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Third Kaunas Issue March 1, 1919 (1st printing), March 3, 1919 (2nd printing)

Mi 20 Mi 21 Mi 22 Mi 23 Mi 24 Mi 25 Mi 26

Mi No. Denom. Color Perf. Wm. MNH U Sc No.
20 10 sk. Black 11½ 4 2 20
21 15 sk. Black 11½ 4 2 21
22 20 sk. Black 11½ 4 2 22
23 30 sk. Black 11½ 4 2 23
24 40 sk. Black 11½ 4 2 24
25 50 sk. Black 11½ 4 2 25
26 60 sk. Black 11½ 4 5 26
28 17

Data
Prin house: Lithuanian Government Printing Establishment in Kaunas
Printing: Letterpress printing
Sheet: Main sheet approx. 550x240 mm of 160 stamps 8 panes of 20 stamps each of different values, se-tenant vertically and horizontally. Individual pane sizes approx. 130-135 x 110-112 mm.
Paper: Yellowish, without gum
Watermarks: Unwatermarked
Perforation: 11½, edges of main sheet not perforated
Notes: The large sheet, in its arrangement of 8 panes of different values, consists of 6 horizontal se-tenant pairs, 4 vertical se-tenant pairs and 3 blocks of 4 se-tenant

sk. 30 sk. sk. 20 sk. sk. 15 sk. sk. 10 sk.
sk. 60 sk. sk. 60 sk. sk. 50 sk. sk. 40 sk.

The printings and their varieties:

1st printing:
Missing oval right border - pos. 1 (10 sk.)

2nd printing:
Pairs, horizontally or vertically imperforated;
Horizontal pair imperforated between;
Vertical pair imperforated between;
No dot after "sk." on left:
- pos. 3, 6 (30 sk.)
- pos. 6, 20 (20 sk., 40 sk., 50 sk., 60 sk.)

Inboth printings:
Thin "" in patas";
One larger oval in frame - pos. 3;
Three larger ovals in frame - 18;
Wider stamp design - pos.9;
Bottom right oval out of line vertically - pos. 19;
Top right oval out of line vertically - pos. 4.

Couterfeits: White paper and cleaner type.


Horizontal and vertical se-tenant pairs and blocks of 4 se-tenant

Block of 4: Mi 21, 20, 25, 24

Block of 4: Mi 21, 22, 25, 26

Vertical se tenant pair: Mi 20, 24

Horizontal se-tenant pairs: Mi 21, 20

Horizontal se-tenant pair: Mi 22, 21

Vertical se-tenant pairs: Mi 22, 26

Horizontal se-tenant pairs: Mi 23, 22

Vertical se-tenant pair: Mi 23, 26

Horizontal se-tenant pairs:Mi 25, 24

Horizontal se-tenant pair: Mi 26, 25


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