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Catalogue: Prepaid Envelopes 2001
130th Anniversary Railways in Moldova

130th Anniversary Railways in Moldova
Wikipedia: 130th Anniversary Railways in Moldova

CFM (Calea Ferată din Moldova, which means ″Moldovan Railway″ in Romanian) is the only railway operator in the Republic of Moldova, that is responsible for passenger and cargo transportation, as well as the railway infrastructure maintenance, within the country. It is the successor of MZhD, a subdivision of the USSR railway. The total length of the network managed by CFM (as of 2009) is 1232 km, of which 1218 km are 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 27⁄32 in) (broad gauge), and 14 km are 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) (standard gauge). The entire network is single track and is not electrified. It borders the Romanian railway network, with a 1,520 mm (4 ft 11 27⁄32 in) /1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) break-of-gauge in the west, and the Ukrainian one in the east.  Read more..

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Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: August 28, 2001 Theme Theme: Trains
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: U130 Designer Designer: Vitalie Roşca
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: U130 Printer Printer: Unknown
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: PMF 12 Category Category: Envelopes
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Stamp: Steam Locomotive
Envelope: Railway Station in Chișinău
VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Michel Catalogue No. U130 Prepaid Stamp Face Value 0.40 Lei
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. U130 Tariff Stamp Face Value 0.00 Lei
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. PMF 12 Total Face Value 0.00 Lei
Includes an Inflation Tariff Stamp NO Euro Value (Mint) 2.00
True Date of Issue 28/08/2001 Euro Value (Used) 1.50
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

First Day Covers (FDCs) for this Issue

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№ U130 FDC - 130th Anniversary Railways in Moldova 2001

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Cachet: Railway Station in Chișinău VALID: Private Production (Legally Compliant)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Euro Value (Unaddressed) 5.00
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. U130 FDC Euro Value (Addressed) 4.50
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.
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First Day Cancellations (Postmarks) for this Issue

№ CFU130 - 130th Anniversary Railways in Moldova 2001

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Michel Catalogue No. ?    
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CFU130    
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPZP 10    
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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