International Postage Meter Stamp Catalog/Moldova

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Moldova[edit]

  • After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, the constituent countries, including Moldova, returned to their former separate and independent status or gained independence for the first time. Soviet inscribed stamps (“CCCP”) continued to be used without alteration for many years. (See UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS for these issues.) Except for the provisional issue (Type 1) stamps of independent Moldova are inscribed “MOLDOVA”, “MOLDOVEI” or “R M”.
  • Catalog values are not provided for Moldova although the stamps seem to be quite scarce.


Moldova stamp type 0point1.jpg

0.1. Perm (MV).

Provisional issue.
Upright octagon blank except for the value figures in center rectangle.
Value figures stacked and date figures vertical.
TM: DC with inner circle flat at top and bottom
The stamp can be identified only by the presence of a Moldovan town and/or post code in the town mark or slogan area.
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Moldova stamp type 1.jpg


1. Perm (MV).

Upright octagon with single line border and inner box around value figures.
“POSTA” stacked at left and “R M” stacked at right.
Eagle logo at top, blank at bottom.
Date and value figures horizontal.
TM: SC with boxed date
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Moldova stamp type 2.jpg


2. Perm (MV).

Frank with "POSTA" stacked at left and “MOLDOVA” stacked at right.
Eagle logo at top.
Value figures stacked and date figures vertical.
TM: SC with boxed date
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Moldova stamp type 3.jpg



3. Perm (MV).

As Type 2 but blank at top.
TM: SC with boxed date
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Moldova stamp type 4.jpg



4. Perm (MV).

As Types 2 and 3 but with three horizontal parallel lines at top and bottom.
TM: SC
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Moldova stamp type 5.jpg


5. Perm (MV).

Frank is upright rectangle with simulated perforation border.
“POSTA” at top and “MOLDOVEI” at bottom.
TM: SC
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