№ 61 (50.00 Rubles) Common Cuckoo

Common Cuckoo

Wikipedia: Common Cuckoo
The Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) (formerly European Cuckoo) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, Cuculiformes, which includes the roadrunners, the anis and the coucals. This species is a widespread summer migrant to Europe and Asia, and winters in Africa. It is a brood parasite, which means it lays eggs in the nests of other bird species, particularly of Dunnocks, Meadow Pipits, and Eurasian Reed Warblers.  Read more..

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Variety:  Standard Series (Perforated)
Michel Catalogue No. Michel Catalogue No. 61
Yvert & Tellier Catalogue No. Yvert & Tellier © Catalogue No. 55
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. 61
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. 63
Stamp Type Stamp Type Definitive
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 Luminescent: Both Sides - Intense
Gum Gum Gummed
Colour Colour Multicoloured
Perforation Type Perforation Type Comb
Perforation Size Perforation Size 13¼
Print Process Print Process Offset Lithography
Size (mm) Size (mm) 21.00 x 30.00
Original Face Value Face Value 50.00 Rubles
Applicable Postal Rate Applicable Postal Rate 50.00 Rubles (1.4.1993-1.8.1993) Letters/International/Other Countries/Airmail/Unregistered
Re-Issue Date Re-Issue Date December 15, 1995
Re-Issue Face Value Re-Issue Face Value 0.50 Lei
Quantity Printed Quantity Printed 3,000,000
Rarity Rarity Common
Euro Value (Mint) Euro Value (Mint) 0.75
Euro Value (Used) Euro Value (Used) 0.75
FIP Status FIP Status Compliant
Se-Tenant Items Containing this Stamp Se-Tenant Items Containing this Stamp Links Mixed Gutter Block № 56-61 MGB  
Mixed Gutter Pair (Vertical) № 58-61 MGP  
Mixed Gutter Pair (Horizontal) № 61-56 MGP  
Sheets for this Stamp Sheets Links Full Sheet № 61 FS
Booklets Containing this Stamp Booklets Containing this Stamp Links -
First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp First Day Covers Bearing this Stamp Links № 61 FDC
Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Maximum Cards Bearing this Stamp Links № 61 MC


Catalogue: Stamp Issues & Related Items 1993 Catalogue of the Postage Stamps of the Republic of Moldova
Issue:  Birds (II)

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