Germany-DDR 1973 Leipzig Trade Fair - Autumn 1973

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1973; commemorative stamp of the issue "Leipzig Trade Fair – Autumn 1973";

(issue of 2 stamps)

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue number : Michel: No. 1872+1873; Yvert & Tellier: 1564+1565; Scott: No. 1485+1486
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 10 - 25 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity :
- 11 September 1973 – 02 October 1990
- 28 August 1973 – 02 October 1990 (other source)
  • Designed by : Manfred Gottschall (1937-2015)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print run :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 7.000,000
- 25 (Pfennig) : 5,000,000
  • Stamp size (Printed area of a single stamp) : 38.5 x 21.0 mm


Commemorative stamp of the issue "Leipzig Trade Fair – Autumn 1973";
(issue of 2 stamps)

Stamp, mint

Michel No. 1872, mint
Michel No. 1873, mint

Stamp, postmarked

Michel No. 1872, postmarked
Michel No. 1873, postmarked


To the stamp motive:
- 10 (Pfennig) : Devices for camping and leisure
- 25 (Pfennig) : Devices for sports play and home work