Germany-DDR 1989 Horse-breeding

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; stamps of the commemorative issue

"40th International Congress for Horse Breeding of the socialist states" in Berlin; issue of 4 stamps

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3261-3264; Yvert & Tellier: 2868-2871; Scott: No. 2760-2763
  • Colors : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 10 - 20 - 70 - 110 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 18 July 1989 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Ursula Abranowski-Lautenschläger (* 1939)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 13¼
  • Print run :
- 10 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 20 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 70 (Pfennig) : 3,200,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
- 110 (Pfennig) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 25 stamps (5x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp without year line): 40.5 x 32.0 mm


Stamps of the issue "40th International Congress for Horse Breeding of the socialist states"
(issue of 4 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3261, mint
Michel No. 3262, mint
Michel No. 3263, mint
Michel No. 3264, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3261, postmarked
Michel No. 3262, postmarked
Michel No. 3263, postmarked
Michel No. 3264, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pfennig) : Haflinger
- 20 (Pfennig) : English Full-blood
- 70 (Pfennig) : Cold-Blooded Horse
- 110 (Pfennig) : Noble Wamblood Horse