Germany-DDR 1987 750 years of Berlin - II

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1987; commemorative stamp of the issue "750 years of Berlin - II";

issue of 4 stamps + 1 block + 1 black print of the block + 4 small sheets à 4 identical stamps + 4 postal stationery cards, therefrom 2 for airmail transports

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers :
- Michel: No. 3071-3074 and 3071,3072,3073,3078 (+ Block 89 (No. 3023), + small sheets: No. 3075KB-3078KB)
- Yvert & Tellier: No. 2691-2694 and 2695-2698 (+ block BF88)
- Scott: No. 2587-2590 and 2628-2631 (+ block: No. 2637 (with black print from block), + small sheets: No. 2628a-2631a)
- AFA: block: No. 2789
- Postal stationery cards : Michel: No. P95, P96, P97, P98
  • Colors :
- 20, 10 (Pfennig) : dark purple brown / blueish green (Berlin-Mitte, Ephraim-Palais)
- 35, 10 (Pfennig) : black bluegreen / dark magenta (Berlin-Marzahn)
- 70, 20 (Pfennig) : dark blue / dark orange (Berlin-Mitte, Marx-Engels-Forum)
- 85, 20 (Pfennig) : dark emerald green / brown olive (Berlin-Mitte, Friedrichstadtpalast)
- 1,35 M (Mark) : multicolored (block) (Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg, Ernst-Thälmann-Monument)
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value :
- single stamps : 20 - 35 - 70 -85 (Pfennig)
- small sheet stamps : 10 - 10 - 20 - 20 (Pfennig)
- block : 1.35 M (Mark)
- postal stationery : 10 - 30 - 10 - 30 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity :
- normal single stamps and small sheets: 17 February 1987 - 02 October 1990
- postal stationery card (10 Pfennig, Ephraims-Palais): 10 May 1987 - 02 October 1990
- postal stationery cards (10,20,20 Pfennig): 19 May 1987 - 02 October 1990
- block : 08 September 1987 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Detlef Glinski
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process :
- normal single stamps and small sheets : Recess printing on luminescating paper
- block : Offset printing and recess printing, combined on normal paper
  • Perforation :
- normal single stamps and small sheet stamps, horizontal format : Comb perforation, K 13 : 12½
- normal single stamps and small sheet stamps, vertical format : Comb perforation, K 12½ : 13
- Block : Harrow perforation, Ks 14
- postal stationery : none
  • Print runs :
- Michel No. 3071 (20 Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- Michel No. 3072 (35 Pfennig) : 4,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- Michel No. 3073 (70 Pfennig) : 4,000,000 in sheets à 50 Stamps (5x10)
- Michel No. 3074 (85 Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- Michel No. 3075 (10 Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in small sheets à 4 stamps (2x2)
- Michel No. 3076 (10 Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in small sheets à 4 stamps (2x2)
- Michel No. 3077 (20 Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in small sheets à 4 stamps (2x2)
- Michel No. 3078 (20 Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in small sheets à 4 stamps (2x2)
- Michel No. Block 89 (1,35 M (Mark)) : 2,400,000 blocks
- postal stationeries : not known
  • Stamp size :
- normal single stamps and small sheet stamps, horizontal format (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 37.5 x 20.0 mm
- normal single stamps and small sheet stamps, vertical format (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 20.0 x 37.5 mm
- block stamp (printed area of a single stamp as distance between the inner tangents of the perforation lines) : 26.5 x 32.0 mm
- cutted format of the block : 79.5 x 55.0 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "50 years of Berlin - II";<br (issue of 4 stamps + 1 block + 1 black print of the block + 4 small sheets à 4 identical stamps + 4 postal stationery cards, therefrom 2 for airmail transports)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3071, mint
Michel No. 3072, mint
Michel No. 3073, mint
Michel No. 3074, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3071, postmarked
Michel No. 3072, postmarked
Michel No. 3073, postmarked
Michel No. 3074, postmarked

Block

Michel Block 89, mint

Small sheet

Small sheet with Michel No. 3075, mint
Samll sheet with Michel No. 3075, postmarked
Small sheet with Michel No. 3076, mint
Small sheet with Michel No. 3076, postmarked
Small sheet with Michel No. 3077, mint
Small sheet with Michel No. 3077, postmarked
Small sheet with Michel No. 3078, mint
Small sheet with Michel No. 3078, postmarked

Black print

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Michel Block 89 SD (black print), mint

Postal Stationery Card

Postal Stationery Card, Michel No. P95, mint
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Postal Stationery Card, Michel No. P95, postmarked
Postal Stationery Card, Michel No. P96, mint
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Postal Stationery Card, Michel No. P96, postmarked
Postal Stationery Card, Michel No. P97, mint
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Postal Stationery Card, Michel No. P97, postmarked
Postal Stationery Card, Michel No. P98, mint
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Postal Stationery Card, Michel No. P98, postmarked