmans (BPP expert) informed us that this set is a reprint (please see comments below) – An overprinted issue on 5 stamps of the Lithuanian Child 2nd Air Post issue for the benefit of the transatlantic flight. Klein certificate.
eBay listing – Ended Jan 05, 2012. Sold: $795 (19 bids)
Lithuania 1924 New Currency Air Post Issue fantail
Rare – fantail bottom 40 Cent of the New Currency Air Post Issue of 1924, Mi 221 (Sc C33).
eBay listing – Ended Jan 02, 2012. Sold: $127 (15 bids)