Germany-DDR 1985 Engangered species - III

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  • Label : „Dutsche Post“ of the German Democratic Republic; 1985; commemorative stamps of the issue „Endangered species – III“;

issue of 5 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 2952-2956; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2576-2580; Scott: No. 2481-2485; AFA: No. 2631-2635
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 5 – 10 – 20 – 50 – 85 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 25 June 1985 – 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Andrea Soest
  • Printed by : „Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei“, Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescating paper
  • Perforation, Comb perforation, K 14
  • Stamp size :
- horizontal format (printed area of a single stampwithout year line): 29.0 x 23.5 mm
- vertical format (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 35.5 x 29.0 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue „Endangered species – III“;
(issue os 5 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 2952, mint
Michel No. 2953, mint
Michel No. 2954, mint
Michel No. 2955, mint
Michel No. 2956, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 2952, postmarked
Michel No. 2953, postmarked
Michel No. 2954, postmarked
Michel No. 2955, postmarked
Michel No. 2956, postmarked
Michel No. 2953, postmarked 02

Covers, cards, and philatelic souvenirs

Maxicard with Michel No. 2952
Maxicard with Michel No. 2953
Maxicard with Michel No. 2954
Maxicard with Michel No. 2955
Maxicard with Michel No. 2956


To the stamp motives:
- 5 (Pfennig) : „Harpia harpyja“ (English: „Harpy eagle“; German „Harpyie“)

Photo of the Maxicard : K. Rudlosff in the „Tierpark Berlin“

- 10 (Pfennig) : „Branta ruficollus“ (Enhlish: „Red-breasted Goose“; German: „Rothalsgans“)

Photo of the Maxicard : K. Rudloff in the Tierpark Berlin

- 20 (Pfennig) : „Tremarctos ornatus“ (English: „Spectacted bear“; German: „Brillenbär“)

Photo of the Maxicard : K. Rudloff in the Zoo Dresden

- 50 (Pfennig) : „Bos javanicus“ (English: „Banteng“; German: „Banteng“)

Photo of the Maxicard: Gerhard Budich in the Tierpark Berlin

- 85 (Pfennig) : „Tomistoma schlegelii“ (English: „False Gharial“; German: „Sunda-Gavial“)

Photo of the Maxxicard : K. Rudloff in the Tierpark Berlin