Germany-DDR 1983 World Communication Year 1983

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" for the German Democratic Republic; 1983; commemorative stamps of the issue to the "World Communication Year 1983"; issue of 4 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No.: 2770-2773; Yvert & Tellier: No.: 2415-2418; Scott: No. 2319-2322; AFA: No. 2459-2462
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value :5 - 10 - 20 - 35 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 08 February 1983 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Detlef Glinski
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14 : 14¼
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year-line) : 39.0 x 21.5 mm
  • Print runs :
- Michel No. 2770 : 4,500,000
- Michel No. 2771 : 16,000,000
- Michel No. 2772 : 8,000,000
- Michel No. 2773 ; 2,100,000

Mint stamps

Michel No. 2770, mint
Michel No. 2771, mint
Michel No. 2772, mint
Michel No. 2773, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 2770, postmarked
Michel No. 2771, postmarked
Michel No. 2771, postmarked at "Halle (Saale)", 17-02-1983
Michel No. 2773, postmarked

Covers, cards, and philatelic products

Souvenir postcard to the 70th anniversary of the flight of LZ17 from Leipzig to Zittau, postmarked at "8800 Zittau 1", 27-07-1983
Souvenir envelope to the GDR Antarctic Research 1985 with a "mirounga"-head, postmarked at "1500 Potsdam 1", 03-10-1983
Souvenir envelope to the "GDR-participation on the ionospheric observatory in Kühlungsborn", postparmed in "2565 Kühlungsborn 1", 14-03-1984
Souvenir envelope to "25 years of Antarctic-research of the GDR", postmarked at "5010 Erfurt 1", 09-06-1984

To the stamp motives:
- Michel No. 2770 : telephone handset and telephone keypad
- Michel No. 2771 : radio station "Rügenradio" + ships
- Michel No. 2772 : Post transport on the sea and in the airy
- Michel No. 2773 : optical fibre cable