Germany-DDR 1988 OIympia 1988 - Seoul

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  • Label : "Ministerium für Post und Fernmeldewesen" of the German Democratic Republic; 1988; commemorative, partial semi-postal stamps of the issue "XXIVth Olympic Summer Games 1988, Seoul"; issue of 6 stamps and 1 block


Note:
The XXIVth Olympic Summer Games took place in the time 17 September 1988 to 02 October 1988 in Seoul (South Korea).

Stamp Datas:

  • Issue date : 09 August 1988
  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3183-3188 + Bl.94 (No. 3189); Yvert & Tellier: No. 2796-2801 + BF93 (No. BF93a); Scott: No. 2690-2695 + 2690; AFA: No. 2854-2859 + ?
  • Colors : multicolored with gold (Olympic rings) on luminescent paper
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values :
- 5 (Pfennig) – 10 (Pfennig) – 20 + 10 (Pfennig) – 25 (Pfennig) -…
- … 35 (Pfennig) – 50 + 20 (Pfennig) – Block: 85 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : to 02 Ocrober 1990
  • Designed by : Hans Detlefsen (1923-1992)
  • Printed by : "VEB Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei“, Leipzig
  • Print process :
- Photogravue: 5 (Pf.) – 50 (Pf.)
- Offset printing: Block 85 (Pf.)
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single stamp without year line: 39.0 x 21.5 mm
- cutted format of the block: 56.0 x 79.0 mm
  • Print runs :
- 5 Pf.: 6,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5 x 10)
- 10 Pf.: 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5 x 10)
- 20+10 Pf.: 3,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5 x 10)
- 25 Pf.: 3,500,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5 x 10)
- 35 Pf.: 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5 x 10)
- 50+20 Pf.: 3,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5 x 10)
- 85 Pf.: 2,100,000 blocks


Commemorative, partial semi-postal stamps of the issue "XXIVth Olympic Summer Games 1988, Seoul"
(issue of 6 stamps + 1 block)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3183, mint
Michel No. 3184, mint
Michel No. 3185, mint
Michel No. 3186, mint
Michel No. 3187, mint
Michel No. 3188, mint
Michel No. Bl.94, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3183, postmarked
Michel No. 3184, postmarked
Michel No. 3185, postmarked
Michel No. 3186, postmarked
Michel No. 3187, postmarked
Michel No. 3188, postmarked
Michel No. Bl.94, postmarked


Stamp motives:
- 5 Pf.: The stamp motive shows a stylized graphic to the topic "swimming". Green colors dominating.
- 10 Pf.: The stamp motive shows a stylized graphic to the topic "handball". Violet blue colors dominating.
- 20+10 Pf.: The stamp motive shows a stylized graphic to the topic "obstacle course" . Olive brown colors dominating.
- 25 Pf.: The stamp motive shows a stylized graphic to the topic "rowing". Blue colors dominating.
- 35 Pf.: The stamp motive shows a stylized graphic to the topic "boxing". Reddish brown colors dominating.
- 50+20 Pf.: The stamp motive shows a stylized graphic to the topic "cycling". Brown colors dominating.
- 85 Pf.: The stamp motive shows a stylized graphic to the topic "relay race". Greenish blue colors dominting.