Auxiliary guides


Bechstedt, Martin & Fels, Bernhard 'Tony' 2021

Database "Daily postmarks of the independent Republic of Lithuania as of 1990".

Internet application of the authors

This database is accessible to anyone who is interested. All you need is a working internet connection and a browser programme like the one you are currently using to view this page.

You can view the tables or figures on the Internet or, if you are interested, download the entire content or only parts for your own use. Don't worry, you won't damage or change the original files in the process, as you only have read but no write permission. You can then edit and change the parts you download to your own computer according to your own needs.

Please also read the brief introduction to the topic "The Daily Stamps of the Independent Republic of Lithuania since 1990 - Introduction and Systematisation".

Via the link https://my.hidrive.com/share/a-gxfl7xud you can perceive various options:

a) Under "0-update" you will find update information for this application.

b) The "Einführung (Introduction)" contains basic information on Lithuanian postmarks and translations of Lithuanian postal terms into German and English.

c) The "Excel-Dateien (Excel files)" contain location-related information on individual stamps and their dates of use.

d) In the "Postfilialen (Post Offices)" directories you will find images of postmarks and covers for each postmark location.


Bechstedt, Martin; Löbbering, Thomas & van Wijnen, Ruud 2020

Former cancels of the Baltics in use from 1944/45 onwards
Auxiliary guide No.3 of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Baltikum e.V.

Own publication of the ArGe Baltikum e.V. 2020. version 1.0.

Conent: 372 cancels and 18 cover illustrations

126 cancels of the Republic of Estonia 1919–1940/41
29 cancels of the Estonian Socialistic Soviet Union (ENSV) 1940/41
so far no cancel of the Deutsche Dienstpost Ostland (DDO) 1941–1945

92 cancels of the Republic of Latvia 1919–1940
79 cancels of the Latvian Socialistic Soviet Union (LFSR) 1940/41
so far no cancel of the Deutsche Dienstpost Ostland (DDO) 1941–1944/45
2 cancels of the Latvian Landespost im Generalpostkommissariat Ostland

15 cancels of the Republic of Lithuania 1919–1940/41
29 cancels of the Lithuanian Sozialistic Soviet Union (LTSR) 1940/41
so far no cancel of the Deutsche Dienstpost Ostland (DDO) 1941–1944

80 pages. Format A4. Adhesive binding. As PDF file available at this web.

The auxiliary guide is distributed in adhesive binding to ArGe members with standard membership, but is also available to buy.

Avaliable here als PDF file
(from mid-2022)

Printed and bound available from the Chairman of the ArGe for 10,- € plus shipping costs.


Doell, Friedhelm 2019

List of Postal, Telegraph, Telephone and Radio Equipment of Estonia (1926 and 1929)
Auxiliary guide No.2 of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Baltikum e.V.

Own publication of the ArGe Baltikum e.V. 2019. version 1.0.

Contents: List of post offices from 1926 and (considerably more extensive) from 1929; the 1929 list also contains railway postal routes, radio stations, other railway stations and stopping points, postal collection points on farms, a list of similar post office designations, lists of towns, small towns, district administrative centres, telegraph and telephone network nodes, municipalities with headquarters of the municipal administration, and instructions for correct address labelling.

Reprint of the index of 1926 and 1929 with introduction to the contents and translation into German of all Estonian terms used. A4 format. Only available as PDF file on this web.

Introduction and translation of the table contents (29 pages)
Annex A: Posti telegraafi ja telefoni asutuste nimestik 1926 (137 pages)
Annex B: Posti telegraafi telefoni ja raadio-asutuste nimestik 1929 (148 pages)

Available here as PDF files:

Introduction and translation
Annex A
Annex B


Doell, Friedhelm 2019

The administrative reform in Estonia 2017
Auxiliary guide No.1 of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Baltikum e.V.

Own publication of the ArGe Baltikum e.V. 2019. version 1.1.

Content: Introduction to the objectives and measures of the administrative reform, territorial changes, mergers of municipalities (with details of all postal accounts and postal points as of 3 December 2018 and their changes since 6 March 2018), place name changes and a summary of the effects on the postmarks used

A4 format. 30 pages. 5 tables. 4 colour illustrations. Only available as PDF file on this web.

Here available as PDF file