|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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Map and Flag of Moldova
«Moldovan Woman» (Ceramic) by Anatol Siliţkii. National Museum of Arts
The First «EUROPA» Stamp Design. Issued in 1956
FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)