Germany-DDR 1989 150 years First German long-distance Railway

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; stamps of the commemorative issue

"150th anniversary of the opening of the First German long-distance railway connection Leipzig-Dresden" and 150th anniversary of Friedrich List"; issue of 3 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3238-3240; Yvert & Tellier: 2843.2845; Scott: No. 2737-2739
  • Colors : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 15 - 20 - 50 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 04 April 1989 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Detlef Glinski
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print run :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 4,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- 35 (Pfennig) : 8,600,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x20)
- 50 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 18.0.0 x 23.0 (22.5) mm


Stamps of the issue "150th anniversary of the opening of the First German long-distance railway connection Leipzig-Dresden"
and "150th anniversary of Friedrich List" (issue of 3 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3238, mint
Michel No. 3239, mint
Michel No. 3240, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3238, postmarked
Michel No. 3239, postmarked
Michel No. 3240, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 15 (Pfennig) : Friedrich List (1789-1846, economist)
- 35 (Pfennig) : Railway station in Dresden (1839)
- 50 (Pfennig) : Railway station in Leipzig (around 1939)