Germany-DDR 1989 Leipzig Trade Fair - Autumn 1989

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  • Label : „Deutsche Post“ of the German Democratic Republic; 1989; commemorative stamps to the issue „Leipzig Autumn Fair 1989“


issue of 2 stamps inside of 1 block

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3267+3268 (Block 99); Yvert & Tellier: (No. 98BF); Scott: No. 2766a+2766b (No. 2766)
  • Color : multicolored with gold
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal value : 135 = 50 + 85 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 22 August 1889 – 02 October 1990
  • Designed by : Hilmar Zill (* 1940)
  • Printed by : „Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei“, Leipzig
  • Print process : Offset printing on luminescent paper
  • Perforation : Harrow perforation, Ks 14
  • Print run : 2,100,000 blocks, each à 2 stamps
  • Stamp size :
- printed area of a single block stamp : 28.5.0 x 38.5 mm
- printed area of a block, total size: 99.5 x 70.0 mm
- cutted format of a block : 106.0 x 77.0 mm


Commemorative stamp of the issue „Leipzig Autumn Fair 1989“;
(issue of 1 block à 2 stamps)

Mint block

Michel Block 99, mint

Postmarked block

Michel Block 99, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 85, 50 (Pfennig) : New buildings at the western entrance of the exhibition center