Bill
 Apsit 

Latvian Collecting

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

Latvia tourism map postcards [143K, Apr 2004]

Latvia postal codes, Jan 2004 [PDF, 120K, Jan 2004]
compiled from www.riga.post.lv

Latvia sun issues II, III, and IV

   Printing proofs on labels [324K in images]
   Printing proofs on other paper [64K in images]

Promissory notes [veksels]

   Czarist forerunners
   Government issues to 1940 [477K] [update Sep 2002]
   Private issues to 1940

Estonia revenues

Estonia provisional excise tax strips [279K, Nov 2002]

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 [180K]
   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 [276K]
   Koknese - Rezekne [208K]
   Riga - Smiltene [146K]
   Staicele - Viesite [197K]

fieldpost cachets from 1919-21, examples

group 1 [180K]
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 [150K]
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


Created 2000-07-24; updated Tue, 2014-04-01 .
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