Germany-DDR 1984 Castles of the GDR - I

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1984; commemorative stamps of the issue "Castles of the GDR - I";

issue of 4 stamps and 1 postal stationery à 3 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 2910-2913; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2539-2542; Scott: No. 2447-2450; AFA: No. 2597-2600
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 - 20 - 35 - 80 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 06 November 1984 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Snechana Russewa-Hoyer
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print runs :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 24,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 20 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 35 (Pfennig) : 5,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 80 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without frame with year line): 29.0 x 23.5 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Castles of the GDR - I";
(issue of 4 stamps and 1 postal stationery à 3 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 2910, mint
Michel No. 2911, mint
Michel No. 2912, mint
Michel No. 2913, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 2910, postmarked
Michel No. 2911, postmarked
Michel No. 2912, postmarked
Michel No. 2913, postmarked
Michel No. 2911, postmarked at "9276 Rödlitz" (Saxony), 1984

Postal stationery

Postal Stationery Envelope (PSE) to this issue, Michel No. U1 from 1984

Covers, cards, and other philatelic souvenirs

Souvenir envelope with castle "Georgium", franked with Michel No. 2911, postmarked at "4500 Dessau 1", 18-05-1986
Souvenir card with Castle "Luisium", franked with Michel No. 2911, postmarked at "4500 Dessau 1", 18-05-1986


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pfennig) : Castle Falkenstein (12th century) (near Hettstedt)
- 20 (Pfennig) : Castle Kriebstein (12th century) (near Heinichen)
- 35 (Pfennig) : Castle Ranis (11th century) (near Pößneck)
- 80 (Pfennig) : Castle Neuenburg (11th century) (near Nebra)