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Catalogue: Special Commemorative Cancellations 2016
Inauguration of the First Airmail Service Bucharest-Chisinau-Bucharest - 90th Anniversary 2016

Inauguration of the First Airmail Service Bucharest-Chisinau-Bucharest - 90th Anniversary 2016

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On June 24, 1926, the first airmail service was held between the cities of Bucharest, Romania and Chisinau, Moldova, via Galaţi. This connection was then operated by the French-Romanian Air Navigation Company (CFRNA, "Compania Franco-Română de Navigație Aeriană"), the first international company for transcontinental air transport of passengers, goods and postal items, created in 1920. The beginnings of aviation in Moldova, however, date from June 1, 1922 with the first airline between Bucharest and Chisinau aboard a de Havilland DH.9. On June 24, 2016 the Poșta Moldovei has put into circulation in Chisinau (MD-2012) a special cancellation commemorating the 90th anniversary of this first airmail service Bucharest-Chisinau-Bucharest. Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: June 24, 2016 Theme Theme: Aircraft and Airships
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: Unknown
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: CS2016/18 Printer Printer: Unknown
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: SPS 2016/18 Category Category: Special Cancellations
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Inauguration of the First Airmail Service Bucharest-Chisinau-Bucharest - 90th Anniversary 2016

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Michel Catalogue No. ? VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CS2016/18
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPS 2016/18
Cancellation Dated From 24/06/2016
Cancellation Dated To  24/06/2016
Euro Value 2.50
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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