Germany-DDR 1986 Brigadists-Memorial in Berlin

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1986; commemorative stamp of the issue "50th anniversary of the establishment of the International Brigades in Spain, 1936-1986"; stamp motive with the Interbrigadists-Memorial in Berlin-Friedrichshain;

issue of 1 stamp

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3050; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2671; Scott: No. 2572
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 20 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 11 September 1986 - 02 October 1990
(The stamp shows 1985 as issue year, but the stamp was issued firstly in September 1986.)
  • Designed by : Manfred Gottschall (1937-2015)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print run : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line) : 29.0 x 23.5 mm


Commemorative stamp of the issue "50th anniversary of the establishment of the International Brigades in Spain", 1936-1986";
(issue of 1 stamp)

Mint stamp

Michel No. 3050, mint

Postmarked stamp

Michel No. 3050, postmarked


To the stamp motive:
- 20 (Pfennig) : The stamp motive shows the Memorial for the German Interbrigadists in Berlin-Friedrichshain. This memorial with a 6 m high bronze figure was created in 1967/1968 by the sculptors Fritz Cremer (1906-1993) and Siegfried Krepp (1930-2013). The bronze figure was casted by the firm "Seiler & Siebert" in Schöneiche near Berlin. The memorial was inaugurated at 12 September 1968.