Mi. 1-2 on German military maps is printed in Riga by A. Schnakenburg (later the State Printing Works).
2 January 1919 an armed uprising broke out in Riga. “The Latvian Rifle Corps together with the Red Army units came to the help of the people of Riga and the uprising ended with the victory of the revolutionary proletariat. ” (From: Riga : a guide / Maria Debrer. – Moscow, 1982)
The government retreated to Liepāja, but the printing stones stayed in Riga. The government retreated to Liepāja, so the second (Mi. 3-5), third (Mi. 6-14) and fourth issue (Mi. 15-23) with the sun-design were printed by Gottlieb D. Meyer in Liepāja.
On May 22, 1919, Riga is captured by White Russian units and the Freicorps: goal was creating a German dominated state (government Niedra). The liberation on 22 May from the Bolsheviks is commemorated with the issue mi. 25-27. Between June and Oktober 1919 the Latvian nationalists with help of the Estonians also the Germans were defeated.
On july 6 the North Latvian Brigade enters Riga. On October 8 the West Russian Vulunteer Army attacks Riga, but November 11 the Latvian Army, supported by Estoniam armoured trains and the Royal Navy defeats the West Russian Volunteer Army in Riga.
The commemorative issue of the liberation of Riga on 22 May 1919 (mi. 25-27), is issued 7 June 1919 and printed in Liepāja by Gottlieb D.Meyer.
On 14-11-1919 / 12-6-1921are issued sun design Mi. 30-31: printed by State Printing House in Riga. The issue of the first anniversary of independence (Mi. 32), issued 18 November 1919, and later issues are all printed in Riga by A. Schnakenburg. This printing house became the State Printing Works. The head of the company was professor ARichard Zarinš, designer of many Lativian stamps.
Not in this list Mi. 24A and B: printed by order of the military commander of the Northern Latvian Army, colonel Jorgis Zemitāns, printed by K. Dūnis in Wolmar.