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Catalogue: Stamp Issues & Related Items 2014

Second Wave of Mass, Forced Deportations from Bessarabia - 65th Anniversary

Wikipedia: Second Wave of Mass, Forced Deportations from Bessarabia - 65th Anniversary
The Soviet deportations from Bessarabia were part of Joseph Stalin's policy of political repression. The deported were typically moved to so-called 'special settlements' (спецпоселения).  Read more..

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Only one year after the annexation of Bessarabia (a region that included the current Republic of Moldova) and northern Bukovina by the Soviets, to the detriment of Romania, a first wave of mass deportation of Romanian and Moldovan began in the night of June 12 to 13, 1941. This annexation was the result of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact signed in 1939 between Hitler's Germany and the USSR which then divided Europe into "spheres of influence". The Post of Moldova had already issued a stamp in 2011 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of this first wave of deportations (30,000 people). A second wave of mass deportation took place on 5 and 6 July 1949, what this new stamp issued on July 5, 2014 on the occasion of this sad 65th anniversary, is reminding us. Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: July 5, 2014 Theme Theme: Historical Events
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: 875 Designer Designer: Vitaliu Pogolșa
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: 875 Printer Printer: Nova Imprim, Chişinău
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: 902 Category Category: Stamps & Related Materials
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Variety: Standard Series

Monument «Train of Pain», Chișinău. Sculptor: Iurie Platon
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1.75 Lei
Monument «Train of Pain», Chișinău. Sculptor: Iurie Platon
№ 875

Set Price (1v): MINT: €0.45 | USED: €0.45

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Sheets for this Issue

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№ 875 Kb - Second Wave of Mass, Forced Deportations from Bessarabia - 65th Anniversary 2014

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Minisheet: Monument «Train of Pain», Chișinău. Sculptor: Iurie Platon
Michel Catalogue No. 875 Kb Euro Value (Mint) 4.50
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 875 Kb Euro Value (Used) 4.50
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. CM 902    
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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First Day Covers (FDCs) for this Issue

№ 875 FDC1 - Second Wave of Mass, Forced Deportations from Bessarabia - 65th Anniversary 2014

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First Day Cover Cachet: Deportees at a Railway Station VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Michel Catalogue No. 875 FDC Euro Value (Unaddressed) 1.95
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 875 FDC1 Euro Value (Addressed) 1.45
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. PPZ 312    
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№ 875 FDC2 - Second Wave of Mass, Forced Deportations from Bessarabia - 65th Anniversary 2014

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First Day Cover Cachet: Commemorative Text VALID: Private Production (Legally Compliant)
Michel Catalogue No. ? Euro Value (Unaddressed) 6.50
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 875 FDC2 Euro Value (Addressed) 6.00
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. ?    
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№ 875 MC - Second Wave of Mass, Forced Deportations from Bessarabia - 65th Anniversary 2014 Monument «Train of Pain», Chișinău. Sculptor: Iurie Platon First Day Cancellation | Second Wave of Mass, Forced Deportations from Bessarabia - 65th Anniversary
VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation) Monument «Train of Pain», Chișinău. Sculptor: Iurie Platon
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MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 875 MC
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Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
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First Day Cancellations (Postmarks) for this Issue

№ CF308 - Second Wave of Mass, Forced Deportations from Bessarabia - 65th Anniversary 2014

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Michel Catalogue No. ?    
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CF308    
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPZ 308    
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