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Name: German Democratic Republic (DD, GDR)
What: country

The German Democratic Republic, often informally called East Germany, was a state established in 1949 by the USSR, in the Soviet-occupied zone of Germany after World War II. It reunited with Germany in 1990.

Areas: Europe, Germany

Stamps issued from 1949 to 1990

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1990: 2850



Watermarks used: Colnect-1158-269-100-Death-day-of---gymnastics-father---Friedrich-L-Jahn-back.jpgDDR&posthorn, mult flowers; some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 100pfg=100pf=1m=1dm=1mdn (East German mark)

Overprints: German Democratic Republic (9)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect German..Republic (DDR)
WSA GDR
as thing

Catalogs:
Michel
Yvert et Tellier
Stamp Number
AFA number
Stanley Gibbons

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
ARC - German Democratic Republic
WSA GDR BOB
WSA GDR Postage


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