Latvian map stamps - map covers
Cover made from 1/4 of map P17 Birże, Riga CDS 18 12 19,
sent to Hamburg, Germany. This was one month after the first anniversary
of Latvia's declaration of independence, 18 11 1918. The 35
kop postage was correct for foreign mail. Two flaps are folded over
to show the map.
Cover made from 1/4 of map O16. Bausk. Riga CDS 29 1 20,
sent locally [Šeit = here]. The 1 Rub 75 kop postage
overpaid the local rate of 25 kop. The set of four Kurzeme liberation
stamps was issued between 16 12 1919 and 05 01 1920
to commemorate the defeat of the Bermondt-Avalov forces in Kurzeme.
Top flap folded to show map.
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