Germany-DDR 1984 Art casting in Lauchhammer

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1984; commemorative stamps of the issue "Art casting in Lauchhammer";

meant is the town Lauchhammer in contemporary Brandenburg; issue of 2 stamps

Stamp datas

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 2874-2875; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2506-2507; Scott: No. 2412-2413; AFA: No. 2560-2561
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 20 - 85 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 22 May 1984 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Peter Korn
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print runs :
- 20 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 85 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
  • stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 21.5 x 39.0 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Art casting in Lauchhammer";
(issue of 2 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 2874, mint
Michel No. 2875, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 2874, postmarked
Michel No. 2875, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 20 (Pfennig) : broken bowl (19th century)
- 85 (Pfennig) : Sculpture "Ascending" by Fritz Cremer (1906-1993) (sculpture created 1966/67)