SONG FESTIVAL

Commemorating the 10th National Song Festival.

Design by Karl Triumph.

Paper: white, thick (0.08 mm) wove.

Gum: white with a light mesh pattern.

Print: Printing sheet of 400 stamps, arranged in four panes of 100 each. There are marginal numbers on the top and on the left margin of the pane. Printing sheet numbers can be found. All stamps have a colored protective network.

Perforation: 14 1/2 x 14.

Proofs exist.

Forgeries are not known.

Valid until December 31. 1940.

141 Ei - 137
Mi - 99
Zu - 102
SG - 100
YT - 122
Sc - 113
 
Day of Issue:
1933-05-29
Perforation:
14 1/2 x 14
Issued:
1.638.200
SI DPM 1933-05-29 - 1940-02-29

2 S. Green (orange)

2:- 0.30  

SI
MU
MI

    8:-
6:-
4:-
  Block of four 6x 8x  
A:1 Wide stamp, 21 mm instead of 20 +2:- +2:-  
E:1 Broken 2 +0.50 +0.25  
E:2 White dot under EESTI +0.50 +0.25  
E:3 Colored dot +0.50 +0.25  
F:1 Sheet number +20:-    
G:1 Green (orange) 10:-    

 

142 Ei - 138
Mi - 100
Zu - 103
SG - 101
YT - 123
Sc - 114
 
Day of Issue:
1933-05-29
Perforation:
14 1/2 x 14
Issued:
2.000.000
SI DPC 1933-05-29 - 1940-02-29

5 S. Red (green)

2.50 0.25  

SI
MU
MI

    4:-
4:-
3:-
  Block of four 6x 10x  
A:2 Pair with missing perforation -hole +1.50 +0.50  
E:3 Damaged letters +0.50 +0.25  
E:4 Colored dot in 5 +0.50 +0.25  
F:1 Sheet number +20:-    
G:1 Red (green) 10:-    

 

143 Ei - 139
Mi - 101
Zu - 104
SG - 102
YT - 124
Sc - 115
 
Day of Issue:
1933-05-29
Perforation:
14 1/2 x 14
Issued:
4.054.500
SI DL 1933-05-29 - 1940-02-29
PC-Finland 1933-05-29 - 1940-12-06
PC-Sweden 1937-01-27 - 1940-12-06

10 S. Blue (lilac)

3:- 0.15  

SI
MU
MI

    4:-
4:-
3:-
  Block of four 6x 10x  
E:3 Damaged letters +0.50 +0.25  
E:5 White dot in background +0.50 +0.25  
F:1 Sheet number +20:-    
G:1 Blue (lilac) 10:-    

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.