Germany-DDR 1986 Castles

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1986; commemorative stamps of the issue "Castles of the GDR"; issue of 4 stamps and 2 small sheets


Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3032-3035 (3032KB, 3033KB); Yvert & Tellier: No. 2653-2656 (2653a, 2654a); Scott: No. 2555-2558 (2555a, 2556a); AFA: No. 2706-2709
  • Colors : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 - 20 - 85 (Pfennig) - 1 M (Mark)
  • Postage validity : 29 July 1986 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Sneschana Russewa-Hoyer
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 13 : 12½
  • Print runs :
- Michel No. 3032 : 32,400,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5 x 10)
from that 8,400,000 small sheets
- Michel No. 3033 : 16,400,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5 x 10)
from that 8,400,000 small sheets
- Michel No. 3034 : 4,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5 x 10)
- Michel No. 3035 : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5 x 10)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 39.0 x 21.0 mm

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3032, mint
Michel No. 3033, mint
Michel No. 3034, mint
Michel No. 3035, mint


Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3032, postmarked
Michel No. 3033, postmarked
Michel No. 3034, postmarked
Michel No. 3035, postmarked


Small sheets

Michel No. 3032KB, small sheet, mint
Michel No. 3032KB, small sheet, postmarked
Michel No. 3033KB, small sheet, mint
Michel No. 3033KB. small sheet, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pfennig) : Castle of Schwerin
- 20 (Pfennig) : Castle of Güstow
- 85 (Pfennig) : Castle of Rheinsberg
- 1 (Mark) : Castle of Ludwigslust
- The postmark motive shows the Rococo-castle Dornburg.