World Stamp Catalogue/Moldova/1999

1998 ---- Stamp Catalogue of Moldova 1999 ---- 2000


Anniversaries.Edit

April 9 Perf 14
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
334
303 125 years of foundation of the Universal Postal Union. UPU emblem.
335
304 50 years of the European Council. European emblem and the flag of the Republic of Moldova, on the background - European map.

Europe ’99. National reservations and parks.Edit

May 5 Perf 14
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336
305 Reservation “The Lower Prut” (1691 ha).
337
306 Reservation “Ruler’s Forest” (6032 ha).
338
Miniature sheets 18

Reservation “Codru” (5177 ha).

Michel Catalogue Number 307

== Anniversaries-Commemorations. 200 years of birth of the French writer Honore de Balzac (1799-1850).==

May 20. Perf 14:133/4
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
339
308 Honore de Balzac. Classic of the universal literature.

Anniversaries-Commemorations. 200 years of birth of the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837).Edit

June 6 Perf 133/4:14
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
340
309 Alexander Pushkin and Constantin Stamati, painting by Boris Lebedev. House-museum “A. S. Pushkin” in Chişinău.


National Sport.Edit

June 26 Perf 133/4
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
341
310 Trânta - national Sport. Two stages of the fight are shown on the background of the spectators and two rams for the winners.
342
311 Oina - national Sport. Episodes of the game. Two secular trees at the end of the village.

30 years of the moonlanding. 1969-1999. Apollo II.Edit

Juli 20. Perf 14
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
343
312 Neil Armstrong - American astronaut, leader of the expedition.
344
313 Michael Collins - American astronaut, pilot of the control module.
345
314 Edwin Aldrin - American astronaut, pilot of the moon module.

Decorations of the Republic of Moldova.Edit

Juli 31. Perf 133/4:14
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
346
315 Medal “For military Merits”.
347
316 Medal “For civic Merits”.
348
317 Medal “For Bravery”.
349
318 Medal “Mihai Eminescu“.
350
319 Order “For Work Merits”.
351
320 Order “Ştefan cel Mare”.
352
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Order of the Republic.

Michel Catalogue Number 321

Handicraft.Edit

August 7. Perf 133/4:14
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353
322 Wine-gourd with wood intarsia.
354
323 Embroidery. Embroidered ie (national blouse).
355
324 Traditional ceramics. Ornamented ceramic vessels.
356
325 Wickerwork. Table and chairs.

Anniversaries-Commemorations. 250 years of birth of the German poet Johann Wolfgang of GOETHE (1749-1832).Edit

August 20. Perf 14:133/4
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
357
326 Johann Wolfgang of Goethe. Classic of the universal literature.


10 years of return to the Latin method of writing.Edit

August 21 Perf 133/4
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
358
327 10 years of return to the Latin method of writing. Stylised Phoenix bird.

Anniversaries-Commemorations. Metropolitan Bishops Varlaam and Gurie Grosu.Edit

September 11. Perf 133/4:14
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359
328 Metropolitan bishop Varlaam (1590-1657). Enlightener and writer, introduced book-printing in Moldova.
360
329 Metropolitan bishop Gurie Grosu (1877-1943). Archbishop since 1920, metropolitan bishop of Chişinău from 1928 to 1937.

Moldovan Rulers (IV).Edit

Oktober 11. Perf 14
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361
330 Bogdan II (1449-1451). Son of Alexandru cel Bun and father of Ştefan cel Mare. Defeated the troops of the Polish king by Crasna (1450). In 1451 was murdered by his brother, Petru Aron, who occupied the throne.
362
331 Bogdan IV (1568-1572). Reigned under the regency of his mother, became a big friend of the Polish. Promised to assist the Polish not only at the king’s appeal, but also at the appeal of his hetmans. Was dethroned by the Turks at the boyars’ request.
363
332 Constantin Cantemir (1685-1693). Father of the ruler Dimitrie Cantemir. Took a position of fidelity towards the Ottoman Porta, counting on the Turks’ help against the Polish invasions. Having suspected the chronicler Miron Costin of participation in a plot, ordered to execute him.
364
333 Simion Movilă (1606-1607). Ruler of Muntenia and Moldova. Occupied the Moldovan throne due to a concurrence of circumstances, with Polish help .
365
334 Gheorghe III Duca (1665-1666, 1668-1672, 1678-1684). Ruler of Moldova. In the last period of his reign, the Turks appointed him Hetman of Ukraine. Increasingly imposed severe taxes, as a consequence the boyars dethroned him.
366
335 Iliaş Alexandru (1666-1668). Son of the Moldovan ruler Alexandru Iliaş. Was born and grew up in Tsargrad, did not know the language of his country, at the divan he employed an interpreter.
367
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Vasile Lupu (1634-1653). Was concerned with the proper organisation of the state, with its economic and cultural development. Founded several architectural monuments, the Churches Golia and Three Hierarchs in Jassy, St. Dimitrie in Orhei among them. Introduced printing in Moldova (1642). Founded the first higher education school - Slavonic-Greek-Latin Academy (Vasiliev academy) (1640), introduced the Romanian language in the church, printed the Rules - the first law code.

Michel Catalogue Number 336


Out of the Red Book of the Republic of Moldova. Animals.Edit

November 20. Perf 14
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
368
337 Otter. Lutra lutra. Acvatic carnivourous mammal.
369
338 Sturgeon. Huso huso. Migrating fish.
370
339 Bat. Rhinolophus ferrumequinum. Nocturnal insectivorous mammal.

Women’s World Chess Championship with the overprint “Postponed Championship”Edit

November 27. Perf 133/4
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371
340 Chessboard. On the background - a woman with the globe in her hand .
372
341 Emblem of the Championship. On the background - the Republican Palace.

Out of the patrimony of museums of the Republic of Moldova. The National Museum of History of Moldova.Edit

December 11. Perf 14:133/4
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
373
342 Bronze helmet and lamp (IVth c. B. C.).
374
343 Thracian ceramic vessel (X.-VIIIth c. B. C.).
375
344 Gospel (1855).
1998 ---- Stamp Catalogue of Moldova 1999 ---- 2000
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