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Catalogue: Prepaid Envelopes 2012
March 2 - Remembrance Day

March 2 - Remembrance Day
Wikipedia: March 2 - Remembrance Day

The War of Transnistria was a limited conflict that broke out in November 1990 at Dubăsari (Russian: Дубоссáры, Dubossary) between pro-Transnistria forces, including the Transnistrian Republican Guard, militia and Cossack units, and supported by elements of the Russian 14th army, and pro-Moldovan forces, including Moldovan troops and police. Fighting intensified on 1 March 1992 and, alternating with ad hoc ceasefires, lasted throughout the spring and early summer of 1992 until a ceasefire was declared on 21 July 1992, which has held. The conflict remained unresolved but in 2011 talks were held under the auspices of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) with Lithuania holding the rotating chairmanship.  Read more..

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Each year, on March 2 specifically, the Republic of Moldova commemorates a Memorial Day ("Ziua Memoriei"), to pay tribute to the victims of the armed conflict of 1992 to restore the integrity and independence of the country. On March 2, 1992, the civil war of Moldova, or War of Transnistria, has indeed started between Moldovan troops and those of the Transnistrian army supported by neighboring Russia and Ukraine. Transnistria, a strip of land separated from the rest of Moldova by the Dniester River, refused a status of autonomy proposed by Chișinău, advocating an incorporation into the Russian Federation. Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: March 2, 2012 Theme Theme: Historical Events
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: U314 Designer Designer: Vitaliu Pogolşa
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: U313 Printer Printer: Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: PMF 196 Category Category: Envelopes
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Prepaid Envelopes for this Issue

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Stamp: Monument «Grieving Mother». Sculpted by Yuri Canaşin
Envelope: Candle Over the River Dniester
VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Michel Catalogue No. U314 Prepaid Stamp Face Value 1.20 Lei
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. U313 Tariff Stamp Face Value 0.00 Lei
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. PMF 196 Total Face Value 1.20 Lei
Includes an Inflation Tariff Stamp NO Euro Value (Mint) 2.50
True Date of Issue 02/03/2012 Euro Value (Used) 2.00
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

First Day Covers (FDCs) for this Issue

№ U313 FDC - March 2 - Remembrance Day 2012

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Cachet: Candle Over the River Dniester VALID: Private Production (Legally Compliant)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Euro Value (Unaddressed) 2.50
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. U313 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

№ CFU313 - March 2 - Remembrance Day 2012

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Michel Catalogue No. ?    
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CFU313    
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPZP 192    
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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