Press releases

BEARS

Romfilatelia continues the Fauna topic, highly appreciated by collectors, introducing into circulation, on Thursday, December 3rd this year, the postage stamps issue entitled “Bears”, consisting of four stamps depicting the brown bear, an emblematic species of wildlife in Romania. On the four stamps, having the face values of Lei 2, Lei 3.30, Lei 5 and Lei 19, the brown bear (Ursus arctos) is represented…

NUDES IN ROMANIAN PAINTING

Romfilatelia continues the series of issues dedicated to Romanian painting and introduces into circulation, on Wednesday, November 25th this year, the postage stamps issue entitled “Nudes in Romanian Painting”, illustrating this kind of artworks belonging to Theodor Pallady. Theodor Pallady (1871-1956) initially studied engineering at the Polytechnic Institute in Dresden, but, advised and encouraged by those who recognized his talent, he soon turned to…

CROCODILES

Romfilatelia continues the series of issues dedicated to Fauna, much appreciated by collectors, introducing into circulation, as a premiere in the Romanian philately, on Thursday, November 19th this year, the Crocodiles postage stamps issue. The animals we commonly call crocodiles are predatory, semi-aquatic reptiles, belonging to a group called the Order Crocodilia or crocodilians. The group comprises 26 current species, mainly distributed in the…

CHRISTMAS 2020

On the occasion of the Holy Feast of Christmas, which marks for Christians around the world the birth of our Saviour Jesus Christ, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation on Thursday, November 12th , this year, the postage stamps issue entitled Christmas 2020, consisting of two stamps, both with a face value of Lei 1.90 and an imperforated souvenir sheet, whose stamp has the value of…

THE PEACE TREATIES OF PARIS, 1919-1920

On the 100th anniversary of the signature of the Peace Treaties of Paris, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation a postage stamps issue with the thematic title “The Peace Treaties of Paris, 1919–1920”. The achievement of Romania’s national unity acquired international recognition through Saint-Germain-en-Laye Treaty with Austria – attesting the union of Bukovina with Romania (September 10, 1919), Trianon Treaty with…

140 YEARS SINCE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BANCA NAȚIONALĂ A ROMÂNIEI

The anniversary of the Banca Națională a României grants Romfilatelia the occasion to introduce into circulation the postage stamps issue entitled 140 Years since the Establishment of Banca Națională a României. The issue, consisting of six postage stamps, an imperforated souvenir sheet and a philatelic block, illustrating the BNR New Palace and the buildings of the regional branches, will enter into circulation on Wednesday,…

ROMANIAN COLLECTIONS MUSIC BOXES

Romfilatelia dedicates to the series of Romanian Collections a new postage stamps issue with the topic Music boxes, which will enter into circulation on Friday, October 9, this year. The pieces belong to the collection of the Museum of Romanian Records in Bucharest. Music boxes appeared in Switzerland and were originally made by watchmakers. Towards the end of the 18th century, the Swiss watchmaker…

CHAMELEONS

Romfilatelia dedicates to collectors a topic, as a premiere in the Romanian philately and introduces into circulation on Thursday, October 1st this year the postage stamps issue called “Chameleons”. The first stamp of the issue, with a face value of Lei 2.20, illustrates the Veiled Chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptatrus). The area of spread of this chameleon includes the Arabian Peninsula, respectively on the territories of…

FOLK WEDDING CLOTHING (II)

Romfilatelia continues the series of philatelic themes dedicated to folk costumes, through the “Folk Wedding Clothing (II)” postage stamps issue, which will enter into circulation on Thursday, September 24th, 2020. Within this theme, wedding folk costumes distinctive for the folk areas of Maramures, Muscel, Arad and Valcea are presented, in pairs. The costume distinctive for Maramures region, rendered in pairs on the postage stamp…

THE UNIFORMS OF ROYALTY (III) THE QUEENS OF ROMANIA

Royal clothing has always fascinated both the public and collectors. Romfilatelia continues the series of postage stamps dedicated to this theme, through the issue The Uniforms of Royalty (III). The Queens of Romania, which will enter into circulation on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020. The dress rules for the crowned heads are very strict, and various materials used to make them, must fall within the…