Germany-DDR 1988 10th Anniversary of the common space flight USSR-GDR

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1988; commemorativr stamps of the issue "10th Anniversary of the common space flight USSR-GDR";

issue of 3 stamps and 3 small-sheets, each à 4 identical stamps, but with new nominal value

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: no. 3170-3172 and 3190-3192 (small sheets: No. 3190KB-3192KB); Yvert & Tellier: No. 2780-2782 and 2783-2785 (small sheets: No. 2783bf-2785bf); Scott: No. 2675-2677 and 2698-2700 (small sheet: 2698a-2700a)
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value :
- normal single stamps : 5 - 10 - 20 (Pfennig)
- small sheet stamps : 10 - 20 - 35 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity :
- normal single stamps : 21 June 1988 - 02 October 1990
- small sheet stamps : 30 August 1988 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Kraus (...?)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescating paper
  • Print runs :
- 5 (Pfennig, as normal single stamp): 2,200,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 10 (pfennig, from small sheet) : 8.400,000 in small sheets à 4 stamps (2x2)
- 10 (Pfennig, as normal single stamp) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 20 (Pfennig, from small sheet) : 8,400,000 in small sheets à 4 stamps (2x2)
- 20 (Pfennig, as normal single stamp) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 35 (Pfennig, from small sheet) : 8,400,000 in small sheets `s 4 stamps (2x2)
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single normal stamp without frame and year line : 50.5 or 51.0 x 28.0 mm
- printed area of a single small sheet stamp without frame and year line : 50.5 or 51.0 x 28.0 mm
- cutted format of a small sheet : 143.0 x 97.5 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "10th Anniversary of the common space flight USSR-GDR";
(issue of 3 stamps and 3 small-sheets)

Mint stamps

(Michel No. 3170-3172 (normal single stamps) and Michel No. 3190-3192 (from small sheets))

Michel No. 3170, mint
Michel No. 3171, mint
Michel No. 3172, mint

Postmarked stamps

(Michel No. 3170-3172 (normal single stamps) and Michel No. 3190-3192 (from small sheets))

Michel No. 3170, postmarked
Michel No. 3171, postmarked
Michel No. 3172, postmarked

Small sheets

(Michel No. 3190-3192)

Michel No. 3190KB, mint
Michel No. 3190KB, postmarked
Michel No. 3191KB, mint
Michel No. 3191KB, postmarked
Michel No. 3192KB, mint
Michel No. 3192KB, postmarked

First Day Cover

Germany-DDR 1988 10th Anniversary of the common space flight USSR-GDR fdc.jpg


To the stamp motives:
- 5,10 (Pfennig) : The cosmonauts Sigmund Jähn and Valeri Bykovski after the re-landing on the earth
- 10,20 (Pfennig) : The Multi-channel imaging spectrometer MKS-M of the GDR
- 20,35 (Pfennig) : The (Soviet) space station (German: "Orbitalkomplex") MIR