Germany-DDR 1984 Leipzig Trade Fair - Autumn 1984

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1984; commemorative stamps of the issue "Leipzig Trade Fair - Autumn 1984";

issue of 2 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 2891+2892; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2522+2523; Scott: No. 2433+2434; AFA: No. 2577+2578
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 - 25 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 28 August 1984 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Manfred Gottschall (1937-2015)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print runs :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 16,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 25 (Pfennig) : 4,500,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 21.0 x 38.5 mm
  • Variants :
- 10 (Pfennig) : yellow glass segment in the 2nd windows of the 2nd stage, left


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Leipzig Trade Fair - Autumn 1984";
(issue of 2 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 2891, mint
Michel No. 2892, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 2891, postmarked
Michel No. 2892, postmarked
Michel No. 2891, postmarked 02
Michel No. 2892, postmarked 02


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pfennig) : Frege-House in Leipzig, built as baroque merchant house (contemporary a hotel) in 1706/1707 by Johann Gregor Fuchs (1650-1715), purchased and named after the bankier Christian Gottlob Frege II (1747-1816) in 1782 (the bank was possessor 1782-1945), in Leipzig, Katharinenstraße
- 25 (Pfennig) : A lead crystal can from Olbernhau (central core mountains)