Germany-DDR 1990 Heinrich Schliemann

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  • Label : "Deutsche Post" of the German Democratic Republic; commemorative stamps of the issue "Heinrich-Schliemann-Honour";

meant is the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) (the re-discoverer of Troy); issue of 2 stamps;

Stamp datas:

  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 3364-3365; Yvert & Tellier: No. 2963+2964; Scott: No. 1847+2848
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal values : 30 – 50 (Pfennig)
  • Postage validity : 02 October 1990 – 31 December 1991
  • Designed by : Grit Fiedler (* 1966)
  • Printed by : "Deutsche Wertpapierdruckerei", Leipzig
  • Print process : Photogravure
  • Perforation : Comb perforation, K 14
  • Print runs :
- 30 (Pfennig) : 5,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (10x5)
- 50 (Pfennig) : 9,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (5x10)
  • Stamp size :
- 30 (Pfennig) (printed area of a single stamp as distance between the inner tangents of the perforation lines) : 26.5 x 32.0 mm
- 50 (Pfennig) (printed area of a single stamp as distance between the inner tangents of the perforation lines) : 32,0 x 26.5 mm


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Heinrich-Schliemann-honour";
(issue of 2 stamps)

Mint stamps

Michel No. 3364, mint
Michel No. 3365, mint

Postmarked stamps

Michel No. 3364, postmarked
Michel No. 3365, postmarked


To the stamp motives:
- 30 (Pfennig) : Portrait Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) + mug fom Troy from the time ca. 2600 BC – 1900 BC
- 50 (Pfennig) : Portrait Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) + double vessel from Troy from the time ca. 2600 BC – 1800 BC