Germany-DDR 1987 Sports

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; commemmorative stamps of the issue "VIII Deutsches Turn- und Sportfest, 1987 in Leipzig + 11th Children and Youth-Spartakiad 1987 in Leipzig";


Note:
Both events took place in Leipzig in the time 27 July - 02 August 1987.
issue of 6 stamps, therefrom 1 stamp semi-postal
Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3111-3116; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2726-2731; Scott: No. 2622-2627; AFA: No. 2729-2734
  • Colors : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 5 - 10 - 20+5 - 35 - 40 - 70 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 21-26 July 1987 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Ralf-Jürgen Lehmann (* 1933)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print runs :
- 5 (Pfennig) : 6,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 10 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 20+5 (Pfennig) : 5,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 35 (Pfennig) : 3,500,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 40 (Pfennig) : 3,500,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 70 (Pfennig) : 2,250,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 21.5 x 39.0 mm


Stamps of the issue "Leipzig Trade Fair - Spring 1985"
(issue of 2 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3111, mint
Michel No. 3112, mint
Michel No. 3113, mint
Michel No. 3114, mint
Michel No. 3115, mint
Michel No. 3116, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3111, postmarked
Michel No. 3112, postmarked
Michel No. 3113, postmarked
Michel No. 3114, postmarked
Michel No. 3115, postmarked
Michel No. 3116, postmarked
Michel No. 3113, postmarked at "9276 Rödlitz" (the district of Karl-Marx-Stadt, contemporary Saxony), 29-11-1987

Cover, cards, and philatelic souvenirs

Souvenir envelope to the Olympic Day 1988 in Berlin, franked with Michel No. 3113, postmarked at "1058 Berlin 58", 29-06-1988


To he stamp motives:
- 5 (Pfennig) : Tug of War (1685-1750) - 10 (Pfennig) : Handball of the women
- 20+5 (Pfennig) : Long jump of the women
- 35 (Pfennig) : Table tennis
- 40 (Pfennig) : Bowling
- 70 (Pfennig) : Mile run