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Special Inauguration of National Assembly August 25, 1920

Mi 78 I Mi 80 I Mi 81 I Mi 82 I Mi 83 I

Mi No. Denom. Color Perf. Wm. MNH U Sc No.
78 I 20 sk. Dull lilac/Dull green 11¼ 4 160 160 92
80 I 40 sk. Gray green/Dull orange/Dull lilac 11¼ 4 160 160 92 A
81 I 50 sk. Brown/Gray lilac 11¼ 4 160 160 92 B
82 I 60 sk. Carmine/Emerald green 11¼ 4 160 160 92 C
83 I 80 sk. Black/dull green/dark red 11¼ 4 160 160 92 D
800 800

Data
Print house: Margolinas' Printing Establishment in Kaunas
Printing: Lithographic
Sheet: 81 (9x9)
Paper: White, thick heavy, with gum
Watermarks: Zigzag lines (Wm. 4)
Perforation: 11¼
Notes: Issue printed by Lithuanian Society of Creative Arts initiative. Authorization gave the Prime Minister Ernestas Galvanauskas.

This issue was provided for 2 000 copies. Checking the tamps have been found defective. They destroyed the special commission.

The issue used to create characters of Adomas Varnas inaugural convocation of the Seimas occasion marked.

Issue sell for two days, and only for 30 sets. The rest Lithuanian Society of Creative Arts sold at higher prices. The resulting funds used for the funding of cultural events.

These stamps were valid for postal use until October 1, 1922 (the day of Lithuania introduced a new currency - litas).


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