Lithuania 2012 Folk Musical Instruments (2012)

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 7th January 2012
  • six self-adhesive values
  • Designed by: Irma Balaskauskaitė
  • Printed by: ÖSD, Vienna
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 24mm x width 24mm
  • Perforations: die-cut 12.4 x 12.4

Folk Musical Instruments (self-adhesives[edit]

  • imprint date 2012 incorporated in to the designs, which include folk patterns
  • printed in sheets of 25 with the stamps separately spaced, white surround is rectangular rouletted, illustrated borders at top and base


Notes: for stamps dated 2013 see issue of 11th May 2013 and 30th November 2013


10ct ~ skudučiai (wooden pipes)
20ct ~ molinės švilpynės (clay whistles, in form of horse and ram)
35ct ~ pūslinė (bladderbow bass)
1Lt ~ alksnio žievės trimitas (alder bark trumpet)
1.35Lt ~ kankles, traditional wooden plucked stringed instrument (lie) from Suvalkja
2.15Lt ~ karvės rago birbynė (reeded cow-horn)

Self-adhesive sheet stamps[edit]

10ct
20ct
1Lt
35ct
1.35Lt
2.15Lt