Germany-DDR 1986 Carl Maria von Weber

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1986; commemorative block-issue to the "200th Anniversary of birth of Carl Maria von Weber";

meant is the German composer Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826); issue of 1 block à 1 stamp

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. Block 86 (No. 3055); Yvert & Tellier: No. BF 85; Scott: No. 2576
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 85 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 04 November 1986 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Joachim Rieß (* 1937)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Harrow perforation, Ks 14
  • Print run : 2,100,000 blocks
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single stamp without year line: 23.0 x 28.5 mm
- printed area of a block: 73.0 x 48.0 mm
- cutted format of a block: 83.0 x 57.0 mm


Commemorative block-issue to "200th Anniversary of birth of Carl Maria von Weber";
(issue of 1 block à 1 stamp)

Mint block

Michel Block 86, mint

Postmarked block

Michel Block 86, postmarked


To the depicted motives:
- stamp : Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826), portrait after a copper etching by Friedrich Jägel (1772-1833), created in 1816
- block : The "Schauspielhaus" in Berlin-Mitte (Gendarmenmarkt) beside figure-drawings after H.Stürmer, figures created in 1821