World Stamp Catalogue/Moldova/1997

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1996 ---- Stamp Catalogue of Moldova 1997 ---- 1998

Grapes.[edit]

January 17 Perf 14
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
256
225 Feteasca.
257
226 Cabernet-Sauvignon.
258
227 Sauvignon.
259
228 Rară Neagră.

Famous composers.[edit]

February 22 Perf 14
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
260
229 Gavriil Musicescu (1847-1903). Composer, conductor, folklorist and teacher.
261
230 Franz Schubert (1797-1828). Austrian composer.
262
231 Sergej Rachmaninow (1873-1943). Russian composer, pianist and conductor.
263
232 George Enescu (1881-1955). Composer, violinist, conductor, pianist and teacher.


The Holy Easter.[edit]

April 25 Perf 133/4
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
264
233 Easter-washing” with eggs and coins.
265
234 Painted Easter-eggs on a plate with germinated corn.
266
Miniature sheets 11

Easter-basket with an Easter-pie and painted eggs for hallowing, with a Moldovan carpet on the background.

Michel Catalogue Number 235

Europe ’97. Stories and legends.[edit]

June 29 Perf 133/4
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
267
236 Legend of the stork.
268
237 Master Manole.
269
Miniature sheets 12

Marţişor.

Michel Catalogue Number 238

Out of the Red Book of the Republic of Moldova. Insects.[edit]

June 29 Perf 14:133/4
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
270
239 Locust. Mantis religiosa.
271
240 Ascalaphus macaronius.
272
241 Calosoma. Calosoma sycophanta.
273
242 Ant. Liometopum microcephalum.
274
Miniature sheets 13

Gigantic wasp. Scolia maculata

Michel Catalogue Number 243

World Post Day.[edit]

Oktober 18 Perf 14:133/4 for 275, 276 and 133/4:14 for 277
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
[[ |thumb|275]] 244 Post-office Nr. 12. Built in 1942. Architect Valentin Mednic (b. 1910), Chişinău.
276
245 District post- and telegraph office (beg. XXth c.). Architect Valentin Mednic (b. 1910), Chişinău.
277
246 Heinrich v. Stefan (1831-1897). Founder of the Universal Postal Union.

Protected buildings.[edit]

December 16 Perf 14:133/4
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
278
247 Gymnasia Nicolai Zelinschi (end XIXth c.). Building of the former county school. Tiraspol.
279
248 Cathedral of the Holy Emperors Constantin and Elena (beg. XXth c.). Bălţi.
280
249 Station (end XIXth c.). Tighina.
281
250 Church Dormition of the Holy Virgin (1763). Căuşeni.
282
251 Cathedral of the Holy Archangel Mihail (1837). Cahul.
283
252 [rii (beg. XXth c.). Chişinău.

Christmas 1997.[edit]

December 17 Perf 133/4
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
284
253 The monastery Noul Neamţ (1859). Chiţcani.
285
254 Icon Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The monastery Noul Neamţ.
286
255 Icon Birth of Jesus Christ. National Fine Arts Museum.

Moldovan Rulers (III).[edit]

December 25 Perf 14
Image Michel Catalogue Number Description Reference Notes
287
256 Petru Şchiopul (1574-1577, 1582-1591, 1582-1591). Ruler called “Father of boyars”. Contributed to the extension of Catholicism in Moldova, desired to obtain the Polish throne.
288
257 Ieremia Movilă (1595-1606). Occupied the throne with the Polish support, later he was recognised by the Turks as Moldova´s ruler, under the condition to pay regularly the tribute.
289
258 Ştefan Tomsa (1611-1615, 1621-1623). Attempted to limit the interference of major boyars into the state policy, with whom he had permanent altercations. Was executed by the Polish in Lvov.
290
259 Radu Mihnea (1616-1619, 1623-1626). A peaceful and culture-loving ruler. Erected the monastery Radu Vodă in Bucharest. Brought many Greek scholars into the country, the fact that led to a reaction from the boyars.
291
260 Miron Barnovschi Movil[ (1626-1629, 1633). A pious man and church-singer, erected splendid buildings and churches: St. Ioan´s Church in Jassy, Barnovschi Church in Bucovina.
292
261 Bogdan Orbul (1504-1517). Son of Ştefan cel Mare. Pursues the policy of his father, aimed at the strengthening of the state.
293
Miniature sheets 14

Mihai Viteazul (Mai-September 1600). Succeeded to unite the three Romanian countries: Romania, Moldova and Transylvania.

Michel Catalogue Number 262
1996 ---- Stamp Catalogue of Moldova 1997 ---- 1998