|ID||Michel: 2687-2690, Bl. 73 Scott: Stanley Gibbons: Yvert: UPU: Category: pR|
Hans Schmidt - stamps of Diplodocus,
Tyrannosaurus, Plateosaurus + both post marks
Joe Tucciarone, USA - stamp of Triceratops
|Stamps in set||4|
|Value||0,45 + 0,20 Triceratops
0,55 + 0,25 Diplodocus and Tyrannosaurus
1,45 + 0,55 Plateosaurus
|Size (width x height)||55,00 x 32,80mm (each stamp)
110,0 x 190,0mm (Block)
|Layout||MS of 4 stamps|
|Products||FDC x1 MS x1 PS x1 SS x1|
|Paper||stroke, white, fluoresce, special post papper DP 2|
|Print Technique||Multicolor offset print|
|Printed by||Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Wertpapierdruckerei Leipzig|
|Issuing Authority||Deutsche Post|
On September 4, 2008, the German Post AG has released in their stamp series "For the Youth 2008" is now 4 stamps with dinosaur motifs. The four illustrated dinosaur Plateosaurus, Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops and Diplodocus all together in Frankfurt's Senckenberg Museum to see. Next day, on Friday, 5.09.2008, these stamps presented for enthusiastic collector and / or dinosaur fans in the museum itself.
- the flat lizard - is the oldest of the four depicting dinosaurs. He
lived about 220-210 million years ago in the Upper Triassic period. The
herbivore was about six meter long and two tons of body weight
of the largest animals of its time. skeletons of these dinosaurs were
found in Germany in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Saxony and Franconia .
The Diplodocus - the long-necked double bars - could be up to 28 meter long and weigh eight to ten tons. He belongs to the group of Echsenfu dinosaurs - the largest land animals that ever lived. These animals had their best timein the Jurassic period about 155 to 145 million years ago.
- the three-horned face - was a plant eater and lived in the Cretaceous
period about 70 million years until the extinction of dinosaurs 65
million years ago. His massive, barrel-shaped body was up to nine
meters long and weighed up to nine tons.
- the tyrant lizard - is one of the best known dinosaur species. The
meat-eater with the big head and the fearsome pointy teeth could be up
to 13 meters long and six tonnes in weight. He lived like the
Triceratops in the Cretaceous.|
The exhibition postcard to the 26th International Stamp Fair in Sindelfingen (24 - 26 October 2008) bears the impression of the value of postage stamps "Triceratops" of the special stamps series "For the Youth - Dinosaurs" (first issue: September 4, 2008). The additional print shows the 20 winning photos of the children's dinosaur drawing contest.
|Some circulated covers|
|Souvenir page||Souvenir Booklet|
The reminder sheet presents the block output "dinosaur" from the series "For the Youth" in 2008 by the first day cancellation with matching "Berlin," 04.09.2008. Furthermore, the stamp "300th Birthday of Johann Christian Senckenberg "on 08/02/2007 with special included. The Senckenberg Museum (Frankfurt / Main) shows the largest dinosaur exhibition in Germany. A particular treasure is the fossilized "dinosaur mummy" from Wyoming (USA), involving not only the nearly complete skeleton, but also skin prints and the horned snout are clearly one Edmontosaurus.
Minister Card "Jugend 2008" with a signature by Federal Minister of family, seniors , women and youth Dr. Ursula von der Leyen (Bonn September 2008). The text from inside
|Minister Card "Jugend 2008" with a signature of Finance Minister Peer Steinbrck (Berlin September 2008)|
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