Germany-DDR 1972 World Health Day

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1972; commemorative stamps of the issue "UN-World Health Day 1972 – World Heart Month of the WHO";

(issue of 1 stamp)

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue number : Michel: No. 1748; Yvert & Tellier: No. 1435; Scott: No. 1365
  • Color : light blue / dark violet blue / silver
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 35 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 04 April 1972 – 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Dietrich Dorfstecher (1933-2011)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 13
  • Print run : 5,100,000
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp) : 35.5 x 35.5 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "UN-World Health Day 1972 – World Heart Month of the WHO";
(issue of 1 stamp)

Stamp, mint

Michel No. 1748, mint

Stamp, postmarked

Michel No. 1748, postmarked


To the stamp motive:
- 35 (Pfennig) : WHO-Emblem ("World Health Organisation" of the United Nations) and inscriptions