Germany-DDR 1989 Alfred Edmund and Christian Ludwig Brehm

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1989: commemorativ block issue to the both "Alfred Edmund and Christian Ludwig Brehm";

meant are the zoologist and writer Alfred Edmund Brehm (1829-1884, son) and the Christian pastor and ornitologist Christian Ludwig Brehm (1787-1864, father);
issue of 1 block à 2 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. Block 98 (No. 3256+3257); Yvert & Tellier: No. BF97 (No. BF97+BF97B); Scott: No. 2756 (No. 2756a+2756b)
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 1.35 (Mark) = 50 + 85 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 13 June 1989 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Andrea Soest
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Harrow perforation, Ks 14
  • Print run : 2,100,000 blocks
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single stamp without signature line : 23.5 x 34.0 mm
- printed area of a block : 99.0 x 69.5 mm
- cutted format of a block : 110.5 x 79.0 mm


Commemorative block issue "Alfred Edmund and Christian Ludwig Brehm";
(issue of 1 block à 2 stamps)

Mint block

Michel No. Block 98, mint

Postmarked block

Michel No. Block 98, postmarked