First Day of Issue = March 20, 2004
Size: 31.50 mm x 31.50 mm
Quantity printed = 200,010
Perforated 10.00 x 11.50
Print method: Lithography

Creative team
J. Utāns, Designer

The stamp honors Latvian writers Reinis (1839-1920) and Matīss (1848-1920) Kaudzīte. On the left side of the stamp "LATVIEŠU RAKSTNIECĪBA" translates to "LATVIAN WRITING". On the right side of the stamp we see "MĒRNIEKU LAIKI", the name of the first book writen in Latvian. The title of the book translates to "The Time of the Land Surveyors".

Catalog numbers
Scott 588
Michel LV 607

For more information check out the links below
Matīss Kaudzīte (in Latvian)
Reinis Kaudzīte

This stamp belongs to the following sets

Latvian writers