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Varieties and types of official stamps of the German Democratic Republic


2. Issues for Zentraler Kurierdienst (ZKD), official mail between government agencies and industries.

1 October 1956. ZKD II issue. Printed in offset in sheets of 50 (5X10).

CONSTANT VARIETIES
70 pf, purple and black Field number
I GDR official stamp error: Damaged R The last letter “R” in “ZENTRALER” chipped. 39
SHEETS OF STAMPS
70 pf

 

4. Issues for Vertrauliche Dienstsache (VD), confidential official mail.

1 June 1965. Sticker for confidential official mail. Printed in sheets of 30 (3X10).

CONSTANT VARIETIES
20 pf, red Field number
I GDR official stamp error: black dot in D of DDR Black dot in the first letter D in DDR. 6, plate 1
SHEETS OF STAMPS
Plate 1, containing variety I
Plate 2, without varieties

 

5. Issues for mail Zustellungsurkunde (ZU), proof of delivery.

1 June 1965. Sticker for proof of delivery. Printed in sheets of 30 (3X10).

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES (not mentioned in literature)
1 The right frame of the stamp deformed. GDR official stamp error: ZU deformed frame

 

Bibliography


  1. Michel Deutschland-Spezial 2005, Band 2: Ab Mai 1945 (Alliierte Besetzung bis BRD), Schwaneberger Verlag GmbH, ISBN 3-87858-145-9