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Catalogue: Prepaid Envelopes 2021
Creation of Railways of Moldova - 150th Anniversary

Creation of Railways of Moldova - 150th Anniversary
Wikipedia: Creation of Railways of Moldova - 150th Anniversary

In 1844, Governor-General of Novorossiya and Bessarabia Count Mikhail Vorontsov has developed a project of a railway, connecting Odessa and Parcani village by the Dniester. Odessa-Kiev railway company proposed to connect Odessa and Kiev with a branch to Parcani via Tiraspol. According to the decree of Nikolay I, the construction was sponsored by the government funds. In 1871 a bridge over the Dniester was constructed. On August 28, 1871, the railway linking Tiraspol with Chișinău was officially opened. This date is recognized as the date of establishment of Moldovan Railways. The line, connecting Bessarabia to the Black Sea and the railway network of Ukraine and Russia became the basis for the future development.  Read more..

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In 1844, the governor of Bessarabia proposed to Tsar Nicolas I a project for a horse-drawn railway linking the city of Odessa with the village of Parcani, near Tiraspol. The construction of this railway did not start until 1863, and the line was officially opened in December 1865. Then it was decided to continue the construction of the line to Chișinău. In 1870, the construction of the first railway station in Chișinău (architect: Henry Lonskay) began, a building consisting of three floors with square towers resembling a fairytale castle.. Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: August 28, 2021 Theme Theme: Trains
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: Eugeniu Verebceanu
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: U432 Printer Printer: Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: PMF 314 Category Category: Envelopes
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Stamp: Chișinău Station and Locomotive
Envelope: Railway Line Between Odessa and Chișinău and View of the Bridge Built Over the Dniester River in Tighina
VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Prepaid Stamp Face Value 1.75 Lei
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. U432 Tariff Stamp Face Value 0.00 Lei
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. PMF 314 Total Face Value 1.75 Lei
Includes an Inflation Tariff Stamp NO Euro Value (Mint) 1.40
True Date of Issue 28/08/2021 Euro Value (Used) 1.90
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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№ U432 FDC - Creation of Railways of Moldova - 150th Anniversary 2021

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Cachet: Railway Line Between Odessa and Chișinău and View of the Bridge Built Over the Dniester River in Tighina VALID: Private Production (Legally Compliant)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Euro Value (Unaddressed) 2.00
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. U432 FDC Euro Value (Addressed) 2.50
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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№ CFU432 - Creation of Railways of Moldova - 150th Anniversary 2021

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Michel Catalogue No. ?    
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CFU432    
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPZP 310    
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

 

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