Lot 20005 – Romania » Postal History » Principality of Moldavia

1848 (1.4) Postal order (Inam): Decorative, pre-printed

1848 (1.4) Postal order (Inam): Decorative, pre-printed form requesting Casa Postelor (Post House) to make four horses available to Mr. Postelnic (archaic for a high level boyar, member of the Lord’s Council) Gheorghe Asachi (a very well known Moldavian intellectual and politician of the time) and a servant, for travel to Botushani and Dorohoi. It bears a large, ornate octagonal seal showing Moldavian coat of arms – very fine, attractive and scarce

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

69 (manuscript)


The post house shall release four horses for travelling to Botoshani and Dorohoi for the benefit of the Adminstration and return to Jassy with the payment on the account of the Treasury. Mr. Postelinc Gheorghi Asachi and a servant.

No. 214 (red, square stamp with the Moldavian coat of arms)

No. 214 (signature) Great Treasurer

1848. April 1 No. 12 Section Chief (signature)

Estimate 150 – 200 EUR
Auction date Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 280

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