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Catalogue: Stamp Issues & Related Items 2018
Moldovan Postage Stamp Day

Moldovan Postage Stamp Day

Wikipedia: Moldovan Postage Stamp Day
The Moldavian Bull's Heads (Romanian: capul de bour, lit. "aurochs' head") are the first Romanian postage stamps, sold by Moldavia from July to October 1858. Released in four values, these stamps are renowned for their rarity. The second and third Romanian issues also feature the head of the aurochs, symbol of Moldavia—the former on its own and the latter, printed after the Union of the Principalities, alongside a representation of Wallachia.  Read more..

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On July 22, 1858, the first letters circulated, stamped with the famous "Cap de bour" ("Auroch's head"), considered as the first stamps of Moldavian (or Moldovan) and Romanian history. These postage stamps (4 stamps) were officially issued on July 1, 1858 while this region was still called the Principality of Moldavia, a historical area that covered present-day Moldova, eastern Romania and part of Ukraine, which was going to disappear a year later .... Read more..
This stamp was released to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the first postage stamp of the United Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia, first used on July 22, 1858.
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: July 22, 2018 Theme Theme: Stamp Collecting and Philately
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: 1056 Designer Designer: Vitaliu Pogolşa
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: 1056 Printer Printer: Nova Imprim, Chişinău
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: 1083 Category Category: Stamps & Related Materials
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The «Bull Head» (Cap de Bour) Stamps of 1858 - Collage of the Development of Moldovan Culture and History
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The «Bull Head» (Cap de Bour) Stamps of 1858 - Collage of the Development of Moldovan Culture and History
MS 1056 • Mi 1056

Set Price (1v): MINT: €2.40 | USED: €2.40

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№ 1056 Kb - Moldovan Postage Stamp Day 2018

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Minisheet: The «Bull Head» (Cap de Bour) Stamps of 1858 - Collage of the Development of Moldovan Culture and History
Michel Catalogue No. 1056 Kb Euro Value (Mint) 19.20
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 1056 Kb Euro Value (Used) 19.20
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. CM 1083    
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№ 1056 FDC1 - Moldovan Postage Stamp Day 2018

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First Day Cover Cachet: Printing Press and the «Bull Head» (Cap de bour) Stamp of 1858 VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Michel Catalogue No. 1056 FDC Euro Value (Unaddressed) 6.75
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 1056 FDC1 Euro Value (Addressed) 6.25
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. PPZ 390    
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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№ CF382 - Moldovan Postage Stamp Day 2018

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Michel Catalogue No. ?    
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CF382    
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPZ 382    
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