Germany-DDR 1989 40 years GDR

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1989; commemorative stamps of the issue "40 years GDR";

issue of 4 stamps + 1 block

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3279-3282 (+ Block 100 (3283); Yvert & Tellier: No. 2884-2887 (BF 99); Scott: No. 2776-2779 (2780); AFA: 2937-2940
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal valus : 5 - 10 - 20 - 25 - 135 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 03 October 1989 – 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Joachim Rieß (* 1937)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Print run :
- 5 (Pfennig) : 6,000,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 10 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in steets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 20 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 25 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in steets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 135 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 numberated blocks
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a singl stamp without year line : 51.0 x 28.5 mm
- printed area of a block stamp as distance between the inner tangens of the perforation lines: 53.5 x 32.0 mm
- printed format of a block without yaer line and block number : 102.0 x 78.5 mm
  • Block number :
- mint block : "0209085"
- postmarked block : "2055485"


Commemorative stamps of the issue "40 years of GDR";
(issue of 4 stamps and 1 block)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3279, mint
Michel No. 3280, mint
Michel No. 3281, mint
Michel No. 3282, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3279, postmarked
Michel No. 3280, postmarked
Michel No. 3281, postmarked
Michel No. 3282, postmarked

Block

Michel Block 100, mint
Michel Block 100, postmarked


To the stamp motibes:
- 5 (Pfennig) "Youth learners" beside National emblem of the GDR
- 10 (Pfennig) : "Socialist agriculture" beside National emblem of the GDR
- 20 (Pfennig) : People of the "Alliance Party" before a town planning model beside National emblem of the GDR
- 25 (Pfennig) : "Modern engeneering" beside National emblem of the GDR
- 135 (Pfennig) : "Construction workers" beside National emblem of the GDR