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Catalogue: Prepaid Envelopes 2021
Oldest Surviving Document in Old Romanian (Neacșu's letter from Câmpulung) - 500th Anniversary

Oldest Surviving Document in Old Romanian (Neacșu's letter from Câmpulung) - 500th Anniversary
Wikipedia: Oldest Surviving Document in Old Romanian (Neacșu's letter from Câmpulung) - 500th Anniversary

Neacșu's letter (Romanian: Scrisoarea lui Neacșu), written in 1521, is the oldest surviving document available in Old Romanian that can be reliably dated. Written using Cyrillic, it was sent by Lupu Neacșu, a merchant from Câmpulung, Wallachia (now Romania) to Johannes Benkner, the mayor of Brassó, Kingdom of Hungary (now Brașov, Romania), warning him about the imminent attack of the Ottoman Empire on the city of Belgrad and its implications to regional politics.  Read more..

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On June 29, 2021, the Poșta Moldovei put into circulation a prepaid envelope (1.75 L, sale price: 4 L), the 4th this year, dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the Neacșu din Câmpulung's letter ("Scrisoarea lui Neacșu din Câmpulung "in Romanian), considered to be the oldest known text written in the Romanian language (old Romanian with Cyrillic characters) that can be reliably dated.. Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: June 29, 2021 Theme Theme: Arts, Culture and Paintings
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: Maria Maximenco
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: U428 Printer Printer: Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: PMF 310 Category Category: Envelopes
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Stamp: Extracts From Neacșu's Letter From Câmpulung
Envelope: Extracts From Neacșu's Letter From Câmpulung
VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Prepaid Stamp Face Value 1.75 Lei
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. U428 Tariff Stamp Face Value 0.00 Lei
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. PMF 310 Total Face Value 1.75 Lei
Includes an Inflation Tariff Stamp NO Euro Value (Mint) 1.40
True Date of Issue 29/06/2021 Euro Value (Used) 1.90
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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№ U428 FDC - Oldest Surviving Document in Old Romanian (Neacșu's letter from Câmpulung) - 500th Anniversary 2021

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Cachet: Extracts From Neacșu's Letter From Câmpulung VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Euro Value (Unaddressed) 2.00
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. U428 FDC Euro Value (Addressed) 2.50
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. ?  
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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

№ CFU428 - Oldest Surviving Document in Old Romanian (Neacșu's letter from Câmpulung) - 500th Anniversary 2021

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Michel Catalogue No. ?    
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CFU428    
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPZP 306    
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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