Germany-DDR 1973 10th World Festival, Berlin 1973

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1973; commemorative stamps of the issue "10th World Festival of Youth and Students" 1973 in Berlin (East);

(issue of 2 semi-postal stamps + 5 normal stamps + 1 block à 1 stamp)

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel; No. 1829+1830 (semi-postal stamps), No. 1862-1866 (normal stamps), Block No. 38 (1867) (block(; Yvert & Tellier: No. 1527+1528 (semi-postal), No.1555-1559 (normal) + No. BF33 (block); Scott: No. B170+B171 (semi-postal), No. 1477-1481 (normal stamps), No. 1482 (block); AFA: No. 1571+1572 (semi-postal), No. 1604-1608 (normal), ?
  • Colors : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 5 – 10+5 – 15 – 20 – 25+5 - 30 – 35 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity :
- stamps : 03 July 1973 – 02 October 1990
- block : 24 July 1973 – 02 October 1990
  • Designed by :
- stamps : Manfred Gottschall (1937-2015)
- block: Hans Detlefsen (1923-1992)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Berlin
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation :
- stamps : Comb perforation, K 12½ : 13
- block : Harrow perforation, Ks 12½ : 13
  • Print runs :
- 5 (Pfennig) : 7,000,000
- 10+5 (Pfennig) : 10,000,000
- 15 (Pfennig) : 5,000,000
- 20 (Pfennig) : 7,000,000
- 25+5 (Pfennig) : 10,000,000
- 30 (Pfennig) : 3,000,000
- 35 (Pfennig) : 5,000,000
- 50 (Pfennig) : 3,500,000 blocks
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single stamp : 21.5 x 39.0 mm
- printed area of a block : 78.0 x 88.5 mm
- cutted format of a block : 87.0 x 108.0 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "10th World Festival of Youth and Students" 1973 in Berlin (East);:
(issue of 2 semi-postal stamps + 5 normal stamps + 1 block à 1 stamp)

Stamps, mint

Michel No. 1829, mint
Michel No. 1830, mint
Michel No. 1862, mint
Michel No. 1863, mint
Michel No. 1864, mint
Michel No. 1865, mint
Michel No. 1866, mint

Stamps, postmarked

Michel No. 1829, postmarked
Michel No. 1830, postmarked
Michel No. 1862, postmarked
Michel No. 1863, postmarked
Michel No. 1864, postmarked
Michel No. 1865, postmarked
Michel No. 1866, postmarked

Block

Block Michel No. 38, mint
Block Michel No. 38, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 5 (Pfennig) : Fireworks over Berlin (East)
- 10+5 (Pfennig) : Flags and Berlin world clock
- 15 (Pfennig) : Asian and European
- 20 (Pfennig) : Energy supplement system workers
- 25+5 (Pfennig) : Singing youth people and peace dove
- 30 (Pfennig) : Development help
- 35 (Pfennig) : Emblems