Germany-DDR 1987 Famous personalities - VI

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1987; commemorative stamps of the issue "Famous personalities - VI";

issue of 4 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3091-3094; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2711-2714; Scott: No. 2603-2606
  • Color : multicolored on white background
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 - 20 - 35 - 50 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 05 May 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 13 : 12½
  • Print runs :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 20 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 35 (Pfennig) : 3,500,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 50 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line) : 39.0 x 21.5 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Famous personalities - VI";
(issue of 4 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3091, mint
Michel No. 3092, mint
Michel No. 3093, mint
Michel No. 3094, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3091, postmarked
Michel No. 3092, postmarked
Michel No. 3093, postmarked
Michel No. 3094, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pfennig) : Ludwig Uhland (1787-1862, poet + germanist)
- 20 (Pfennig) : Arnold Zweig (1887-1968, writer)
- 35 (Pfennig) : Gerhard Hauptmann (1862-1946, writer, dramatist, Nobel laureate)
- 50 (Pfennig) : Gustav Hertz (1887-1975, physicist, Nobel laureate)