Germany-DDR 1989 30 years of Memorial Ravensbrück

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Demcratic Republic; 1989; commemorative stamp of the issue "30 years of Memorial Ravensbrück";

meant is the former Nazi-concentration camp Ravensbrück (then: rural district of Templin; contemporary a quarter of Fürstenberg/Havel in Brandenburg (Germay); located between Gransee (Brandenburg) and Neustrelitz (Mecklenburg- Vorpommern) in the region of the Uckermark; issue of 1 stamp

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3374; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2879; Scott: No. 2772; AFA: No. 2932
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 35 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 05 September 1989 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Joachim Rieß (* 1937)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertppierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescating paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print run : 3,500,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without frame and year line) : 29.0 x 51.0 mm


Commemorative stamp of the issue "30 years of Memorial Ravensbrück"
(issue of 1 stamp)

Mint stamp

Michel No. 3374, mint

Postmarked stamp

Michel No. 3374, postmarked


To the stamp motive:
- 35 (Pfennig) : bronze sculpture (figures group) "Müttergruppe" (German for "Mothers group") by Fritz Cremer (1906-1993), created in 1965