Germany-DDR 1988 Leipzig Trade Fair - Autumn 1988

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1988; commemorative block issue to the "Leipzig Trade Fair - Autumn 1988";

issue of 1 block à 3 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3191-3193 (Block 95); Scott: No. 2697a-2697c; AFA: No. 2853a-2853c
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 120 (Pfennig) (block) = 5 + 15 + 100 (Pfennig) (stamps)
  • Postage validity : 30 August 1988 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Ingo Arnold (* 1931)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Harrow perforation, Ks 13¾ : 14
  • Print runs : 2,400,000 blocks
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line) :
- block stamps : 23.5 x 29.0 mm (raw formt of the stamps, without overprint)
- cutted format of the block: 109.0 x 89.0 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Famous personalities - VI";
(issue of 1 block à 3 stamps)

Block

Michel Block 95, mint
Michel Block 95, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 5 (Pfennig) : Physical control of the fair goods (after a drawing around 1810)
- 15 (Pfennig) : The Monument for the Battle of Nations in Leipzig
- 100 (Pfennig) : Fair scene (after a drawing around 1820)