Germany-DDR 1985 Humboldt University

From Stamps of the World
  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1985; commemorative stamps of the issue ; issue of 2 stamps


Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 2980 + 2981; Yvert & Tellier : 2603 + 2604; Scott: No. 2508 + 2509
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 20 - 85 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 22 October 1985 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Karl-Heinz Bobbe (1949-1990)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print run :
- 20 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 85 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 23.5 x 29.0 mm


stamps of the issue "175 years of Humboldt-University" and "275 years of Charité" in Berlin (issue of 2 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 2980, mint
Michel No. 2981, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 2980, postmarked
Michel No. 2981, postmarked

Covers, cards, and philatelic souvenirs

FDC to this issue


To the stamp motives:
- 20 (Pfennig) : Middle part of the main building of the Humboldt-University of Berlin
- 85 (Pfennig) : historical and modern building of the Charité as University- and teaching hospital of the Humboldt-University of Berlin