Thursday, January 8, 2015

Fred Gravenhorst

[Germany] (b 1896/d 1977)

There are several etching works of Fred Gravenhorst from early as 1923.. during the 30's some Political propaganda posters are known but his name is mainly connected to the 1950 series of stamps from President Wilhelm Pieck ; he was active as a stamp designer from 1949 to 1952..


East Germany 1949 "Postal Worker's Congress" (2,1) [Litho] Sc(49,50)

East Germany 1949 "Stamp Day" (1) [Litho] Sc(B14)

East Germany 1950 "1st Winter Sports Meeting, Schierke" (2,2,2) [Litho] Sc(51,52) [ image credit of StampWorld ]

East Germany 1950/1951 "President Wilhelm Pieck" (5,2,2) [Typo (24pf,1DM) (GBN)(Graphische Werkstatten 12pf][Litho (Graphische Werkstatten 2DM)][Recess (GBN 5DM)] Sc(54,...,57A)

East Germany 1950 "Philatelic Exhibition, Leipzig" (1) [Litho (GBN)] Sc(B21)

East Germany 1950 "750th Anniversary of the Opening of the Mansfeld Copper Mines" (2,2,2) [Litho (GBN)] Sc(68,69) [ image credit of StampWorld ]

East Germany 1950 "East Germany Elections" (1) [Litho (GBN)] Sc(70)

East Germany 1951 "2nd Winter Sports Meeting,Oberhof" (2,2,2) [Litho (GBN)] Sc(76,77) [ image credit of StampWorld ]

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