GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
Stamps inscribed 'DDR', 'Deutsche Demokratische Republik' or 'Deutsche Post' (last few issues)
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GDR stamps were for sale in post offices until October 1990. From 2 July 1990 stamps issued in 1964 and later were valid for postage throughout Germany. Stamps inscribed 'DDR' were valid until and including 30 September 1990, while stamps inscribed 'Deutsche Post' were valid until and including 11 December 1991.
1 Mark (DDM) = 100 Pfennigs
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Issue Item code Item type Face value Remarks SC 1956 500th Anniversary of the University of Greifswald DDR19561017 ST 0_20 Stamp 0.20 Heraldic Griffin
University seal with Greifswald CoA
This item is also listed under Heraldic Cats
1959 Antiques Returned from the Soviet Union DDR19591229 ST 0_20 Stamp 0.20 Sphinx
Wild Cat Art
Bronze Sculpture from Erebuni Fortress, Yerevan Armenia. 8th c. BC
The stamp is incorrectly stating the origin of the sculpture (Uzbekistan instead of Armenia)
1979 2. Regional Stamp Exhibition in Jarmen / 15th Anniversary of the Philatelic Workgroup of Jarmen
This issue is also listed under Heraldic Cats
DDR19790526 PC 0_10 Pre-stamped postcard 0.10 Heraldic Griffin (in cachet)
MI PP16 (personalized)
DDR19790526 PC 0_25 Pre-stamped postcard 0.25 Heraldic Griffin (in cachet)
MI PP17 (personalized)
M DDR19790526 PMK 2032
On comm. postcard
Commemorative postmark - Heraldic Griffin (in cachet)
"15 Jahre AG Philatelie"
26 May 1979
List compiled by Geir Arveng with valuable information from Greg Balagian and Elisabeth Hallsjö.
Latest update: 1 October 2014