Germany-DDR 1986 Structures for water supply

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  • Label : "Ministerium für Post und Fernmeldewesen" of the German Democratic Republic; 1986; commemorative stamps of the issue "Monuments for Water Supply"; issue of 4 stamps


Stamp datas:

  • Issue Date : 21 January 1986
  • Catelogue numbers : Michel: No. 2993-2996; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2616-2516; Scott: No. 2516-2519; AFA: No. 2667-2670
  • Colors : blackblueish green/purple to blackish opal green/dark carmine - multicolored - blacklilac/darkgreen olive - lilac brown/dark blackish blue to red brown/black grey blue
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 - 35 - 50 - 70 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : to 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Detlef Glinski
  • Printed by : "VEB Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : on luminescent paper
- Recess printing (10 (Pf.), 50 (Pf.), 70 (Pf.)
- Recess printing and photogravure, combined (35 Pf.)
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Stamp size : printed area of a single stamp without year line: 23.0 x 28.5 mm
  • Print runs :
- 10 (Pf.): 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 35 (Pf.): 5,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 50 (Pf.): 4,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 70 (Pf.): 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)


Stamps

Mint stamps

10pf
35pf
50pf
70pf

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 2993, postmarked at "1085 Berlin", 21-01-1986
Michel No. 2994, postmarked at "1085 Berlin", 21-01-1986
Michel No. 2995, postmarked at "1085 Berlin", 21-01-1986
Michel No. 2996, postmarked at "1085 Berlin", 21-01-1986

Covers, cards, and philatelic souvenirs

Souvenir postcard with Michel No. 2993, postmarked at "7570 Forst 1", 21-06-1986


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pf.): Pump Berlin (around 1900) (German: "Handständer-Kolbenpumpe")
- 35 (Pf.): Water-tower in Berlin-Altglienicke (1906)
- 50 (Pf.): Waterworks in Berlin-Friedrichshagen (1893)
- 70 (Pf.): "Rappbodetalsperre" in the Harz-mountains