Germany-DDR 1989 Famous personalities - VII

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1989; commemorative stemps of the issue "Famous personalities - VII";

issue of 5 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3230-3234; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2837, 2840, 2838, 2839, 2836; Scott: No. 2729, 2730, 2732, 2732, 2733
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 10 (Pfennig), each
  • Postage validity : 28 February 1989 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Manfred Gottschall (1937-2015)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print run :
- Michel No. 3230 (Renn) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- Michel No. 3231 (Ossietzky) : 32,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- Michel No. 3232 (Scharrer) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- Michel No. 3233 (Mauersberger) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
- Michel No. 3234 (Beckmann) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line) : 39.0 x 21.5 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Famous personalities - VII";
(issue of 5 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3230, mint
Michel No. 3231, mint
Michel No. 3232, mint
Michel No. 3233, mint
Michel No. 3234, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3230, postmarked
Michel No. 3231, postmarked
Michel No. 3232, postmarked
Michel No. 3233, postmarked
Michel No. 3234, postmarked
Michel No. 3234, postmarked in "1560 Potsdam 60", 23-03-1989


To the stamp motives:
- Michel No. 3230 : Ludwig Renn (1889-1979, writer)
- Michel No. 3231 : Carl von Ossiezky (1889-1938, publicist)
- Michel No. 3232 : Adam Scharrer (1889-1948, writer)
- Michel No. 3233 : Rudolf Mauersberger (1889-1971, cantor of the Cross Chorus in Dresden)
- Michel No. 3234 : Johann Beckmann (1739-1811, economist and technologist of the Age of Enlighment (= raw seen the time between Louis XIV and Napoleon in France (1715-1789))