Germany-DDR 1984 ICOMOS-assembly - buildings

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  • Label : "Ministerium für Post und Fernmeldewesen" of the German Democratic Republic; 1984; commemorative stamps of the issue "Buildings - VII General Assembly of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) 1984 in Rostock and Dresden"; issue of 4 stamps


Note:
This event took pace on the 18 April 1984 in Rostock and Dresden simultaneously, the "International Day of the Monument" of the UNESCO.

Stamp datas:

  • Issue date : 24 April 1984
  • Catalog numbers : Michel: No. 2869-2872; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2501-2504; Scott: No. 2407-2410; AFA: No. 2555-2558
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 - 15 - 40 - 85 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : to 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Hilmar Zill (*1940)
  • Printed by : "VEB Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14 on luminescent paper
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single stamp without year line and colored frame : 39.5 x 22.0 mm (landscape format)
- printed area of a single stamp without year line and colored frame : 22.0 x 39.5 mm (portrait format)
  • Print runs :
- 10 (Pf.), Michel No. 2869: 16,000,000 in sheets à 50 stams (5x10)
- 15 (Pf.), Michel No. 2870: 4,500,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 40 (Pf.), Michel No. 2871: 5,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 85 (Pf.), Michel No. 2872: 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)

Stamps

Mint stamps

Michel No. 2869, mint
Michel No. 2870, mint
Michel No. 2871, mint
Michel No. 2872, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 2869, postmarked at "1085 Berlin", 24-04-1984
Michel No. 2870, postmarked at "1085 Berlin", 24-04-1984
Michel No. 2871, postmarked at "1085 Berlin", 24-04-1984
Michel No. 2872, postmarked at "1085 Berlin", 24-04-1984
Michel No. 2869, postmarked at "70 Leipzig", 10-01-1985

Covers, cards, and philatelic souvenirs

Souvenir envelope with the bulding monument "Alter Schwede" in Wismar, franked with Michel No. 2869, "2400 Wismar 1", 17-07-1984
Souvenir envelope to the re-opening (after reconstruction) of the "Club house "Krone" in Beiersdorf (Saxony); Michel No. 3869, "9433 Beiersdorf", 01-08-1984


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pf.): Old Town Hall in Rostock (German: "Altes Rathaus")
- 15 (Pf.): Albrecht Castle in Meissen (German: "Albrechtsburg")
- 40 (Pf.): Stone Gate in Rostock (German: "Steinernes Tor")
- 85 (Pf.): Royal Mews in Dresden (German: "Königlicher Stallhof")