Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Anykščiai 1912

A postal stationery sent from Оникшты/Onikshty (now Anykščiai, Lithuania), Ков (Kovna/Kaunas Gubernia) to Hannover, Germany. The date is pretty interesting, it has been sent on december 12th, 1912 which makes 12.12.12 on the cancellation. Anykščiai is town in north eastern part of Lithuania with a population of little over 10000. The neo-gothic church of St. Matthias (Šv. Mato bažnyčia) in Anykščiai is known for being the tallest church in the country.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Kudirkos Naumiestis 1914

Владиславов / Vladislavov (now Kudirkos Naumiestis, Lithuania)
Юрбург / Jurburg (now Jurbarkas, Lithuania)
A postal stationery sent in 1914 from Владиславов / Vladislavov (now Kudirkos Naumiestis, Lithuania), Сув/Suv (Suvalki Gubernia) to Юрбург / Jurburg (now Jurbarkas, Lithuania), Ков/Kov(Kovna Gubernia). There is also a nice arrival cancellation of Юрбург/Jurbarkas.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Cancellations of Lit.SSR - 02 Railway post

Субачус станция/Subačius st(stotis/station) 1975

Рокишкис станция/Rokiškis stotis 1973

Панемунелис жд.ст.(железнодорожная станция)/Panemunėlisžinkelio stotis/railway station) 1977

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

St.Petersburg-Vilnius Railway post 1911

This is a postal stationery of 1911 with a railway post cancellation of the line 3, between С.П.Бург/S.P.Burg (St.Petersburg) and Вильно/Vilno(Vilnius, Lithuania).

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Šiauliai 1894

Шавли / Shavli (now Šiauliai, Lithuania)
This is a postcard sent in 1894 from Шавли / Shavli (now Šiauliai, Lithuania), Ковен.Г.(Ковенская Губерния/Kovna Gubernia) to Chemnitz, Sachsen/Saxony (now part of Germany).

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Druskininkai 1938

This is a postcard sent from Druskieniki (now Druskininkai, Lithuania) in 1938. This picture shows the Nemunas/Niemen river which used to be the border between Lithuania and the territory under polish occupation.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Vilkija 1910

Вильки / Vilki (now Vilkija, Lithuania)
This is a postcard sent in 1910 from Вильки / Vilki (now Vilkija, Lithuania) Ков(Kovna Gubernia) to the US. Vilkija is a small town in the central part of Lithuania along the Nemunas river with a population of little over 2000.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Klaipėda 1910

I recently got hold of a nice collection of postcards sent from Memel (now Klaipėda, Lithuania) in 1910 to Paris, France. Memel was still part of Germnay at that time and the postcards are franked with regular Germania stamps.