Latvia 2005 Literature. Janis Rainis 1865-1929

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 10th September 2005
  • one value (sheets of 30) and a stamp booklet (pane of six stamps)
  • Designed by: Juris Utans
  • Printed by: ÖSD (Austrian State Printing Works), Vienna
  • Print process: offset lithography
  • Perforations: 14 x 14. Booklet stamps are imperf at either top or at base

Latvian Literature. Janis Plieksans (pen name Janis Rainis), 1865-1929

Sheet stamp

  • sheets of 30. stamp format height 32.50mm x width 32.50mm

40s ~ scene from the play Uguns uns Nakts / Fire and Night (1905) with King fighting the Black Knight


First Day Cover


Booklet pane of six

  • pane format height 85mm x width 117mm
  • six stamps, each format height 42mm x width 32½mm; imperforate at top and at base
  • Booklet released at Cologne Stamp Fair, 24th September 2005
pair from booklet pane
booklet cover
booklet pane