Bill
 Apsit 

Latvian Collecting

Latvia map stamps - sun issue I
[on German WWI infantry maps]

Latvia tourism map postcards

Latvia postal codes, [PDF]
compiled from www.riga.post.lv, Jan 2004

Latvia sun issues II, III, and IV

   Printing proofs on labels
   Printing proofs on other paper

Promissory notes [veksels]

   Czarist forerunners
   Government issues to 1940
   Private issues to 1940

Estonia revenues

Estonia provisional excise tax strips

Links

   Latvian philatelic interest
   Latvian banknotes, coins, and monetary history

Appendix

   Converting Cyrillic characters to English

Technotes

   Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Estonian,
   and Polish Unicode character embedding; browsers

Laimons Boćka [✝] , 1923-2008


provisional postal cancel examples

group 1, provisional cancels on cover
   Bauska, Koknese, Krustpils,
   Riga [Soviet occupation], Riga dot cancel
group 2, provisional cancels on cover [150K]
   Riga 2, Wez-Gulbene, Wentspils a,
   Wentspils b,Ekengrawe [Viesite]
provisional cancels on stamps
   Aispute - Karsava
   Koknese - Rezekne
   Riga - Smiltene
   Staicele - Viesite

fieldpost cachets from 1919-21, examples

group 1
Aisputes Kajneeku Pulks. * / 7 / ROTA
CESU APRIŅĶA KOMANDANTS * / Preekš / izsūtiju- / meem.
2-a ZEHSU KAHJNEEKU PULKA * / Loschmeteju / R O T A / - - -
2. ZEHSU BATALIONS. * * / III. Rota.
5 Zehsu Kahjneeku pulks * / Preeksch / suktijumeem
     [previously reported as 1 Zehsu …]
     with I LAUKA PASTA NODALA * / ? 8 20

8. DAUGAWPILS KAHJNEEKU PULKA / 10. / ROTA

group 2
3. JELGAWAS KAHJNEEKU PULKA / 10 / R O T A S / Komandeers / - - -
LATGALES ARTILERIJAS PULKS / Preeksch / suhtijumeem
LATGALES PARTIZAŅU PULKA / Preekš / sūtijumem / - - -
9. RESEKNES KAHJNEEKU PULKS / {Coat of Arms}
9. REZEKNE KAHJNEEKU PULKS / I. / BATALJONS / - - -
     with IV LAUKA PASTA NODALA * / 17 4 20


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