Archive for the ‘Moldova’ Category

#1227 Moldova 19/04/19

This beautiful first day cover from Moldova was sent by Valeriu, thank you very much! It was cancelled on April 19 and arrived on April 26, 2019.

The stamp and cover depict the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).


#1211 Moldova – Gagauzia 18/10/15

This interesting card from Moldova was sent by Patrik, thank you! It was posted in Comrat, the capital of the autonomous region of Gagauzia, on October 15, 2018.

The card depicts a map of the Gaugazian territory. The Moldovan stamp commemorates the British writer Jonathan Swift (1667-1745).

#1186 Moldova – Transnistria 18/10/12

My first cover from Transnistria (PMR) was sent by Patrik, thank you very much! It was posted in Tiraspol on October 12 and arrived on October 17, 2018.

The stamp sheet was issued on March 31, 2001. It commemorates the corn crake (Crex crex).

Patrik has attached a stamp of the PMR too, which is not valid for international postage and therefore was not cancelled.



#845 Moldova 14/09/15

Moldova 140915The stamps on the left of this nice cover from Moldova commemorate the Ralli Family Mansion in Dolna, Strășeni. They are part of the “Architecture” set, which was issued on February 15, 2011.

The middle stamp is part of the set “Folk Dances” (issued September 18, 2010). It commemorates a dance of the Călușari.

On the right there is a stamp that depicts a red fox (Vulpes vulpes). It is part of a stamp set, which commemorates threatened species of Moldova. The set was issued on July 29, 2011.

The cover was posted in Chișinău on September 15 and arrived on September 17, 2014. Thank you, Constantin!

See also: #790 Moldova 14/05/03

#790 Moldova 14/05/03

Moldova 140503On May 7 I received this nice letter from Moldova. It was posted by Constantin in Chișinău on May 3, 2014.

The top stamps are part of the set “public Transportation” (issued October 12, 2013). They depict a trolleybus.

The other two stamps are part of the “Berries” set, which was issued on March 30, 2013. They commemorate the common sea-buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides).

See also: Moldova 08/11/21

Moldova 08/11/21

moldova-081121frontRegistered airmail cover from Moldova, posted in Chişinău (Kishinev) on November 21, 2008.

This beautiful cover was sent to me by Eugeen, who used a FDC commemorating the “discovery” of America by Christoph Columbus in 1492. This mini-sheet was issued on December 26, 1992.

moldova-081121backOn the backside Eugeen attached the stamps required for registered postage. The left stamp is part of the birds series issued on August 8, 1992. It has a face value of 0.65 cupon and depicts the Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus). The next pair of stamps are of the airmail series issued on July 20, 1992. Each stamp has a face value of 8.50 cupon. The last two stamps have a face value of 3 leu each and are part of the Corn Crake (Crex crex) mini-sheet, which was issued on March 30, 2001.

Eugeen, thank you for this marvelous cover!

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