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De Jure September 27, 1922

Mi 126 Mi 127 Mi 128 Mi 129

Mi 130 Mi 131 Mi 132 Mi 133

Mi 134 Mi 135 Mi 136 Mi 137

Mi No. Denom. Color Perf. Wm. MNH U Sc No.
126 20 sk. Black/Carmine rose 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 116
127 40 sk. Green/Violet 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 116 A
128 50 sk. Purple/Blue green 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 116 B
129 60 sk. Dark violet/Orange 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 117
130 1 auks. Red/Blue 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 117 A
131 2 auks. Blue/Yellow brown 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 117 B
132 3 auks. Reddish brown/Cobalt blue 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 118
133 4 auks. Green/Violet 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 118 A
134 5 auks. Brown/Carmine rose 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 118 B
135 6 auks. Prussian blue/Blue 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 119
136 8 auks. Cobalt blue/Ochre 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 119 A
137 10 auks. Ultramarine/Green 10¾ - 1.50 1.00 119 B
18 12

Data
Print house: Started at Margolinas' Printing Establishment in Kaunas and completed at Andrejevas' Lithography.
Peinting: Lithographic
Sheet: 108 (12x9)
Paper: White, with gum
Watermarks: Without watermarks
Perforation: 10¾
Pastabos: The Issue intended to mention the fact that many countries in the world officially recognized the independence of Lithuania.

Designer - Adomas Varnas.

20 skat. - Povilas Lukšas (1886-1919) - the first soldier, killed in the independence of Lithuania
40 skat. - Antanas Juozapavičius (1894-1919) - the first officer, killed in the independence of Lithuania
50 skat. - Dr. Jonas Basanavičius (1851-1927) - Lithuania's patriarch, a signatory of the Independence Act
60 skat. - Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė (1861-1943) - writer, member of the Seimas
1 auks. - Augustinas Voldemaras (1883-1442) - the first independent Lithuanian Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor
2 auks. - Pranas Dovydaitis (1886-1942) - a signatory of the Independence Act, the Prime Minister, member of the Seimas, Professor
3 auks. - Mykolas Šleževičius (1882-1939) - Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Member of the Seimas
4 auks. - Ernestas Galvanauskas (1882-1967) - Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Industry Minister, Professor
5 auks. - Kazys Grinius (1866-1950) - President of the Republic of Lithuania, the Prime Minister, the doctor
6 auks. - Aleksandras Stulginskis (1885-1969) - a signatory of Independence Act, the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Speaker of the Seimas
8 auks. - Antanas Smetona (1874-1944) - a signatory of the Independence Act, the President of the Republic of Lithuania, the lawyer
10 auks. - Lithuanian Council Presidium:
• Justinas Staugaitis (1866-1943) - a signatory of the Independence Act, Bishop, professor, social activist
• Antanas Smetona (1874-1944)
• Stasys Šilingas (1885-1962) - member of the Seimas


Proofs
Thick buff paper, no gum, perforation 10¾.

Denom. Color
P 126 20 sk. Black/Carmine rose
P 127 40 sk. Green/Violet
P 128 50 sk. Purple/Blue green
P 129 60 sk. Dark violet/Orange
P 130 1 auks. Red/Blue
P 130 A -•- Red/Blue, double frame reverse side
P 131 2 auks. Blue/Yellow brown
P 131 A -•- Blue/Yellow brown, center on reverse side
P 131 B -•- Blue/Yellow brown, inverted center on reverse side
P 132 3 auks. Reddish brown/Ultramarine
P 133 4 auks. Green/Violet
P 136 8 auks. Cobalt blue/Ochre
P 137 10 auks. Ultramarine/Green

Imperforated, buff paper, no gum.

Denom. Color
P 126 A no value Black, center only Mi 126
P 127 A 40 sk. Green/Carmine rose, center only Mi 126
P 127 B -•- Green/Carmine rose, double center Mi 126
P 127 C -•- Green/Carmine rose, double center Mi 126 with tripple center on reverse side
P 127 D -•- Black, frame only
P 127 E no value Black, center only Mi 127
P 128 A 50 sk. Violet/Orange, center only Mi 129
P 128 B -•- Violet/Orange, inverted center Mi 131
P 128 C* -•- Violet or Purple/Brown, inverted center Mi 131
P 129 A no value Black, center only
P 131 C 2 auks. Ultramarine/Brown, double frame, center on reverse side
P 131 D no value Black, center only
P 134 no value Black, center only
P 135 6 auks. Black, center only
P 136 A 8 auks. Black, center only

* Not noted in the book Postage stamps of Lithuania.

Printed on cardboard paper of cigarette containers.

Denom. Color
P 130 B 1 auks. Red/Blue, center Mi 135
P 131 E 2 auks. Ultramarine/Brown, double frame
P 137 A 10 auks. Purple/Green

Known is a 5 auksinai with center Mi 133 (portrait of Ernestas Galvanauskas) and the different frame ornamentation similar to the large stamp (Mi 137, 10 auksinai).
Also known the sheetlets with centers only (P 126 A, P 127 E, P 128 C, P 129 A, P 131 D, P 134) with registerd marks and color names on margins.

Essays

Printed on sheetlet (62x68 mm), with registered marks. Grayish white paper, no gum.

Portrait of Petras Klimas (1891-1969) – a signatory of the Independence Act, Career diplomat.
Frame as of stamp 4 auksinai (Mi 133).

Denom. Color
E 133 30 sk. Prussian blue/Blue green

The same essay known with Jonas Šliūpas (1861-1442) portrait.

Denom. Color
E 133 A 30 sk. Prussian blue/Blue green

Interesting samples: