|On 18 April 2012, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title EUROPA 2012 - Visit Moldova. The issue comprises two stamps, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Alexandru Kornienco. The printing was performed by Nova Imprim, Chişinău.|
ABOUT THE THEME
Europa stamps are special stamps issued by European postal administrations/enterprises under the aegis of PostEurop in which Europe is the central theme. EUROPA stamps underlines cooperation in the posts domain, taking into account promotion of philately. They also build awareness of the common roots, culture and history of Europe and its common goals. As such, EUROPA stamp issues are among the most collected and most popular stamps in the world. Read more..
|This article uses material from the Wikipedia article 'Europa_postage_stamp', which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.|
Winemaking at Mileștii Mici
Mileştii Mici is a commune in Ialoveni district, Moldova, composed of two villages, Mileştii Mici and Piatra Albă. It has a population of over 4,500 and is 18 km from Chişinău. For much of its history, the locals have extracted white stone from underneath the village. Several hundred kilometers of the underground extraction site exist today. Some of the shafts are used as cellars for storing Milestii Mici wines. Read more..This article uses material from the Wikipedia article 'Mile%C5%9Ftii_Mici', which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.
FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)