Germany-DDR 1983 Thuringian glass

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  • Label : “Deutsche Post” of the German Democratic Republic; 1975; commemorative stamps of the issue “Thuringian Glass”;

(issue of 4 stamps)

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 2835-2838; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2474-2477; Scott: No. 2379-2382; AFA: No. 2524-2527
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 – 20 – 25 – 70 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 08 November 1983 – 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Jochen Bertholdt (* 1936)
  • Printed by : “VEB Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei”, Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print runs :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 16,000,000
- 20 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000
- 25 (Pfennig) : 4,500,000
- 70 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000
  • stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line) : 23.5 x 29.0 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue “Thuringian Glass”;
(issue of 4 stamps)

Stamps

mint

Michel No. 2835, mint
Michel No. 2836, mint
Michel No. 2837, mint
Michel No. 2838, mint

postmarked

Michel No. 2835, postmarked
Michel No. 2836, postmarked
Michel No. 2837, postmarked
Michel No. 2838, postmarked

FDC

FDC to this issue



To the stamp motives:
All stamps depict objects of the Thuringian glass art in the style of the “Socialist Realism”.
- 10 (Pfennig) : glass cock
- 20 (Pfennig) : tumbler
. 25 (Pfennig) : glass vase
- 70 (Pfennig) : decorative glass