Germany-DDR 1988 View to towns and locations - I

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1988; commemorative stamps to the issue "Views to town and locations: district capitals (class II) of the North - I":

("Bezirk" = administrative sub-class I; "Kreis" = administrative sub-class II = "Landkreis" in the German Empire); issue of 6 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3161-3166; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2772-2777; Scott: No. 2668-2673: AFA: No. 2839-2844
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 5 - 10 - 25 - 60 - 90 (Pfennig) - 1.20 M (Mark)
  • Postage validity : 05 April 1988 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Jochen Bertholdt (* 1936)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print runs :
- 5 (Pfennig) (Wismar) : 6,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 10 (Pfennig) (Anklam) : 24,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 25 (Pfennig) (Ribnitz-Damgarten) : 3,500,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 60 (Pfennig) (Stralsund) : 3,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 90 (Pfennig) (Bergen) : 3,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 1.20 M (Mark) (Greifswald) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line) : 38.5 x 21.5 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Views to town and locations: district capitals (class II) of the North - I";
(issue of 6 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3161, mint
Michel No. 3162, mint
Michel No. 3163, mint
Michel No. 3164, mint
Michel No. 3165, mint
Michel No. 3166, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3161, postmarked
Michel No. 3162, postmarked
Michel No. 3163, postmarked
Michel No. 3164, postmarked
Michel No. 3165, postmarked
Michel No. 3166, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 5 (Pfennig) : Drawing of a modern view to Wismar from a bird's eye view
- 10 (Pfennig) : Drawing of a modern view to Anklam from a bird's eye view
- 25 (Pfennig) : Drawing of a modern view to Ribnitz-Damgarten from a bird's eye view
- 60 (Pfennig) : Drawing of a modern view to Stralsund from a bird's eye view
- 90 (Pfennig) : Drawing of a modern view to Bergen from a bird's eye view
- 1.20 M (Mark) : Drawing of a modern view to Greifswald from a bird's eye view