Germany-DDR 1985 World Festival of Youth and Students, Moscow

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1985; se-tenant of the issue "12th World Festival of Youth and Students, Moscow 1985";

issue of 1 se-tenant à 2 stamps and a decorative middle field, therefrom 1 stamp semi-postal

Note:
The 12st world festival of youth and student took place in the time 27 July 1985 - 03 August 1985 in Moscow.

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 2959 + 2960 (se-tenant: GDRZ078); Yvert & Tellier: No. 2583 + 2584; Scott: No. 2488 + 2489
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Monimal value : 20+5 - 50 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 23 July 1985 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Ralf-Jürgen Lehmann (* 1933)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 13 : 12½
  • Print run : 3,500,000, each in sheets à 20 se-tenants (2x10) (= 40 stamps)
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single stamp : 39.0 x 21.5 mm
- printed area of an entire se-tenant : 103.5 x 21.5 mm


Se-tenant of the issue "12th World Festival of Youth and Students, Moscow 1985";
(issue of 1 se-tenant à 2 stamps and a decorative middle field, therefrom 1 stamp semi-postal)

Mint se-tenant

Se-tenant Michel No. GDRZ078, mint

Postmarked se-tenant

Se-tenant Michel No. GDRZ078, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 20+5 (Pfennig) : FDJ-member and Asian students
- decorative middle field : black frame with event-logo + inscription
- 50 (Pfennig) : Demonstrating youths