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Second Kaunas Issue February 18, 1919 (1st printing), February 25, 1919 (2nd printing), March (?), 1919 (3rd printing)

Mi 13 Mi 14 Mi 15 Mi 16 Mi 17 Mi 18 Mi 19

Mi No. Denom. Color Perf. Wm. MNH U Sc No.
13 10 sk. Black 11½ 4 2 13
14 15 sk. Black 11½ 4 2 14
15 20 sk. Black 11½ 4 2 15
16 30 sk. Black 11½ 4 2 16
17 40 sk. Black 11½ 4 3 17
18 50 sk. Black 11½ 4 3 18
19 60 sk. Black 11½ 4 3 19
28 17

Data:
Print house: German printing house in Kaunas
printing: Letterpress printing
Sheet: 20 stamps on aprox. 139x112 mm (1st printing), 141x115 mm (2nd printing), 136-8x110 (3rd printing)
paper: Yellowish, without gum
Watermarks: Unwatermarked
Perforation: 11¼, lap kratai neperforuoti
Notes. 10 sk. (Mi 13) and 15 sk. (Mi 14) were issued only in the 1st and 2nd printings only.

60 sk. (Mi 19) was printed together with the 3rd Kaunas Issue, in a large sheet of 160 stamps comprising 8 values of which two of the values were 60 sk.

One 60 sk. value was of the same type set-up with only one "sk." on the right of the numeral valuo as in this Second Kaunas Issue. therefore it is always included with this series. Se-tenant pairs with Mi 23 and Mi 26 are listed in the 3rd Kaunas Issue.

Varieties and their positions:

1st printing

Bottom right oval out of line vertically - pos. 11, 19
Horizontal pair imperforated between - 10, 20, 30 and 50 sk.
Verical pair imperforated between - 50 sk.
Missing letter varieties - 50 sk. im pos. 10

2nd printing

Bottom right oval out of line vertically:
- 10 and 15 sk. in pos. 11, 19
- 30, 40 and 50 sk. in pos. 19
Top right oval out of line vertically - pos. 4
Horizontal pair imperforated between - 20 sk.

3rd printing

Bottom right oval out of line vertically - pos. 19

4th printing

Thin "" in 'patas" - pos. 4, 10
All frame ovals larger size - pos. 16, 17
One large oval in frame - pos. 2, 3, 18
Wider stamp design - pos. 9


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