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Gutenberg, Johannes (1397-1468) (8)


Germany, Federal Republic [DEU]: Information on the Catawiki site about Gutenberg, Johannes (1397-1468) (8), 1961.
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Catawiki number: 284655
Category: Postage Stamps
Catawiki stamp number: BRD 120-3
Gutenberg, Johannes (1397-1468)
Face value: 8
Country / area: Germany, Federal Republic [DEU]Icon-information
Year: 1961
Collection: 1961 Famous People (BRD 120)
Stamp number in collection: 03
Basic colour: Violet
Exact colour: Dark red violet, Bright brown violet
Usage: Definitives
Type: Stamp
Theme: Celebrities, Books, Inventors
Geographical themes: Mainz
Person themes: Gutenberg, Johann (ca.1394-1468)
Stamp subject: Porträts des Druckers der Bibel
Michel number: 349
Yvert number: 222
Scott number:  
Stanley Gibbons number: 1263
Designer/Engraver: Kieser, Günther, Michel, Hans
Printing office:  
Perforation: Comb perforation 14
Watermark: DBP and Crucifer (multiple)
Luminescence: Fluorescent
Printing technique: Typography
Gum: Gummed
Print run: 51.500.000
Dimensions / diameter: 21,5 x 26 mm
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Johannes Gensfleisch, genannt Gutenberg (* um 1400 in Mainz; † 3. Februar 1468 ebenda), gilt als Erfinder des Buchdrucks mit beweglichen Metalllettern (Mobilletterndruck) in Europa und der Druckerpresse.
Submission date: 17-02-2009 12:15:31
Submitted by: Collect-A-ROM
Last updated on: 25-06-2017 10:34:32
Last updated by: Paulgerdje
Catawiki Catalogue value
Mint condition/unmounted (**): € 0.15
Unused (*):
Used/cancelled (o): € 0.05
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