Varieties and types of postage stamps issued in Federal Republic of Germany between 1970 and 1979


16 April 1971. New traffic rules.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
60 pf, multicolored Field number
I Germany, postage stamp plate error: Damaged letter U in NEUE Damaged letter U in NEUE. 32 (partially)

 

28 May 1971. Ecumenical Meeting of the German Evangelical and Catholic Churches.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
30 pf., red, orange and black Field number
I Germany postage stamp plate flaw Letter A in Augsburg damaged on the left. Letter A in Augsburg damaged on the left. 17
II Germany postage stamp plate flaw Letter T in BUNDESPOST damaged on the right. Letter T in BUNDESPOST damaged on the right. 24

 

18 August 1972. Summer Olympic Games in München.

COINCIDENTAL VARIETIES
Souvenir sheet
1 & 2 Germany, color nuances on souvenir sheet
Germany 1972 games Muenchen souvenir sheet light blue color Germany 1972 games Muenchen souvenir sheet dark blue color
Color nuances and differences in sizes.
Souvenir sheet 1:

  • size: 111×66 mm,
  • 70 + 10 pf. stamp: blue color.

Souvenir sheet 2:

  • size: 112×67 mm,
  • 70 + 10 pf. stamp: dark blue color.

 

9 November 1973. Christmas.

COINCIDENTAL VARIETIES
30 + 15 pf, multicolored
1 Germany postage stamp error shifted printing phases Shifted printing phases.

 

29 October 1974. Art – German expressionists.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
70 pf, multicolored Field number
I Germany stamp plate flaw Short red line above number 4 in 1974. Short red line above number 4 in 1974. 25
120 pf, multicolored Field number
I Germany, postage stamp plate error: Short letter T in POST Short letter T in POST. 25 (partially)

 

15 May 1975 – 17 February 1976. Definitive issue: Industry and Technology. Printed in sheets of 100 (10×10), line engraving.

COINCIDENTAL VARIETIES
120 pf, multicolored
1 Germany, postage stamp error: underinking Underinking error.

 

14 October 1976. The stamp day.

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES (not mentioned in literature)
10 pf., multicolored
1 Colored dot above letter T in TAG. Germany stamp plate flaw Colored dot above letter T in TAG.

 

16 August 1977. Archeology.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
30 pf., multicolored Field number
I Germany postage stamp plate flaw Inner frame broken at the bottom right corner. Inner frame broken at the bottom right corner. 50 (Plate 1)

 

13 October 1977. The stamp day.

CONSTANT VARIETIES
10 pf, multicolored Field number
I Germany postage stamp plate flaw Indentation on top of inner black frame below letter M in BRIEFMARKE. Indentation on top of inner black frame below letter M in BRIEFMARKE. 32
II Germany postage stamp plate flaw Bottom horizontal stroke of the second letter E in BRIEFMARKE shorter. Bottom horizontal stroke of the second letter E in BRIEFMARKE shorter. 44
III Germany postage stamp plate flaw The first ornament on top of the coat of arms broken. The first ornament on top of the coat of arms broken. ?

 

POSSIBLE CONSTANT VARIETIES (not mentioned in literature)
10 pf, multicolored
1 Colored line under the letter F in BRIEFMARKE. Germany, postage stamp error: Colored line under the letter F in BRIEFMARKE
2 Dot in letter t in Expedition. Germany postage stamp error: Dot in letter t in Expedition
3 Black frame below letter K in BRIEFMARKE broken. Germany stamp plate flaw Black frame below letter K in BRIEFMARKE broken.

 

Bibliography


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