'Baltikum – Zeitschrift für Philatelie und Zeitgeschichte' (Journal for Philately and Contemporary History) are the newsletters of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Baltikum.


Current 'Baltikum' Issues

by this we mean the last three numbers, you will find here!

Previous Issues

of the ArGe Estland, ForGe Lettland, ForGe Litauen and Filatelistengroep Het baltische Gebied can be found in the menu under 'Old Editions'!


The complete editions of the 'Baltikum' except for the three most recent issues are available in the original German version. Printed editions of the original German version can be purchased (if still available) as single issues from the Chairman of the ArGe Baltikum.


From issue 11 / 2022, the 'Baltikum' is also available in English!

(to be read together with the original German version, no illustrations)


Download 'Baltikum' in English No. 11/2021 – 13/2022 (ZIP-file 3 MB)


The first 10 issues will follow retroactively one after the other.

Single issues:

Cover picture Issue / Main article Table of contents Entire issue
Title No.13/2022

13 / 2022 in English

100 Years of Civil Aviation in Estonia (Thomas Löbbering)

May 2022
Table of contents Complete issue (in English)
Titelbild Nr.12/2021

12 / 2021 in English

"Onward to Mars!" – Friedrich A. Zander (Thomas Löbbering & Manfred Mrotzek)

November 2021
Table of contents Complete issue (in English)
Titelbild Nr.11/2021

11 / 2021 in English

Viking ship gutter always tète-bèche? (Thomas Löbbering)

May 2021
Table of contents Complete issue (in English)
Cover picture Issue / Main article Table of contents Entire issue
Titelbild Nr.10/2020

10 / 2020

100 Years First Flight Königsberg–Libau–Riga on October 20/21, 1920 (Thomas Löbbering)

November 2020
Table of contents Complete issue (in German)
Cover picture Nr.09/2020

09 / 2020

Foreign mail from the Baltic States franked with stamps before the founding of the General Postal Union (Hannes Westendorf)

May 2020
Table of contents Complete issue (in German)
Titelbild Nr.08/2019

08 / 2019

The "De-jure" edition of Lithuania 1922 (Martin Bechstedt)

November 2019
Table of contents Complete issue (in German)
Cover picture  Nr.07/2019

07 / 2019

Joint Postmark Project EST – LET – LIT (Thomas Löbbering, Ruud van Wijnen)

June 2019
Table of contents Complete issue (in German)
Cover picture Nr.06/2018

06 / 2018

Why Quellenstein? How successful lobbying led to the opening of the Postkontor Quellenstein (Hannes Westendorf)

October 2018
Table of contents Complete issue (in German)
Cover picture Nr.05/2018

05 / 2018

News from the Reval Messenger – Estonia's foreign connections in winter 1920 (Hannes Westendorf)

May 2018
Table of contents Complete issue (in German)
Cover picture Nr.04/2017

04 / 2017

Cholera – Disinfected mail to and from the Baltic States (Dr. Peter Feustel)

October 2017
Table of contents Complete issue (in German)
Cover picture Nr.03/2017

03 / 2017

The Kaunas fortress, witnesses and traces (Olav Petri)

May 2017
Table of contents Complete issue (in German)
Cover picture Nr.02/2016

02 / 2016

The postal stations and their handwritten notes on the territory of present-day Estonia between 1833 and 1875 (Hannes Westendorf)

October 2016
Table of contents Complete issue (in German)
Cover picture Nr.01/2016

01 / 2016

The first issue:
The mail exchange via Walk in November and December 1918 (Thomas Löbbering)

May 2016
Table of contents Complete issue (in German)