Germany-DDR 1973 Leipzig Trade Fair - Spring 1973

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1973; commemorative stamps of the issue "Leipzig Trade Fair – Spring 1973)"

(issue of 2 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 1832+1833; Yvert & Tellier: No. 1529+1530; Scott: No. 1451+1452
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 – 25 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 06 March 1973 – 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Hans Detlefsen (1923-1992)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 13 : 12½
  • Print run :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000
- 25 (Pfennig) : 5,000,000
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without colored frame): 37.5 x 20.5 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue „Leipzig Trade Fair – Spring 1973)
(issue of 2 stamps

Stamps, mint

Michel No. 1832, mint
Michel No. 1833, mint

Stamps, postmarked

Michel No. 1832, postmarked
Michel No. 1833, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pfennig) : "Exact field chaff cutting machine" E 280 at complex operation
- 25 (Pfennig) : Engine lathe DFS 400 NC with numerical control