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A curious item
I would say wrong Parchau.

There was a Silesian Parchau (now Parchowo) not far from Liegnitz (now ...
3/28/2016 at 22:16
by: jlechtanski
Air mail 1922?
The first commercial airmail service was between Moscow and Berlin via Konigsberg.

The first post ...
4/19/2014 at 21:07
by: jlechtanski
Mail to Crimea?
Web translation from the Russian Post web site:

According to information posted on the website Ma ...
4/15/2014 at 21:18
by: jlechtanski
Mail to Crimea?
UPU Press Release:

Ukraine cites temporary difficulties in delivering mail to Crimea
04.04.2014 ...
4/15/2014 at 21:05
by: jlechtanski
1922 Parcel card to Samarkand
Arenít both cards pre-printed with the weight (вес;) 12 funt (&#106 ...
4/6/2013 at 17:11
by: jlechtanski
Withdrawn Imperial Stamps
These dates are in agreement with those listed by Zagorsky in his "R. S. F. S. R. Specialised Catal ...
4/5/2013 at 13:45
by: jlechtanski
Why send to the Central Aid Committee?
I posted a Brender cover with an insert addressed to Bessarabia back in 2008.

Here is the thread ...
10/14/2011 at 10:22
by: jlechtanski
Greece-Russia Service suspended
Greece was one of the last to adopt the Julian calendar in 1923. As in Russia, the Orthodox Church ...
4/22/2011 at 21:38
by: jlechtanski
Greece-Russia Service suspended
The address is indeed Post Office / Kardilovskaya in the Orenburg guberniya -- Post and Office being ...
4/17/2011 at 17:28
by: jlechtanski
Date the 1922 ruble was introduced
That would be 1 May 1922.
2/9/2011 at 20:26
by: jlechtanski
translation request
Nice 7 Jul 1910 Tsarskoye Selo postmark.

Looks like:

Monsieur Poncet
8 Rue Brochant
Paris

...
10/24/2010 at 19:11
by: jlechtanski
translation request
Check my previous reply. We were both posting at the same time. Good luck.
10/24/2010 at 16:33
by: jlechtanski
translation request
What is on the front of the cover. If you post the front we may be able to help further.

The pal ...
10/24/2010 at 16:30
by: jlechtanski
translation request
May I disagree? There were four palaces at Tsarskoye Selo: Alexander, Babolovsky, Catherine, and Re ...
10/24/2010 at 15:05
by: jlechtanski
Letter to Switzerland in 1849
If you will accept a semi-educated guess, it looks like it is marked as Switzerland via Berlin in R ...
9/1/2010 at 16:05
by: jlechtanski
13 & 17 th issues.
The pre-1905 background is on the left and the post-1905 background is on the right. The background ...
5/25/2010 at 21:18
by: jlechtanski
13 & 17 th issues.
That is indeed how Lobachevsky numbered the issues, but Zagorsky (and apparently other Russian catal ...
5/24/2010 at 16:58
by: jlechtanski
POW postcard
Post offices have "pre-cancelled" postage due stamps (and even regular stamps) to be placed on mail ...
2/26/2010 at 15:04
by: jlechtanski
Zurnibat Anti-Plague Station
Nice postmark. The boxed "51" looks like one of the "control marks" seen in association with censor ...
2/26/2010 at 14:45
by: jlechtanski
Scott # 183, 250 R, perf 10.9
To confuse things -- The Liapin Catalogue mentions the Abakan local perforations -- but on ordinary ...
2/11/2010 at 17:23
by: jlechtanski
Scott # 183, 250 R, perf 10.9
The Zagorsky Catalogue mentions the chalk-surfaced variety as having private perforations from Abaka ...
2/11/2010 at 17:05
by: jlechtanski
Soviet era redirected mail
Can we consider the white piece of paper to be a "spravka" label?
1/31/2010 at 21:27
by: jlechtanski
Letter from 1866
In the 2002 edition of the book there is a footnote "Postmarks 8.03 and 8.04 were included in the fi ...
1/2/2010 at 10:01
by: jlechtanski
1925 German colony postal agency
Referring to the Kutkovtsy card ----

Is there any indication of this being part of a larger card ...
1/1/2010 at 15:22
by: jlechtanski
pantelegraph between Moscow and St. Petersburg
Was it the same as the photo-telegraph?

[url=http://www.rossica.org/Samovar/viewthread.php?tid=95 ...
12/9/2009 at 11:34
by: jlechtanski
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