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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 catalogs 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)

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