Germany-DDR 1986 Workers' Festival 1986, Magdeburg

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1986; se-tenant of the issue "21st Workers' Festival of the GDR 1986 in the district of Magdeburg";

issue of 1 se-tenant à 2 stamps and a decorative middle field

Note:
The 21st workers's festival of the GDR 1986 took place in the time 19 June 1986 - 06 July 1986 in the then district of Magdeburg with main events in the then district capital Magdeburg.

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3028 + 3029 (se-tenant: GGDRZ083); Yvert & Tellier: No. 2649 + 2650; Scott: No. 2531 + 2532
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Monimal value : 70 = 20 + 50 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 17 June 1986 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Hilmar Zill (* 1940)
  • 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 : 104.0 x 21.5 mm


Se-tenant of the issue "21st Workers' Festival of the GDR 1986 in the district of Magdeburg";
(issue of 1 se-tenant à 2 stamps and a decorative middle field)

Mint se-tenant

Michel No. GGDRZ083, mint

Postmarked se-tenant

Michel No. GGDRZ083, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 20 (Pfennig) : couple in traditional clothings + agricultiral tractor + bucket-wheel excavator + timber framing house
- decorative middle field : red frame with event-logo + inscription
- 50 (Pfennig) : Elbe-harbour in Magdeburg (inland port of the river Elbe) with barges (flat-bottomed boats for freights) + cathedral of Magdeburg + town view to Magdeburg