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German Democratic Republic: varieties of postage stamps issued in year 1983


 
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8 February 1983. World Communications Day.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
5 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 World Communications Year postage stamp plate flaw Tiny white dot in letter A of MOSKAU. Tiny white dot in letter A of MOSKAU. 2 1
II GDR 1983 World Communications Year postage stamp plate flaw Letter T of DEUTSCHE broken on top. Letter T of DEUTSCHE broken on top. 19 1
20 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 World Communications Year postage stamp plate flaw Minuscule colored line next to numeral 3 in 1983. Minuscule colored line next to numeral 3 in 1983. 20 1
II GDR 1983 World Communications Year postage stamp plate flaw White dot below letter H of DEUTSCHE. White dot below letter H of DEUTSCHE. 33 1
III GDR 1983 World Communications Year postage stamp plate flaw Long thin line above the full length of inscription WELTKOMMUNIKATIONSJAHR. Long thin line above the full length of inscription WELTKOMMUNIKATIONSJAHR. 38 1

 

22 February 1983. Old Town Halls.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf., Rathaus Stolberg Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Old town halls postage stamp plate flaw The third bottom window from the left on white wall damaged at the bottom. The third bottom window from the left on white wall damaged at the bottom. 3 2
II GDR 1983 Old town halls postage stamp plate flaw Whitening on the facade next to the stairs to the right. Whitening on the facade next to the stairs to the right. 4 2
20 pf., Rathaus Gera Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Old town halls postage stamp plate flaw White dot on the doorstep to the left. White dot on the doorstep of the left entrance. 1 1
II GDR 1983 Old town halls postage stamp plate flaw Colored spot above the first window on the first floor from the right. Colored spot above the first window on the first floor from the right. 16 2
III GDR 1983 Old town halls postage stamp plate flaw Slight indentation on top left roof. Slight indentation on top left roof. 33 2
IV GDR 1983 Old town halls postage stamp plate flaw Letter A in word ERBAUT damaged. Letter A in word ERBAUT damaged. 37 1
V GDR 1983 Old town halls postage stamp plate flaw Letter G in GERA damaged. Letter G in GERA damaged. 39 2

 

11 April 1983. Karl Marx.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf. Field No. Plate No.
Ia GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Lower vertical lines in letter Z of red title Zeitung missing. Lower vertical lines in letter Z of red title Zeitung missing. 4 1
Ib GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Lower vertical lines in letter Z of red title Zeitung missing. Lower vertical lines in letter Z of red title Zeitung missing. 17 2
Ic GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Lower vertical lines in letter Z of red title Zeitung missing. Lower vertical lines in letter Z of red title Zeitung missing. 24,29 2
Id GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Lower vertical lines in letter Z of red title Zeitung missing. Lower vertical lines in letter Z of red title Zeitung missing. 28,38 4
II GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Dot on collar. Dot on collar. 13 4
III GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Small green dot to the right from the nose. Small green dot to the right from the nose. 14 1
IV GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Gray dot on coat. Gray dot on coat. 16 2
V GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Vertical thin line right to the right from letters J and A of JAHR. Vertical thin line right to the right from letters J and A of JAHR. 20 1
VI GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Vertical thin line right to the right from letter R of JAHR. Vertical thin line right to the right from letter R of JAHR. 25 1
VII GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Letter R in Rheiniche deformed and broken on top. Letter R in Rheiniche deformed and broken on top. 29 4
VIII GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Numeral 9 in 1983 broken twice. Numeral 9 in 1983 broken twice. 37 4
20 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Dot below Marx’s right eye. Dot below Marx’s right eye. 13 4
II GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Vertical thin line inside numeral 3 in 1983. Vertical thin line inside numeral 3 in 1983. 35 4
III GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Letter U in DEUTSCH broken and deformed. Letter U in DEUTSCH broken and deformed. 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 4
IV GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Thin horizontal line left from inscription DEUTSCH. Thin horizontal line left from inscription DEUTSCH. 5 4
V GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Dot below the first letter R in JAHRBÜCHER. Dot below the first letter R in JAHRBÜCHER. 10 1
VI GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Red color spill below letter E of JAHRBÜCHER. Red color spill below letter E of JAHRBÜCHER. 15,2 4
VII GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Numeral 8 in 1983 broken. Numeral 8 in 1983 broken. 24 2
VIII GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Dot below word Arnold. Dot below word Arnold. 31 1
IX GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Thin vertical line below bottom right frame. Thin vertical line below bottom right frame. 32 4
X GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Dot above left eyebrow. Dot above left eyebrow. 43 4
XI GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Vertical thin line right from the letter L of KARL. Vertical thin line right from the letter L of KARL. 46 4
XII GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Dot below inscription von. Dot below inscription von. 49 4
35 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw White dot in hair to the right from Engels’s right eye. White dot in hair to the right from Engels’s right eye. 11 2
II GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Whitening on Marx’s coat. Whitening on Marx’s coat. 12 2
50 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Additional pale dot on Marx’s beard. Additional pale dot on Marx’s beard. 29 1
II GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Thin line in letter A of MARX. Thin line in letter A of MARX. 29 1
III GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Long thin line on Marx’s coat. Long thin line on Marx’s coat. 32 1
70 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Thin line on Marx’s beard. Thin line on Marx’s beard. 8 2
II GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Thin line on the left side of zero in denomination. Thin line on the left side of zero in denomination. 14 2
III GDR 1983 Karl Marx postage stamp plate flaw Vertical hairline on Marx’s right hand. Vertical hairline on Marx’s right hand. 43 1

 

19 April 1983. Works of Art from Berlin State Museum.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
20 pf., Amazon Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Amazon statue postage stamp plate flaw Dot left from letters E and R of Berlin. Dot left from letters E and R of Berlin. 4 ?
II GDR 1983 Amazon statue postage stamp plate flaw Long thin line crossing Amazon’s ankles. Long thin line crossing Amazon’s ankles. 7 ?
III GDR 1983 Amazon statue postage stamp plate flaw Acute accent above second letter E of EINER. Acute accent above second letter E of EINER. 12 ?
IV GDR 1983 Amazon statue postage stamp plate flaw Dot at the end of letter C of NACH. Dot at the end of letter C of NACH. 23 ?
V GDR 1983 Amazon statue postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot below Amazon’s left elbow. Colored dot below Amazon’s left elbow. 25 ?
VI GDR 1983 Amazon statue postage stamp plate flaw Thin line crossing first letter A of AMAZONE. Thin line crossing first letter A of AMAZONE. 43 ?

 

7 June 1983. Sand Glasses and Sundials.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
5 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Sand Glasses and Sundials postage stamp plate flaw Yellow dot on central vertical element of the clock. Yellow dot on central vertical element of the clock. 8 1
II GDR 1983 Sand Glasses and Sundials postage stamp plate flaw White dot between numeral 5 and the clock. White dot between numeral 5 and the clock. 39 1
20 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Sand Glasses and Sundials postage stamp plate flaw Tiny indentation in numeral 2 of denomination value. Tiny indentation in numeral 2 of denomination value. 12 ?
II GDR 1983 Sand Glasses and Sundials postage stamp plate flaw Colored spot between the left frame and the clock. Colored spot between the left frame and the clock. 17 ?
30 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Sand Glasses and Sundials postage stamp plate flaw Tiny colored spot on the right side of the sundial. Tiny colored spot on the right side of the sundial. 2 ?
II GDR 1983 Sand Glasses and Sundials postage stamp plate flaw Colored spot in front of numeral 3. Colored spot in front of numeral 3. 18 ?
III GDR 1983 Sand Glasses and Sundials postage stamp plate flaw White circle touching the left frame, next to letters a and l of Äquatorial. White circle touching the left frame, next to letters a and l of Äquatorial. 31 ?
IV GDR 1983 Sand Glasses and Sundials postage stamp plate flaw Letter a in Salon broken on top. Letter a in Salon broken on top. 41 ?
50 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Sand Glasses and Sundials postage stamp plate flaw White dot between 0 of denomination value and the clock. White dot between 0 of denomination value and the clock. 9 ?
II GDR 1983 Sand Glasses and Sundials postage stamp plate flaw White spot above first letter D of DDR. White spot above first letter D of DDR. 32 ?

 

21 June 1983. Cactus Plants.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
5 pf., Coryphantha elephantidens Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Cactus plant Coryphantha elephantidens postage stamp plate flaw Bottom frame below first letter D in DDR damaged. Bottom frame below first letter D in DDR damaged. 2 1
II GDR 1983 Cactus plant Coryphantha elephantidens postage stamp plate flaw Spine to the left broken. Spine to the left broken. 6 1
III GDR 1983 Cactus plant Coryphantha elephantidens postage stamp plate flaw Right frame next to the letter R of DDR curvy. Right frame next to the letter R of DDR curvy. 20 1
IV GDR 1983 Cactus plant Coryphantha elephantidens postage stamp plate flaw Tiny breach in left frame. Tiny breach in left frame. 27 2
V GDR 1983 Cactus plant Coryphantha elephantidens postage stamp plate flaw Colored spot on bottom frame below letter R of DDR. Colored spot on bottom frame below letter R of DDR. 38 1
10 pf., Thelocactus schwarzii Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Cactus plant Thelocactus schwarzii postage stamp plate flaw Numeral 3 in 1983 flat at the bottom. Numeral 3 in 1983 flat at the bottom. 5 2
II GDR 1983 Cactus plant Thelocactus schwarzii postage stamp plate flaw Tiny breach in left frame left from letters c and h in schwarzii. Tiny breach in left frame left from letters c and h in schwarzii. 6 1
III GDR 1983 Cactus plant Thelocactus schwarzii postage stamp plate flaw Tiny breach in top frame to the left. Tiny breach in top frame to the left. 35 2
20 pf., Leuchtenbergia principis Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Cactus plant Leuchtenbergia principis postage stamp plate flaw Spine next to the letter g of Leuchtenbergia broken. Spine next to the letter g of Leuchtenbergia broken. 6 2
II GDR 1983 Cactus plant Leuchtenbergia principis postage stamp plate flaw Spine to the left from the lower broken. Spine to the left from the lower broken. 27 1
III GDR 1983 Cactus plant Leuchtenbergia principis postage stamp plate flaw Tiny indentation on the third leaf from the left. Tiny indentation on the third leaf from the left. 29 1
IV GDR 1983 Cactus plant Leuchtenbergia principis postage stamp plate flaw Spine in the upper right corner broken. Spine in the upper right corner broken. 50 1
25 pf., Submatucana madisoniorum Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Cactus plant Submatucana madisoniorum postage stamp plate flaw Spine below the right flower broken. Spine below the right flower broken. 19 2
II GDR 1983 Cactus plant Submatucana madisoniorum postage stamp plate flaw Spine below the left flower broken. Spine below the left flower broken. 32 1
35 pf., Oroya peruviana Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Cactus plant Oroya peruviana postage stamp plate flaw Bottom frame below letter R in DDR broken. Bottom frame below letter R in DDR broken. 20 1
II GDR 1983 Cactus plant Oroya peruviana postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot in numeral 5 of denomination. Colored dot in numeral 5 of denomination. 25 1

 

30 August 1983. Leipzig Autumn Fair.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Leipzig Autumn Fair postage stamp plate flaw White dot above letter R in HERBSTMESSE. White dot above letter R in HERBSTMESSE. 4 1
II GDR 1983 Leipzig Autumn Fair postage stamp plate flaw Letter L in ZENTRAL broken. Letter L in ZENTRAL broken. 20 1
III GDR 1983 Leipzig Autumn Fair postage stamp plate flaw Second letter D in DDR broken. Second letter D in DDR broken. 36 1
IV GDR 1983 Leipzig Autumn Fair postage stamp plate flaw Horizontal line on facade broken between the 4th windows from the left of the first and second floor. Horizontal line on facade broken between the 4th windows from the left of the first and second floor. 42 3

 

20 September 1983. Governmental Palaces.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf., Sanssouci palace Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Sanssouci postage stamp plate flaw Dot in the lower left are above letter S of Staatliche. Dot in the lower left are above letter S of Staatliche. 27 1
II GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Sanssouci postage stamp plate flaw Dot on the first step. Dot on the first step. 7 4
III GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Sanssouci postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot on the right side of facade. Colored dot on the right side of facade. 12 1
IV GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Sanssouci postage stamp plate flaw Statue on the left side of the stairs damaged, white spot on the top stair, white dot in the garden to the left from the top stair. Statue on the left side of the stairs damaged, white spot on the top stair, white dot in the garden to the left from the top stair. 14 4
V GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Sanssouci postage stamp plate flaw Letter u in word und broken. Letter u in word und broken. 15 1
20 pf., Chinese Tea House Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Chinese Tea House postage stamp plate flaw Small dot above letter i of Sanssouci. Small dot above letter i of Sanssouci. 4 1
II GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Chinese Tea House postage stamp plate flaw White spot on cornerstones above letters u and d of word und. White spot on cornerstones above letters u and d of word und. 6 1
III GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Chinese Tea House postage stamp plate flaw Vertical line left from the first letter D of DDR. Vertical line left from the first letter D of DDR. 21 2
IV GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Chinese Tea House postage stamp plate flaw White dot above the second window from the left. White dot above the second window from the left. 32 2
40 pf., Charlottenhof Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Charlottenhof postage stamp plate flaw Dot below second letter D in DDR. Dot below second letter D in DDR. 2 3
II GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Charlottenhof postage stamp plate flaw Letter c in Staatliche damaged. Letter c in Staatliche damaged. 5 3
III GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Charlottenhof postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot between the second and the third bottom window from the left. Colored dot between the second and the third bottom window from the left. 7 2
IV GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Charlottenhof postage stamp plate flaw Whitening on the facade to the right from the top blue windows. Whitening on the facade to the right from the top blue windows. 32 2
V GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Charlottenhof postage stamp plate flaw White spot above the first window. White spot above the first window. 46 3
VI GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Charlottenhof postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot below the second bottom window from the left. Colored dot below the second bottom window from the left. 48 3
VII GDR 1983 Governmental Palaces Charlottenhof postage stamp plate flaw White dot below the first bottom window from the left. White dot below the first bottom window from the left. 49 2

 

8 November 1983. Glass of Thuringia.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Thin horizontal line in letter R of THÜRINGER. Thin horizontal line in letter R of THÜRINGER. 2 1
II GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Right side of the circle flattened. Right side of the circle flattened. 2 2
III GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Letter A in GLAS broken. Letter A in GLAS broken. 7 1
IV GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Letter H in THÜRINGER broken. Letter H in THÜRINGER broken. 9 1
V GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Letters H and N in THÜRINGER damaged. Letters H and N in THÜRINGER damaged. 11 1
VI GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Top horizontal stroke of letter E in THÜRINGER broken. Top horizontal stroke of letter E in THÜRINGER broken. 29 1
VII GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Additional white spot on cock’s leg. Additional white spot on cock’s leg. 32 2
VIII GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Letter G in GLAS damaged. Letter G in GLAS damaged. 38 1
IX GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Line on cock’s sickle broken. Line on cock’s sickle broken. 43 1
X GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Small pale spot on top of zero. Small pale spot on top of zero. 50 1
20 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Blue spot at the bottom of the glass. Blue spot at the bottom of the glass. 36 2
II GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Tiny indentation in circle below letter R of THÜRINGER. Tiny indentation in circle below letter R of THÜRINGER. 49 1
25 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw White dot on letter E of THÜRINGER. White dot on letter E of THÜRINGER. 24 1
II GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Additional white spots to the right from the vase lip. Additional white spots to the right from the vase lip. 10 2
III GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot on letter H of THÜRINGER. Colored dot on letter H of THÜRINGER. 21 2
IV GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw White dot on letter R of THÜRINGER. White dot on letter R of THÜRINGER. 28 1
V GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Small indentation in numeral 5 in denomination. Small indentation in numeral 5 in denomination. 40 1
VI GDR 1983 Glass of Thuringia postage stamp plate flaw Minuscule indentation in letter U of THÜRINGER. Minuscule indentation in letter U of THÜRINGER. 48 2

 

22 November 1983. Winter Olympic Games, Sarajevo.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
5+10 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Olympic games Sarajevo postage stamp plate flaw 1 and 9 in 1983 damaged. 1 and 9 in 1983 damaged. 22 1
20+10 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1983 Olympic games Sarajevo postage stamp plate flaw Numeral 9 in 1983 damaged. Numeral 9 in 1983 damaged. 9 ?

 
 
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