Germany-DDR 1985 Internationale Monuments - Seelow

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; commemorative stamp of the issue "International Memorials", Memorial on the "Seelower Höhen";

issue of 1 stamp

Note:
The monumental statue from bronze is located near the Brandenburgian town Seelow and was created by the sculptors Lew Kerbel (1917-2003) and Wladimir Ziegel in 1945 and was casted by the Berlin casting firm "Hermann Noack".

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 2939; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2564; Scott: No. 2489
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 35 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 16 April 1985 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Hilmar Zill (* 1940)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print run : 4,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 21.5 x 39.0 mm


Commemorative stamp iof the issue "International Memorials" - Memorial on the "Seelower Höhen"
(issue of 1 stamp)

Mint stamp

Michel No. 2939, mint

Postmarked stamp

Michel No. 2939, postmarked