Romfilatelia provides to the general public and passionate collectors, the issue of postage stamps presented under the generic title Romanian Postage Stamp Day. Events. The “King Ferdinand I” National Military Museum, 100 years, which will be introduced into circulation on Friday, July 14, this year.
Romanian Postage Stamp Day – 2023 highlights in the images of the postage stamps several events related to history and philately: Together with the 165th anniversary of the first Romanian postage stamp, “Cap de bour” (Bull Head), the philatelic issue dedicated to the celebration of the postage stamp adds the Centenary of the “King Ferdinand I” National Military Museum. Completing the graphics of the four postage stamps there are images of old postage stamps philatelic premieres: the first effigy reproduced on stamps (Alexandru Ioan Cuza, 1864), the first ROMANIA inscription on postage stamps (1872), the first Ferdinand I postage stamps (1919) and the only Ferdinand I anniversary issue (60 years, 1926).
Together with the postage stamps showing moments of philatelic history, the images of the four stamps that compose the issue dedicated to the museum’s Centenary, reproduce the architecture of the most important buildings (the first building in Carol Park and the current one) illustrated on the stamps with the face values of Lei 1.40 and Lei 19.50 and two exhibits from the museum’s heritage: the clock of Alexandru Ioan Cuza and a detail of a chromolithograph with the image of King Carol I on the battlefield of the War of Independence in 1877 reproduced on the stamps with the face values of Lei 2.30 and Lei 2.90.
Romfilatelia thanks to the representatives of the „King Ferdinand I” National Military Museum and the Romanian Academy Library for the good collaboration within this postage stamps issue.
The philatelic issue will be available starting with Friday, July 14th, 2023, in Romfilatelia’s shops network in Bucharest, Bacău, Brașov, Cluj-Napoca, Iași and Timișoara and online on https://romfilatelia.ro/store/.
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