Lot 20001 – 1841 (11.7) Postal coach order (Podorojne) showing

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Lot 20001 – 1841 (11.7) Postal coach order (Podorojne) showing
Romania » Postal History » Principality of Moldavia
Price realised
1’100 EUR
200 – 300 EUR
Auction date
Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)

1841 (11.7) Postal coach order (Podorojna): Manuscript calligraphed in Cyrillic on thick, woven paper by the Ispravnicie (administration) of the Botswana County directing the Captain of the Botushani Post to make horses and coachmen available for an review of the Drumul Mare postal route. Document shows a large ornate decorative black seal reading ”Ispravnicia of the Botushani County, Principality of Moldavia, 1840”. A superb and clear strike, a rare document not yet seen on the philatelic market

Note: full translation of the document may be viewed on line.

Ispravnicia (administration) of Botosani

Numbered: “207”

To his lordship the captain of the Botosani Post

In order that the undersigned administrator may go …. to Latai point (crossing point to Austria) to review the Drumul Mare postal route, we write to you to immediately release eight postal horses and the needed coachmen, with the payment to be made by the Treasury.

(signature)/No. 5582, 1841, the 11th day of July

(seal) Principality of Moldavia, Ispravnicia of the Botosani County, 1840

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