Germany-DDR 1984 Theater Puppets

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1984; commemorative stamp of the issue "Theater Puppets";

issue of 2 stamp

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 2876 + 2877; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2508 + 2509; Scott: No. 2414 + 2415; AFA: 2562 + 2563
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 50 - 80 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 05 June 1984 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Bertold Lindner (* 1937)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print runs :
- 50 (Pfennig) : 4,500,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 80 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 21.5 x 59.0 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Theater Puppets"
(issue of 2 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 2876, mint
Michel No. 2877, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 2876, postmarked
Michel No. 2877, postmarked


To the stamp motive:
- 50 (Pfennig) : Kasper-figure of a Marionettes-Theater
- 80 (Pfennig) : Hand-doll Kasper-figure