Germany-DDR 1987 10th Art Exhibition of the GDR, Dresden

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1987; commemorative stamps to the issue "Xth Art Exhibition of the GDR"; stamp motives with artworks of artists of the visual arts of the GDR;

Issue of 4 stamps

Note:
The 10th Art Exhibition of the GDR took place in the time 03 October 1987 - 03 April 1888 in Dresden on three locations: "Albertinum" (main part), "Galerie Rähnitzgasse" (contemporary "Kunsthaus Dresden"), and in the "Ausstellungszentrum am Fučikplatz". All depicted artworks were expressend in the style of the "Socialist Realism" of the 20th century.

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3124-3127; Yvert & Tellier: 2740-2743; Scott: No. 2838-2641
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 - 50 - 70 (Pfennig) - 1,- M (Mark)
  • Postage validity : 22 September 1987 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Manfred Gottschall (1937-2015)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print runs :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 50 (Pfennig) : 3,000,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 70 (Pfennig) : 3,000,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 1,- M (Mark) : 2,200,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 28.5 x 51.0 mm (1,- M (Mark) = 51.0 x 28.5 mm)


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Xth Art Exhibition of the GDR";
(issue of 4 stamps<)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3124, mint
Michel No. 3125, mint
Michel No. 3126, mint
Michel No. 3127, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3124, postmarked
Michel No. 3125, postmarked
Michel No. 3126, postmarked
Michel No. 3127, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pfennig) : "Weidendamm Bridge" in Berlin, painting (1986) by Arno Mohr (1910-2001)
- 50 (Pfennig) : "They would only learn to read and write" (Nicaragua), painting (1985/86) by Willi Sitte (1921-2013)
- 70 (Pfennig) : "Great grieving man", sculpture (1983) by Wieland Förster (* 1930)
- 1,- M (Mark) : "Shell", plastic art (1986) by Gerd Lucke (* 1943)