ANTI-TUBERCULOSIS

A charity issue to benefit a fund to fight tuberculosis.

Design by Ilmar Nõva (Breiberg), showing conventionalized flowers and the Sanatorium of Taagepera.

Paper: thick white wove (0.08 mm).

Gum: white and smooth.

Print: The size of the printing sheet is not known, presumably 400 stamps. The 10 and 20 s values are printed vertically. Register crosses can be found on the ::ottom margin of the printing sheet.

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

Proofs are known.

Forgeries are not known.

Valid: Sold over the counter until September 30, 1934. Valid until September 30, 1935. The remainders were destroyed January 30, 1935.

144 Ei - 140
Mi - 102
Zu - 105
SG - 103
YT - 125
Sc - B24
 
Day of Issue:
1933-10-01
Perforation:
14 1/2 x 14
Issued:
45.493
SI DPC 1933-10-01 - 1935-09-30
SI Scarce

5 + 3 s. Red (green)

7:- 7:-  

SI
MU
MI

    50:-
50:-
35:-
  Block of four 5x 6x  
E:1 Cross lengthened downwards +1:- +1:-   
E:2 Colored dot in 5 +1:- +1:-  
G:1 Red (green) 18:-    

 

145 Ei - 141
Mi - 103
Zu - 106
SG - 104
YT - 126
Sc - B25
 
Day of Issue:
1933-10-01
Perforation:
14 x 14 1/2
Issued:
44.770
SI DL, PC-Finland 1933-10-01 - 1935-09-30
SI Scarce

10 + 3 s. Light blue-red (pale lilac)

7:- 7:-  

SI
MU
MI

    50:-
60:-
35:-
  Block of four 5x 6x  
E:1 Shifted red color +1.50 +1.50  
E:2 Damaged roofs +1:- +1:-  
E:3 Mutilated (1)0 +1:- +1:-  
G:1 Light blue-red (pale lilac) 18:-    

146 Ei - 142
Mi - 104
Zu - 107
SG - 105
YT - 127
Sc - B26
 
Day of Issue:
1933-10-01
Perforation:
14 1/2 x 14
Issued:
37.269
SI IPC 1933-10-01 - 1934-12-31
SI Scarce

12 + 3 s. Carmine-red (green)

9:- 9:-  

SI
MU
MI

    75:-
--
50:-
  Block of four 5x 6x  
E:1 Shifted red color +1.50 +1.50  
E:2 Red spot under (VAST) U. Pos. 39 +1.50 +1.50  
G:1 Carmine-red (green) 18:-    

 

147 Ei - 143
Mi - 105
Zu - 108
SG - 106
YT - 128
Sc - B27
 
Day of Issue:
1933-10-01
Perforation:
14 x 14 1/2
Issued:
36.552
SI IL 1933-10-01 - 1935-09-30
SI Scarce

20 + 3 s. Dark blue-red (orange)

12:- 12:-  

SI
MU
MI

    60:-
75:-
45:-
  Block of four 5x 6x  
E:1 Shifted red color +1.50 +1.50  
E:2 Thicker cross +1:- +1:-  
G:1 Dark blue-red (orange) 18:-    

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.