SCB Stamp Collecting Blog - the premier resource for exclusive stamp information and news

Postage stamps and philately of Lithuania

This is index page for articles about Postage stamps and philately of Lithuania . Below you find excerpts on available stories. To read the full stories, please subscribe or sign in.

Lithuania 1992 Olympic postage stamps - perforation woes

Lithuania 1992 Olympic postage stamps - perforation woesIn 1992 Lithuania issued a set of three stamps to commemorate the upcoming Barcelona/Albertville Olympic games. According to various stamp catalogues these stamps should have no perforation varieties, but as the below entry and specimens hopefully illustrate, the reality is not as simple. ...(428 words,5 images, 5 comments)

Środkowa Litwa - postage stamps of Central Lithuania

Środkowa Litwa - postage stamps of Central LithuaniaI believe I'm not much mistaken if I say that stamps of "Środkowa Litwa" have puzzled many worldwide collectors at first sight. They are from the Republic of Central Lithuania, a small buffer state that existed between Poland and Lithuania in the aftermaths of first world war from 1918 to 1922. As some might recall, I purchased a bulk lot of Central Lithuanian stamps (for 25 Euro) way back last year. Well, I've finally had the time to go through the batch and pick up what I need for my collection. And what an interesting and educational few hours I had. ...(1240 words,12 images, 20 comments)

All original content and images of this blog is under copyright protection; any kind of reproduction of full contents without permission of the owner is hereby denied. All Rights Reserved © Keijo Kortelainen, 2009-2024 unless otherwise stated. All photos of stamps in this blog are enlargements or reductions of original stamps from private collection of author of the blog (unless otherwise stated). The designs of stamps and postmarks are copyright of issuing postal authorities and their designers. The comments / discussion on this blog are copyright of their retrospective authors, and represent the opinion of their authors. When submitting content of any type to this Website, you agree that you assign to this Website and its successors perpetual and unlimited license free of charge to host, store, publish, reproduce, publicly display or otherwise use any content and materials of any type provided or contributed by You. Catalog numbers (Scott, Michel, SG etc) are the copyrighted property of their publishers. | See our privacy policy