Germany-DDR 1989 Friedrich Schiller

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1989; commemorative se-tenant to the issue "200th Anniversary of the inaugural speech of Friedrich Schiller at the University of Jena";

meant is the the German poet and author Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805); issue of 1 se-tenant à 2 stamps (1 stamp + 1 decorative middle field + 1 stamp)

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 32573258ZD (No. 3254 + 3255); Yvert & Tellier: No. 2863 + 2864 (without middle field); Scott: No. 2754 + 2755 (without middle field)
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 1,10 (Mark) = 20 + 85 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 23 May 1989 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Kraus (?)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print run : 3,000,000 sheets à 15 stamps (3x5 se-tenants as 1 stamp + 1 middle field + 1 stamp)
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single stamp without year line : 21.5 x 38.0 mm
- printed area of a se-tenant without year line : 72.0 x 38.0 mm


Commemorative se-tenant to "200th Anniversary of the inaugural speech of Friedrich Schiller at the University of Jena";
(issue of 1 se-tenant à 2 stamps (1 stamp + 1 decorative middle field + 1 stamp)

Mint se-tenant

Michel No- 32543255ZD, mint

Postmarked se-tenant

Michel No. 32543255ZD, postmarked


To ste stamp motives:
- 25 (Pfennig) : Front page of the inaugural speech of Friedrich Schiller at the University of Jena
- decorative middle field : Marble bust "Friedrich Schiller in 1794" in the style of the classicism by the Württemberg sculptor Johann Heinrich Dannecker (1758-1841), bust is contemporary located in the "Hall of Fame" of the "Gedenkstätte Walhalla" near Regensburg (Bavaria) + signature of Friedrich Schiller
- 85 (Pfennig) : Extract from the inaugural speech of Friedrich Schiller at the University of Jena