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Catalogue: Prepaid Postcards 2017
Winery «Purcari» - 190th Anniversary

Winery «Purcari» - 190th Anniversary
Wikipedia: Winery «Purcari» - 190th Anniversary

Purcari is a Moldovan wine producer from Purcari Wine Region, located in Ștefan Vodă District, Moldova. Through the years Vinaria Purcari won over 100 international medals. In the period 2015-2016, it won 15 medals from Decanter contest making it the leading medal winning winery in CEE.  Read more..

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Moldova, considered a few years ago as the "USSR's vineyard", has a tradition of vineyards and wine production for centuries. Almost all regions of the country have vineyards (about 150,000 hectares, 125,000 tons of wines produced each year, 70% white wines) representing about 2% of the total vineyard area in the world. Prestigious wine-producing establishments are located in Moldova, such as the "Mileştii Mici" wine-growing complex, a state-owned company established in 1969, located in the south-west of Chişinău.. Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: March 15, 2017 Theme Theme: Wine and Grapes
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: Maria Maximenco
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: P200 Printer Printer: Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: CPMF 159 Category Category: Postcards
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Prepaid Postcards for this Issue

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Picture Postcard
Stamp: Emblem of the Purcari Winery
Postcard: Photos of the Purcari Winery
VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Prepaid Stamp Face Value 1.30 Lei
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. P200 Tariff Stamp Face Value 0.00 Lei
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. CPMF 159 Total Face Value 1.30 Lei
Includes an Inflation Tariff Stamp NO Euro Value (Mint) 1.75
True Date of Issue 15/03/2017 Euro Value (Used) 1.25
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

First Day Covers (FDCs) for this Issue

№ P200 FDC - Winery «Purcari» - 190th Anniversary 2017

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Photos of the Purcari Winery
VALID: Private Production (Legally Compliant)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Euro Value (Unaddressed) 2.50
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. P200 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

№ CFP200 - Winery «Purcari» - 190th Anniversary 2017

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Michel Catalogue No. ?
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CFP200    
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPZCP 107    
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)


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