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Children's Ophanages Benefit December 3, 1926

Mi 257 Mi 258 Mi 259 Mi 260 X Mi 260 Y Mi 261

Mi 262 Mi 263 X Mi 263 Y Mi 264 Mi 265 Mi 266

Mi 267

Mi No. On Denom. Overp. Color Perf. Wm. MNH U Sc No.
257 224 1+1 ct on 2+2 ct I Pale brown 11 5 2.00 2.00 B30
258 225 2+2 ct on 3+3 ct I Yellow olive 11 5 2.00 2.00 B31
259 226 2+2 ct on 5+5 ct I Green 11 5 2.00 2.00 B32
260 X 227 X 5+5 ct on 10+10 ct I Violet 10¾ 3 V 30.00 30.00 B35
260 Y 227 Y 5+5 ct on 10+10 ct I Violet 11 5 4.00 4.00 B33
261 228 10+10 ct on 15+15 ct I Scarlet 10¾ 3 V 4.00 4.00 B36
262 229 15+15 ct on 20+20 ct I Olive brown 10¾ 3 V 4.00 4.00 B37
263 X 230 X 15+15 ct on 25+25 ct I Dull blue 10¾ 3 V 150.00 150.00 B38
263 Y 230 Y 15+15 ct on 25+25 ct I Dull blue 11 - 10.00 10.00 B39
264 231 19+19 ct on 36+34 ct I Red brown 11 5 10.00 10.00 B34
265 232 25 ct on 50+50 ct II Yellow green 10¾ 3 V 12.00 12.00 B40
266 233 30 ct on 60+60 ct II Orange red 10¾ 3 V 20.00 20.00 B41
267 234 50 ct on 1+1 Lt III Orange/Green 10¾ 3 H 30.00 30.00 B42
280.00 280.00

Data
Print house: -
Printing: Overprinted in Gold (G)
Sheet: As the original stamps
Paper: As the original stamps
Watermarks: As the original stamps
Perforation: As the original stamps
Notes: War Orphans Benefit Issue reoverprinted with additional surcharges for benefit of children's orphanages.

Overprints designed by Jonas BuraŤas.

V,P. letters on or around three different stylized wreaths. V.P. denots first letters from VaikÝ prieglaudoms (Children's Orphanages).

Total issue 50 000 each, exept 260 X and 260 Y, 263 X and 263 Y with different watermarks, which are 50 000 combined.


Overprints
I II III
Coution! Do not soak these stamps. Overprints may run in water!

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