№ 1060 (15.50 Lei) Domestic Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Domestic Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Wikipedia: Domestic Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
The domestic turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is a large fowl, one of the two species in the genus Meleagris and the same as the wild turkey. Although turkey domestication was thought to have occurred in central Mesoamerica at least 2,000 years ago, recent research suggests a possible second domestication event in the Southwestern United States between 200 BC and AD 500. However, all of the main domestic turkey varieties today descend from the turkey raised in central Mexico that was subsequently imported into Europe by the Spanish in the 16th century.  Read more..

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Variety:  Standard Series
Michel Catalogue No. Michel Catalogue No. 1060
Yvert & Tellier Catalogue No. Yvert & Tellier © Catalogue No. 924
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 1060
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. 1087
UPU WNS Number UPU WNS Number Links MD031.18
Stamp Type Stamp Type Commemorative
Philatelic Status Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
Paper Type Paper Type Coated (Glossy)
UV Luminescence UV Luminescence Unknown/Untested
Gum Gum Gummed
Colour Colour Multicoloured
Perforation Type Perforation Type Comb
Perforation Size Perforation Size 14:14½
Print Process Print Process Offset Lithography
Size (mm) Size (mm) 46.00 x 27.50
Original Face Value Face Value 15.50 Lei
Applicable Postal Rate Applicable Postal Rate 15.50 Lei (23.3.2015-..) Letters/International/Other Countries/Airmail/Unregistered
Quantity Printed Quantity Printed 66,000
Rarity Rarity Common
Euro Value (Mint) Euro Value (Mint) 3.90
Euro Value (Used) Euro Value (Used) 3.90
FIP Status FIP Status Compliant
Se-Tenant Items Containing this Stamp Se-Tenant Items Containing this Stamp Links Stamp/Label Block № 1060 Zf  
Sheets for this Stamp Sheets Links Minisheet № 1060 Kb
Booklets Containing this Stamp Booklets Containing this Stamp Links -
First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp Links № 1057-1060 FDC
№ 1060 FDC1
Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Links № 1060 MC1
№ 1060 MC2
 

 

Catalogue: Stamp Issues & Related Items 2018 Catalogue of the Postage Stamps of the Republic of Moldova
Issue:  Domestic Poultry

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