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German Democratic Republic: varieties of postage stamps issued in year 1985


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5 February 1985. Antique Mailboxes.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Tiny indentation on top of the second letter D of DDR. Tiny indentation on top of the second letter D of DDR. 3 3
II GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Small black circle above letter T of HISTORISCHE. Small black circle above letter T of HISTORISCHE. 4 3
III GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw White circle below the lock. White circle below the lock. 23 3
20 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Tiny spot on top left of the mailbox. Tiny spot on top left of the mailbox. 8 4
II GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Small thin line below the left side of the mailbox. Small thin line below the left side of the mailbox. 13 2
III GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Colored spot right from the top ornament. Colored spot right from the top ornament. 37 4
IV GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Small black line between numeral 2 and the top ornament of the mailbox. Small black line between numeral 2 and the top ornament of the mailbox. 44 3
V GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Thin line and a dot above letter N of BRIEFKÄSTEN. Thin line and a dot above letter N of BRIEFKÄSTEN. 50 2
35 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Tiny blue dot below the second vertical line of the first letter H of HISTORISCHE. Tiny blue dot below the second vertical line of the first letter H of HISTORISCHE. 3 1
II GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Scratch on pale blue ornament below letters P and O in POSTBRIEFCASTEN. Scratch on pale blue ornament below letters P and O in POSTBRIEFCASTEN. 11 3
III GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Spot on pale blue ornament above letter C in HISTORISCHE. Spot on pale blue ornament above letter C in HISTORISCHE. 12 3
IV GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Long white line on the side pale blue ornament. Long white line on the side pale blue ornament. 19 3
V GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Tiny blue dot between the top left ornament and left frame. Tiny blue dot between the top left ornament and left frame. 21 1
VI GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Minuscule curved thin line on the first white area on the mailbox. Minuscule curved thin line on the first white area on the mailbox. 23 2
VII GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Small blue spot next to the lower right corner of the mailbox. Small blue spot next to the lower right corner of the mailbox. 39 2
VIII GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Vertical thin blue line between letter R in DDR and 3 of denomination value. Vertical thin blue line between letter R in DDR and 3 of denomination value. 42 2
IX GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Tiny dot inside first letter D of DDR. Tiny dot inside first letter D of DDR. 44 3
X GDR 1985 Antique Mailboxes postage stamp plate flaw Two thin lines between letters H and E of HISTORISCHE. Two thin lines between letters H and E of HISTORISCHE. 50 2

 

25 June 1985. Wildlife Preservation.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
5 pf., Harpy eagle Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Wildlife Preservation postage stamp plate flaw Small J-shaped thin line in the lower right corner. Small J-shaped thin line in the lower right corner. 30 1
II GDR 1985 Wildlife Preservation postage stamp plate flaw Tiny indentation in inner frame left from letters o and h of bedrohte. Tiny indentation in inner frame left from letters o and h of bedrohte. 33 1
10 pf., Red-necked goose Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Wildlife Preservation postage stamp plate flaw Pale colored spot next to left duck’s foot. Pale colored spot next to left duck’s foot. 2 1
II GDR 1985 Wildlife Preservation postage stamp plate flaw Outer left frame damaged. Outer left frame damaged. 8 1
III GDR 1985 Wildlife Preservation postage stamp plate flaw Small indentation in the right outer frame. Small indentation in the right outer frame. 41 1
20 pf., Spectacled bear Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Wildlife Preservation postage stamp plate flaw Small indentation on top outer frame above the first letter B in Brillenbär. Small indentation on top outer frame above the first letter B in Brillenbär. 8 1
II GDR 1985 Wildlife Preservation postage stamp plate flaw Tiny indentation on top inner frame above letter r in Brillenbär. Tiny indentation on top inner frame above letter r in Brillenbär. 10 2
III GDR 1985 Wildlife Preservation postage stamp plate flaw Numeral 5 in 1985 slightly damaged. Numeral 5 in 1985 slightly damaged. 24 2
IV GDR 1985 Wildlife Preservation postage stamp plate flaw Tiny breach in lower part of the right inner frame. Tiny breach in lower part of the right inner frame. 29 1
V GDR 1985 Wildlife Preservation postage stamp plate flaw Vertical line of letter R in DDR short. Vertical line of letter R in DDR short. 49 1

 

9 July 1985. 19th Century Steam Engines.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Steam Engine postage stamp plate flaw White spot on the wheel below letter A in DENKMALE. White spot on the wheel below letter A in DENKMALE. 5 ?
II GDR 1985 Steam Engine postage stamp plate flaw Horizontal line on the element holding the wheel thinner on the right side. Horizontal line on the element holding the wheel thinner on the right side. 7 ?
III GDR 1985 Steam Engine postage stamp plate flaw White spot at the bottom left of the first letter D of DDR. White spot at the bottom left of the first letter D of DDR. 37 ?

 

13 August 1985. World Orienteering and Deep-sea Diving Championship.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Diving Championship postage stamp plate flaw Line of diver’s fin continuing to the yellow area. Line of diver’s fin continuing to the yellow area. 1 ?
II GDR 1985 Diving Championship postage stamp plate flaw Colored spot above letter W of WELTMEISTERSCHAFT. Colored spot above letter W of WELTMEISTERSCHAFT. 30 ?

 

24 September 1985. 150 Anniversary of German Railways.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
20 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 German Railways postage stamp plate flaw Thin vertical line between inner and outer frame to the right. Thin vertical line between inner and outer frame to the right. 14 1
II GDR 1985 German Railways postage stamp plate flaw Short thin vertical line outside the left frame. Short thin vertical line outside the left frame. 43 1

 

7 February 1985. Castles.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf., Burg Hohnstein Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Castle Burg Hohnstein postage stamp plate flaw White spot on the tree top on the right side of the building. White spot on the tree top on the right side of the building. 2 2
II GDR 1985 Castle Burg Hohnstein postage stamp plate flaw Thin horizontal line in first letter D in DDR. Thin horizontal line in first letter D in DDR. 16 1
III GDR 1985 Castle Burg Hohnstein postage stamp plate flaw Red dot above the left side of the roof. Red dot above the left side of the roof. 20 2
IV GDR 1985 Castle Burg Hohnstein postage stamp plate flaw Scratches below the tower bottom window. Scratches below the tower bottom window. 24 1
V GDR 1985 Castle Burg Hohnstein postage stamp plate flaw Two white spots with scratches on the roof. Two white spots with scratches on the roof. 27 1
20 pf., Rochsburg Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Horizontal line on the middle dormer broken. Horizontal line on the middle dormer broken. 1 1
II GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot between the forest and the right frame. Colored dot between the forest and the right frame. 4 2
III GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot between the forest and the left frame. Colored dot between the forest and the left frame. 9 4
IV GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot on tree top. Colored dot on tree top. 12 1
V GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Fence of the pavilion to the left broken. Fence of the pavilion to the left broken. 13 1
VI GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Two colored dots right from the top window of the left tower of the central part of the building. Two colored dots right from the top window of the left tower of the central part of the building. 17 1
VII GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Black below the forest line, to the right. Black below the forest line, to the right. 22 1
VIII GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Gray green dot near the right frame. Gray green dot near the right frame. 22 2
IX GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot to the right from the left tower. Colored dot to the right from the left tower. 24 1
X GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Black spot on the central tower of the main building. Black spot on the central tower of the main building. 26 4
XI GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw White dot on the roof of the pavilion to the left. White dot on the roof of the pavilion to the left. 36 4
XII GDR 1985 Castle Rochsburg postage stamp plate flaw Two windows on the central building connected. Two windows on the central building connected. 46 4
35 pf., Burg Schwarzenberg Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Castle Burg Schwarzenberg postage stamp plate flaw Colored spot above the small tower roof. Colored spot above the small tower roof. 5 ?
II GDR 1985 Castle Burg Schwarzenberg postage stamp plate flaw Long white scratch on the first roof from the left. Long white scratch on the first roof from the left. 15 ?
III GDR 1985 Castle Burg Schwarzenberg postage stamp plate flaw Big colored spot on the facade and roof of the right side of the building. Big colored spot on the facade and roof of the right side of the building. 22 3
IV GDR 1985 Castle Burg Schwarzenberg postage stamp plate flaw Colored dot in letter H of SCHWARZENBERG. Colored dot in letter H of SCHWARZENBERG. 29 3
V GDR 1985 Castle Burg Schwarzenberg postage stamp plate flaw Blue brick on wall of the tower. Blue brick on wall of the tower. 31 2
VI GDR 1985 Castle Burg Schwarzenberg postage stamp plate flaw Scratches on gutter of the roof in the center. Scratches on gutter of the roof in the center. 41 2
VI GDR 1985 Castle Burg Schwarzenberg postage stamp plate flaw Colored circle between numerals 3 and 5. Colored circle between numerals 3 and 5. 41 3
VII GDR 1985 Castle Burg Schwarzenberg postage stamp plate flaw Long thin line below numeral 3. Long thin line below numeral 3. 42 3

 

22 October 1985. 175th Anniversary Humboldt University.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
20 pf. Field No. Plate No.
I GDR 1985 Humboldt University postage stamp plate flaw White spot behind letter A in UNIVERSITAET on facade. White spot behind letter A in UNIVERSITAET on facade. 1 4
II GDR 1985 Humboldt University postage stamp plate flaw White dot below the second top window. White dot below the second top window. 7 4
III GDR 1985 Humboldt University postage stamp plate flaw Thin dotted horizontal line on the second window of the first floor. Thin dotted horizontal line on the second window of the first floor. 11 4
IV GDR 1985 Humboldt University postage stamp plate flaw Long thin line below the second column from the left. Long thin line below the second column from the left. 15 4
V GDR 1985 Humboldt University postage stamp plate flaw Spot between the third and the fourth bottom windows. Spot between the third and the fourth bottom windows. 18 4
VI GDR 1985 Humboldt University postage stamp plate flaw White spot at the top of the second column from the left. White spot at the top of the second column from the left. 25 4
VII GDR 1985 Humboldt University postage stamp plate flaw Blue dot at the bottom of zero of denomination value. Blue dot at the bottom of zero of denomination value. 26 4
VIII GDR 1985 Humboldt University postage stamp plate flaw Circular line behind the fifth column. Circular line behind the fifth column. 40 4

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