Germany-DDR 1988 500 years Skipper-Company Stralsund

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1988; stamps of the commemorative issue "500 years of Skipper-Company, Stralsund - Captain's pictures (paintings) with Sailing Ships";

issue of 4 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3198-3201; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2804-2807; Scott: No. 2703-2706: AFA: 2848-2851
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 5 - 10 - 70 (Pfennig) - 1,20 M (Mark)
  • Postage validity : 20 September 1988 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Jochen Bertholdt (* 1936)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 13
  • Print runs :
- 5 (Pfennig) : 6,000,000 in sheets à 40 stamps (8x5)
- 10 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 40 stamps (8x5)
- 70 (Pfennig) : 3,000,000 in sheets à 40 stamps (8x5)
- 1.20 M (Mark) : 2,160,000 in sheets à 40 stamps (8x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line) : 31.0 x 31.0 x mm


Stamps of the issue "500 years of Skipper-Company, Stralsund - Captain's pictures (paintings) with Sailing Ships"
(issue of 4 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3198, mint
Michel No. 3199, mint
Michel No. 3200, mint
Michel No. 3201, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3198, postmarked
Michel No. 3199, postmarked
Michel No. 3200, postmarked
Michel No, 3201, postmarked
Michel No. 3200, postmarked at "1130 Berlin-Lichtenberg"


To the stamp motives:
- 5 (Pfennig) : Brig "Adolph Friedrich in Stralsund" (1863), Captain C.Leplow
- 10 (Pfennig) : Barque "Die Gartenlaube von Stralsund" (built 1872), Captain J.F.Krüger
- 70 (Pfennig) : Brigantine "Auguste Mathilde in Stralsund" (built 1830). Captain I.O.Grünwaldt
- 1.20 M (Mark) : Brig "Hoffnung von Cöln am Rhein" (1844), Captain G.A.Luther