Germany-DDR 1989 International Bookart Exhibition 1989 in Leipzig

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; 1989; commemorative stamps of the issue "Internetional Book Art Exhibition (IBA) 1989 in Leipzig";

issue of 3 stamps

Note:
The "International Book Art Exhibition (IBA) 1989" took place in Leipzig in the day from 04 May 1989 onwards.

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3245-3247; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2854-2856; Scott: No. 2745-2747
  • Colors : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 20 - 50 (Pfennig) - 1.35 (Mark)
  • Postage validity : 02 May 1989 - 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Karl-Heinz Bobbe (1949-1990)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print runs :
- 20 (Pfennig) : 8,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 50 (Pfennig) : 3,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 1.35 (Mark) : 2,100,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
  • Stamp size (printed area of a single stamp as distance between the tangents of the perforation lines): 24.5 x 42.0 mm


Stamps of the issue "Internetional Book Art Exhibition (IBA) 1989 in Leipzig"
(issue of 3 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3245, mint
Michel No. 3246, mint
Michel No. 3247, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3245, postmarked
Michel No. 3246, postmarked
Michel No. 3247, postmarked
Michel No. 3246, postmarked 02


To the stamp motives:
- 10 (Pfennig) : Initial "I"
- 50 (Pfennig) : Initial "B"
- 1.35 (Mark) : Initial "A"
Together readed yield these 3 stamps "IBA" (="Internationale Buchkunstausstellung")