19 Dec 2005

Christmas 2005

INTRODUCTION

On 19 December 2005, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title Christmas 2005. The issue comprises two stamps, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Lică Sainciuc. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.

ABOUT THE THEME

Christmas (Old English: Crīstesmæsse, meaning 'Christ's Mass') is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ and a widely observed cultural holiday, celebrated generally on December 25 by millions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it closes the Advent season and initiates the twelve days of Christmastide, which ends after the twelfth night. Christmas is a civil holiday in many of the world's nations, is celebrated by an increasing number of non-Christians, and is an integral part of the Christmas and holiday season. Read more..
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ISSUE DETAILS

POSTAGE STAMPS

Church of St Nicolae (1795). Făleşti
№ 533 | Church of St Nicolae (1795). Făleşti

Church of St Nicolae (1795). Făleşti

  • Michel Catalogue No: 533
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 0.4 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 200,000
  
Vărzăreşti Monastery (1420)
№ 534 | Vărzăreşti Monastery (1420)

Vărzăreşti Monastery (1420)

  • Michel Catalogue No: 534
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 6 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 100,000
Vărzăreşti is a commune in Nisporeni district, Moldova. It is composed of two villages, Şendreni and Vărzăreşti. Read more..
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FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)

Cachet: A Small Village Covered in Snow
№ 533-534 FDC | A Small Village Covered in Snow
 

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30 Oct 2005

Church of St Nicolae at the Monastery of Curchi

INTRODUCTION

On 30 October 2005, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a postage stamp with the title Church of St Nicolae at the Monastery of Curchi. The issue comprises one stamp, with an associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Vitalie Leca. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.

ISSUE DETAILS

POSTAGE STAMPS

Church of St Nicolae (1937)
№ 532 | Church of St Nicolae (1937)

Church of St Nicolae (1937)

  • Michel Catalogue No: 532
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14.50:14
  • Size: 27.50 x 46.00 mm
  • Face Value: 0.4 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 498,000
  

FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)

Cachet: Church of St Nicolae (1937)
№ 532 FDC | Church of St Nicolae (1937)
 

29 Sep 2005

The Red List of Moldova - Fauna. Reptiles and Amphibians

INTRODUCTION

On 29 September 2005, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title The Red List of Moldova - Fauna. Reptiles and Amphibians. The issue comprises four stamps, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day covers (FDC). The designer was Simion Zamşa. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.

ABOUT THE THEME

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List or Red Data List), founded in 1964, is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological species. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the world's main authority on the conservation status of species. A series of Regional Red Lists are produced by countries or organizations, which assess the risk of extinction to species within a political management unit. Read more..
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ISSUE DETAILS

POSTAGE STAMPS

European Pond Turtle
№ 524 | European Pond Turtle

European Pond Turtle

  • Michel Catalogue No: 524
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 0.4 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 102,000
The European pond turtle (also called the European pond terrapin), Emys orbicularis is a long-living freshwater species of turtle. Read more..
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Steppe Racer Lizard
№ 525 | Steppe Racer Lizard

Steppe Racer Lizard

  • Michel Catalogue No: 525
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 1 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 105,000
Eremias is a genus of wall lizards of the family Lacertidae. Read more..
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Common Spadefoot Toad
№ 526 | Common Spadefoot Toad

Common Spadefoot Toad

  • Michel Catalogue No: 526
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 1.5 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 100,700
Pelobates fuscus is a species of toad in the family Pelobatidae, native to an area extending from Central Europe to Western Asia. It is commonly known as the Common Spadefoot, Garlic Toad, the Common Spadefoot Toad and the European Common Spadefoot. Read more..
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Meadow Viper
№ 527 | Meadow Viper

Meadow Viper

  • Michel Catalogue No: 527
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14:14.50
  • Size: 46.00 x 27.50 mm
  • Face Value: 2 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 105,000
Vipera ursinii is a venomous viper and a very widespread species, found from southeastern France all the way to China (Xinjiang). No subspecies are currently recognized. Read more..
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FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)

Cachet: European Pond Turtle
№ 524-527 FDC | European Pond Turtle
Cachet: European Pond Turtle
№ Block 35 (528-531) FDC | European Pond Turtle
 

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16 Sep 2005

10th Anniversary of the National Passport and Identity Card System

INTRODUCTION

On 16 September 2005, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title 10th Anniversary of the National Passport and Identity Card System. The issue comprises three stamps on a souvenir sheet, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Vladimir Rusu. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.

ABOUT THE THEME

The Moldovan passports are issued to citizens of Moldova for the purpose of international travel. The passport is issued by the State Enterprise and Information Resources Centre 'Registru' and by Moldovan foreign representations abroad. The validity of the passport is 7 years. For children under the age of 7 years the passport's validity is 4 years. Since 1 January 2006 Moldovan citizens have the possibility to hold two passports simultaneously, providing a written request has been submitted to local passport office. Read more..
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ISSUE DETAILS

POSTAGE STAMPS

Identity Card for a Moldovan Citizen
№ 521 | Identity Card for a Moldovan Citizen

Identity Card for a Moldovan Citizen

  • Michel Catalogue No: 521
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14.50:14
  • Size: 27.50 x 46.00 mm
  • Face Value: 0.4 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 20,000
  
Moldovan Passports for Citizens and Non-Citizens
№ 522 | Moldovan Passports for Citizens and Non-Citizens

Moldovan Passports for Citizens and Non-Citizens

  • Michel Catalogue No: 522
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14.50:14
  • Size: 27.50 x 46.00 mm
  • Face Value: 1.5 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 20,000
  
Residence Permit for Foreigners (Provisional)
№ 523 | Residence Permit for Foreigners (Provisional)

Residence Permit for Foreigners (Provisional)

  • Michel Catalogue No: 523
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14.50:14
  • Size: 27.50 x 46.00 mm
  • Face Value: 4.4 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 20,000
  

FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)

Cachet: Allegory of Personal Information
№ Block 34 (521-523) FDC | Allegory of Personal Information
 

14 Sep 2005

World Summit on the Information Society. Tunisia

INTRODUCTION

On 14 September 2005, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a postage stamp with the title World Summit on the Information Society. Tunisia. The issue comprises one stamp, with an associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Vitaliu Pogolşa. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.

ABOUT THE THEME

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) was a pair of United Nations-sponsored conferences about information, communication and, in broad terms, the information society that took place in 2003 in Geneva and in 2005 in Tunis. One of its chief aims was to bridge the so-called global digital divide separating rich countries from poor countries by spreading access to the Internet in the developing world. The conferences established 17 May as World Information Society Day. Read more..
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ISSUE DETAILS

POSTAGE STAMPS

Emblem and Globe
№ 520 | Emblem and Globe

Emblem and Globe

  • Michel Catalogue No: 520
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14.50:14
  • Size: 27.50 x 46.00 mm
  • Face Value: 4.4 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 20,000
  

FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)

Cachet: Allegory of Global Communications
№ 520 FDC | Allegory of Global Communications
 

20 Jul 2005

50th Anniversary of the First «EUROPA» Stamps

INTRODUCTION

On 20 July 2005, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title 50th Anniversary of the First «EUROPA» Stamps. The issue comprises three stamps, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Vitalie Roşca. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.

ABOUT THE THEME

The first Europa issue dates back to 15 September 1956. The postal administrations of the founding six members of the ECSC issued stamps with a common design: a tower made up of the letters of the word 'EUROPA' and surrounded by construction scaffolding. Read more..
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ISSUE DETAILS

POSTAGE STAMPS

Map and Flag of Moldova
№ 517 | Map and Flag of Moldova

Map and Flag of Moldova

  • Michel Catalogue No: 517
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14.50:14
  • Size: 27.50 x 46.00 mm
  • Face Value: 1.5 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 520,000
  
«Moldovan Woman» (Ceramic) by Anatol Siliţkii. National Museum of Arts
№ 519 | «Moldovan Woman» (Ceramic) by Anatol Siliţkii. National Museum of Arts

«Moldovan Woman» (Ceramic) by Anatol Siliţkii. National Museum of Arts

  • Michel Catalogue No: 519
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14.50:14
  • Size: 27.50 x 46.00 mm
  • Face Value: 1.5 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 517,000
  
The First «EUROPA» Stamp Design. Issued in 1956
№ 518 | The First «EUROPA» Stamp Design. Issued in 1956

The First «EUROPA» Stamp Design. Issued in 1956

  • Michel Catalogue No: 518
  • Perforation Type/Size: Comb 14.50:14
  • Size: 27.50 x 46.00 mm
  • Face Value: 15 Lei
  • Quantity Printed: 1,037,000
  

FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)

Cachet: Map of Europe and the «CEPT» Emblem
№ 517-518 FDC | Map of Europe and the «CEPT» Emblem
Cachet: Map of Europe and the «CEPT» Emblem
№ Block 33 (518-519) FDC | Map of Europe and the «CEPT» Emblem
 

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EUROPA 2009 - Astronomy
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EUROPA 2010 - Childrens Books
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EUROPA 2011 - Forests
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EUROPA 2013 - Postal Vehicles
EUROPA 2014 - National Musical Instruments 20142014
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