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Far Eastern Republic Postage Stamps and Postal History

History

The Far Eastern Republic existed from April 1920 to November 1922 in the easternmost part of Siberia. It was formed from the Amur, Transbaikal, Kamchatka, Sakhalin and Primorye regions. Although nominally independent, it was largely controlled by Soviet Russia. On 15 November 1922 the Far Eastern Republic was annexed by Soviet Russia.


Postal History

In September 1920 the Central Postal Administration to collected all stocks of the remaining Tsarist postage stamps from all post offices in the area of the F.E.R. Large supplies of the Imperial Russian 1909-1917 'Arms' issue were on hand at the main post office of Khabarovsk and also at Vladivostok.

Imperial Russian stamps were overprinted with the Russian initials 'DBP' meaning Far Eastern Republic (Dalne-Vostochnaya Respublika).


Philatelic Societies for Collecors of Far Eastern Republic Postage Stamps and Postal History

British Society of Russian Philately
A society founded in 1936 to study philatelic and postal patters connected with Russia, past and present. When you join the BSRP you become a member of a world-wide community of philatelists who collect and study the stamps and postal history of the Russian philatelic area. Whether you are a general stamp collector or an enthusiast with a specific interest in any of the specialist fields, you will find the Society invaluable...

The Rossica Society
The Rossica Society is a world-wide society devoted to all aspects of Russian philately, from the pre-stamp days of Imperial Russia to current post-Soviet philately.


Selected pages on Far Eastern Republic Postage Stamps and Postal History

Postage stamps and postal history of the Far Eastern Republic
from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Far Eastern Republic (1920 – 1922)
... the vast area of Siberia and eastward declared itself an independent republic in June of 1918, and by November 1918 the various factions loyal to the “white movement” merged and formed the Provisional All-Russian government in Siberia, under Supreme Leader Adm. Aleksandr Kolchak...

The Postage Stamps of the Far Eastern Republic
by Seymour Gibrick (From STAMPS Magazine, September 6, 1941, with images added)


Philatelic Books on Far Eastern Republic Postage Stamps and Postal History

Les Emissions de la Russie d'Asie / The Issues of Russia-in-Asia
by S A Pappadopulo, 1923

The Postage Stamps of Russia, Vol 3, parts 3-5
by R J Ceresa, 1983


Article in Journals & Magazines on Far Eastern Republic Postage Stamps and Postal History

The Story of the Postage Stamps of the Far Eastern Republic
by F I Chenakalo
in Journal of the Rossica Society of Russian Philately, No 79, pp 19 - 26, 1970

The Postage Stamps of Siberia 1919-1922
by Ivo Steyn
in Journal of the Rossica Society of Russian Philately, No 111, pp 9 - 23, 1988

East of Russia, west of Japan: The Far Eastern Republic an Overview
byIvo Steyn
in The Post Rider, No 19, pp 6 - 20, November 1986

The Far Eastern Republic: New Information
by Ivo Steyn
in The Post Rider, No 20, pp 70 - 74, June 1987

The Postage Stamps of "Autonomous Siberia"
by F Vanius
in Post Rider, No 41, pp 38 - 39, November 1997