Germany-DDR 1988 35 years brigade groups of the workering class

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1988; commemorative stamps of the issue "35 years of the brigade groups of the worker‘s class of the GDR" (paramilitary);

issue of 4 stamps
Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3177-3180; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2790-2793; Scott: No. 2684-2687
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark ; none
  • Nominal values : 5 – 10 – 15 – 20 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 05 July 1988 – 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Joachim Rieß (* 1937)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14 : 13¾
  • Print runs :
- 5 (Pfennig) : 6,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 10 (Pfennig) : 24,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 15 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 20 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 28.5 x 23.5 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue " 35 years of the brigade groups of the worker‘s class of the GDR";
(issue of 4 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3177, mint
Michel No. 3178, mint
Michel No. 3179, mint
Michel No. 3180, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3177, postmarked
Michel No. 3178, postmarked
Michel No. 3179, postmarked
Michel No. 3180, postmarked
Michel No. 3177, postmarked 02


To the stamp motives:
- 5 (Pfennig) : Swearing-in ceremony
- 10 (Pfennig) : Ernst-Thälmann-honour
- 15 (Pfennig) : Plea
- 20 (Pfennig) : Weapons handover