Germany-DDR 1989 Epiphyllums

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; stamps of the commemorative issue "Epiphyllum-hybrids with flowers"; issue of 3 stamps


Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3276-3278; Yvert & Tellier: 2881.2883; Scott: No. 2773-2775
  • Colors : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 - 35 - 50 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 10 September 1989 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Manfred Gottschall (1937-2015)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 13
  • Print run :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 40 stamps (8x5)
- 35 (Pfennig) : 3,600,000 in sheets à 40 stamps (8x5)
- 50 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 40 stamps (8x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 31.0 x 31.0 mm


Stamps of the issue "Epiphyllum-hybrids with flowers"
(issue of 3 stamps)

Mint stamps

Germany-DDR 1989 Epiphyllums 10.jpg
Germany-DDR 1989 Epiphyllums 35.jpg
Germany-DDR 1989 Epiphyllums 50.jpg

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3276, postmarked
Michel No, 3277, postmarked
Michel No. 3278, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pfennig) : Cactus "Epiphyllum hybrid "Adriana""
- 35 (Pfennig) : Cactus "Epiphyllum hybrid "Feuerzauber""
- 50 (Pfennig) : Cactus "Epiphyllum hybrid "Franzosko""