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Catalogue: Special Commemorative Cancellations 2016
Easter 2016

Easter 2016
Wikipedia: Easter 2016

Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD. It is the culmination of the Passion of Christ, preceded by Lent (or Great Lent), a forty-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance.  Read more..

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On April 24, 2016, the Post of Moldova has released a new stamp dedicated to folk traditions and Christian festivals in particular ("Sărbători creştine şi tradiţii populare") through the celebration of Palm Sunday ("Floriile" in Romanian). Designed by Elena Karachentseva, that stamp (L 1.75, print run : 200.000) appears on the special envelope below (design : Maria Maximenco, print run : 10,000) published on the occasion of Easter ("Sfintele Paşti"), sent on April 25, 2016 from Chișinău (MD-2012). Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: April 25, 2016 Theme Theme: Easter
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: Unknown
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: CS2016/10 Printer Printer: Unknown
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: SPS 2016/10 Category Category: Special Cancellations
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Easter 2016

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Michel Catalogue No. ? VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CS2016/10
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPS 2016/10
Cancellation Dated From 25/04/2016
Cancellation Dated To  09/05/2016
Euro Value 2.50
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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