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Romania

Sunday, January 1, 1865

including Moldavia (1858)
and Moldavia-Wallachia (1862)

see also Moldova

Offices Abroad

Europe 15, a, b

Under Romania, Scott lists 'Moldavia' as #1 to #10 (1858) and 'Moldavia-Wallachia' as #11 to #21 (1862) and begins Romania at #22 (1865)

Gibbons spells it "Rumania" and again starts with Moldavia SG1-22 (1858) but lists Scott's 'Moldavia-Wallachia' as mainstream Rumania.


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Mol1
MolWal11
Romania Scott #1
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  1858 Moldavia Sc1 SG1 1862 Moldavia-Wallachia Sc11
Romania SG23
1865 Romania Sc22 SG45  

Moldavia - imperforate, no watermark, handstamped
Moldavia-Wallachia - imperforate, no watermark, handstamped
Romania - Imperforate, no watermark, lithography.

Description   Scott # Gibbons Mi Y&T
Romania
2 parale orange
  22 45    
5 parale blue
  23 46    
20 parale red, type I
  24 47    
20 parale red, type II
  25 48    

Images from Wikipedia.


Romania Turkey Sc4
Romania Turkey Sc7
General Issue
Constantinople
1885 Sc4 SG1 1911 Sc7 SG1

Offices in the Turkish Empire

Rumania made a general issue plus one used for a ship post service between Constantza and Constantinople. Gibbons lists the 1919 Constantinople overprint as an SG1.

For the general issue, Sc4 SG4 is shown: Sc1 is the same surcharge in black.


FI ref: 73, 107, 121, 320 Page credit: NB

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