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Catalogue: Prepaid Envelopes 2017
Winery «Cricova» - 65th Anniversary (II)

Winery «Cricova» - 65th Anniversary (II)
Wikipedia: Winery «Cricova» - 65th Anniversary (II)

Cricova' is a Moldovan winery, located in the town with the same name, 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) north of Chişinău. Famous wine cellars make it a popular attraction for tourists.  Read more..

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article "Cricova_(winery)", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

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On March 15, 2017, the Post of Moldova had already put on the market a prepaid postcard dedicated to this famous wine-producing complex of Cricova, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of its creation. On September 7, 2017, this time a prepaid envelope (L 1.75, design: Alexandr Kornienko, print run: 10,000) was published on the same theme. A view of the main entrance of this establishment (with this left-handed crenellated tower, also present on the postmark) illustrates this envelope, the stamp showing two "Cricova Premium" wines produced in these cellars: "Vin Virgin" and "Magnific".. Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: September 7, 2017 Theme Theme: Wine and Grapes
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: Alexandr Kornienco
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: U390 Printer Printer: Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: PMF 272 Category Category: Envelopes
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Stamp: Cricova Wines
Envelope: Cricova Winery
VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Prepaid Stamp Face Value 1.75 Lei
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. U390 Tariff Stamp Face Value 0.00 Lei
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. PMF 272 Total Face Value 1.75 Lei
Includes an Inflation Tariff Stamp NO Euro Value (Mint) 1.90
True Date of Issue 07/09/2017 Euro Value (Used) 1.40
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

First Day Covers (FDCs) for this Issue

№ U390 FDC - Winery «Cricova» - 65th Anniversary (II) 2017

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Cachet: Cricova Winery VALID: Private Production (Legally Compliant)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Euro Value (Unaddressed) 2.50
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. U390 FDC Euro Value (Addressed) 3.00
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. ?  
Philatelic Status VALID: Private Production (Legally Compliant)

Maximum Cards Related to this Issue

According to a declaration by the Ministry for Information Technology and Communications of the Republic of Moldova, it is not permitted to cut stamps from items of prepaid postal stationery, and to use those stamps for the creation of maximum cards.
Please read the news article here.

First Day Cancellations (Postmarks) for this Issue

№ CFU390 - Winery «Cricova» - 65th Anniversary (II) 2017

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Michel Catalogue No. ?    
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CFU390    
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPZP 268    
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)


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