Germany-DDR 1987 Day of the philatelists

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1987; se-tenant of the issue "Day of the Philatelists 1987";

se-tenant à 2 stamps (therefrom 1 stamp semi-postal) and a decorative middle field

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel No. 3118 + 3119 (3118ZD); Yvert & Tellier: No. 2737 - 2738; Scott: No. 2633 + 2634
  • Colors : multicolored with dark beige frame
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10+5 - decorative field - 20 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 11 August 1987 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Jochen Bertoldt (* 1936)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single stamp without frame and year line : 39.5 x 21.0 mm
- decorative field : 17.0 x 21.0 mm
- printed area of the se-tenant without frame and signature line : 103.5 x 21.0 mm


Se-tenant of the issue "Day of the philatelists 1987"
(issue of 1 se-tenant à 2 stamps (therefrom 1 stamp semi-postal) and a decorative middle field)

Mint se.tenant[edit]

Michel No. 3118ZD, mint

Postmarked se-tenant[edit]

Michel No. 3118ZD, postmarked

Black Print[edit]

Black print to this issue


To the stamp motives:
- 10+5 (Pfennig) : The former Court post office in the Spandauer Straße in Berlin Mitte around 1760 ("Berlin C1", "C" = "Centrum")

This building was demolished in 1882 and replaced by an new building.

- decorative middle field : a cariol post transport chaise
- 20 (Pfennig) : The "Wartenberg-Palais" in Berlin-Mitte at the "lange Brücke" (contemporary "Rathausbrücke"). This building existed 1704-1892 and

The Wartenberg-Palais was built after plans of Andreas Schlüter (1659/60-1714) and completed by Eosander (Johann Friedrich Nilsson Eosander Freiherr von Göthe) (1669-1728). This building was errected in the style of the late Baroque for the then Royal Supreme Post Master, Johann Kasimir Kolb(e) Graf von Wartenberg (1343-1712). This building existed until to 1892.

The Cariol Post Chaise was also the motive of the one-circle first-day postal canellation from "1085 Berlin", 11-08-1987 with 40.0 mm diameter.