UNIVERSITY OF TARTU

Commemorating the Tercentenary of the University of Tartu.

Design by Ilmar Nõva (Breiberg) showing the Observatory and the Main Building of the University.

Paper: white, thick (0.08 mm) wove.

Gum: white.

Print: Printing sheet of 400 stamps, arranged in four panes of 100 each. The 10 and 20 Senti values were printed vertically. Marginal numbers appear on the top and on the left margin of the pane. Printing sheet numbers can also be found. All stamps have a colored protective network.

Perforation: 14 1/2 x 14 - 5 and 12 Senti. 14 x 14 1/2 - 10 and 20 Senti.

Proofs exist.

Forgeries are not known.

Valid until December 31, 1940.

136 Ei - 129
Mi - 94
Zu - 97
SG - 95
YT - 117
Sc - 108
 
Day of Issue:
1932-06-01
Perforation:
14 1/2 x 14
Issued:
5.270.000
SI DPC 1932-06-01 - 1940-02-29

5 s. Red (yellow)

6:- 0.30  

SI
MU
MI

    3:-
3:-
2:-
  Block of four 5x 12x  
E:1 Damaged or joined letters or numerals +0.50 +0.25  
E:2 Damaged frame +0.50 +0.25  
F:3 Sheet number +20:-    
G:1 Red (yellow) 5:-    
G:2 Ditto, vertical gutter pair 15:-    

 

137 Ei - 130
Mi - 95
Zu - 98
SG - 96
YT - 118
Sc - 109
 
Day of Issue:
1932-06-01
Perforation:
14 x 14 1/2
Issued:
6.370.000
SI DL 1932-06-01 - 1940-02-29
PC-Finland

10 S. Light blue (lilac)

1.50 0.15  

SI
MU
MI

    2:-
2:-
2:-
  Block of four 5x 15x  
E:1 Damaged or joined letters or numerals +0.50 +0.25  
E:2 Damaged frame +0.50 +0.25  
E:3 Damaged third column of building +0.50 +0.25  
E:4 White or colored dot +0.50 +0.25  
F:1 Sheet number +20:-    
G:1 Light blue (lilac) 5:-    
G:2 Ditto, vertical gutter pair 15:-    

 

138 Ei - 131
Mi - 96
Zu - 99
SG - 97
YT - 119
Sc - 110
 
Day of Issue:
1932-06-01
Perforation:
14 1/2 x 14
Issued:
386.500
SI IPC 1932-06-01 - 1934-12-31
SI Scarce

12 S. Carmine (blue)

6:- 0.90  

SI
MU
MI

    25:-
--
20:-
  Block of four 5x 8x  
E:1 Damaged frame +0.50 +0.50  
G:1 Carmine (blue) 10:-    
G:2 Ditto, vertical gutter pair 15:-    

 

139 Ei - 132
Mi - 97
Zu - 100
SG - 98
YT - 120
Sc - 111
 
Day of Issue:
1932-06-01
Perforation:
14 x 14 1/2
Issued:
1.613.000
SI IL 1932-06-01 - 1934-12-31

20 S. Dark blue (green)

7:- 0.20  

SI
MU
MI

    8:-
10:-
6:-
  Block of four 5x 12x  
E:1 Damaged or joined letters or numerals +0.50 +0.50  
E:2 Damaged frame +0.50 +0.50  
E:4 White or colored dot +0.50 +0.50  
E:5 Broken roof +0.50 +0.50  
E:6 Paper fold +4:- +4:-  
G:1 Dark blue (green) 10:-    
G:2 Ditto, vertical gutter pair 15:-    

Please note that all prices are estimates in USD, based on the average retail market of 1985, when the original catalogue/handbook was written. The prices are considerably higher today.