The provisional post markings of Latvia1919 - 1922 / The types

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Old Russian postmarks including the name of the province still used

during the Latvian Soviet Republic and the Latvian Republic periods.

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Old Russian postmarks without the name of the province still used during the Latvian Soviet Republic and the Latvian Republic periods.

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Oval Russian railway station postmark still used during the

Latvian Soviet Republic and the Latvian Republic periods.

 

Used at Daudzeva, Daugavpils Stacija (Daugavpils station),

Krustpils (Windawa Wokzal pmk) and Riga Dz,St. (Riga railway station)

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Estonian double-ring postmark

 

Used at Ainaži only

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Russian double-ring postmarks with the country

indicated as "LATVIJA" with Cyrillic letters "ЛАТВИЯ"

 

Used at Kārsava, Rēzekne and Rozenowa (Zilupe)

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Latvian double-ring postmark with stars or

ornaments + a serial letter to the right

 

normal size

 

Used at: Bauska, Cēsis, Dubulti, Iecava, Irlava, Jaungulbene,

Jaunjelgava, Jaunpils, Jehkabmeests (Jēkabpils), Koknese,

Riga II PILS. NOD (one star + index "a" / Rīga 2),

Schenberga (Skaistkalne), Tukums, Ventspils and Ekengrawe (Viesīte)

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Latvian double-ring postmark with stars

+ a serial letter to the right / small size

 

Used at: Majori, Ogre, Rīga and Sloka

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Latvian double-ring postmark with stars or ornaments + a serial letter in the middle

 

Used at: Ope (Ape),  Daugawgrihwa / Bolderaja (Bolderāja), Cesvaine,

DzelzavaWez-Gulbene (Gulbene ), Lejasciems, Lubāna, Mārciena,

SaldusStāmeriena and Kaunata (w/o serial letter but 3 ornaments)

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Latvian double-ring postmark with stars or ornaments + a serial letter to the left

 

Used at: Kandava

(one star only),
Ligatne (single circle), Lubāna,

Stukmaņi (Pļaviņas ) and Sigulda

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Latvian / Russian "tyre-type" circle mark

with hand written date.

Produced in Cēsis

 

Used at: Cēsis, Dzelzava, Dzērbene, Ērgļi, Ieriķi, Ranka,

RaunaMas-Straupe (Straupe) and Zeltiņi (w/o Latvian text)

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Different Latvian "tyre-type" local authority circle marks
+ hand written date besides

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Latvian "tyre-type" circular postmark with date insert or hand written date

 

"LATVIJA" below

 

Used at: Krimulda hand written date),

Talsi and Sasmaka(Valdemār pils )

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Latvian double circle postmarks with date insertor hand written date or a combination of these

 

"LATVIJA" below

 

Used at: Dundaga (date insert),
Kabile (w/o ornament, w. date insert), 

Lisuma (Līzums  - h/w date and "LATWIJA" below),

Roja (partly h/w date)
Sabile (w/o ornament, combined date)

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Various types of rubber, wooden, cork or metal marks + additional date, either hand written or date insert or a combination of these

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Manuscript cancellations in Latvian

or Russian language, place name + date