Lot 20008 – Romania » Postal History » Principality of Moldavia

1853 (12.7) Postal order (Inam): Decorative, pre-printed

1853 (12.7) Postal order (Inam): Decorative, pre-printed form requesting Casa Postelor (Post House) to release four horses to one Costachi Sandru for travel from Tecuci to Husi for the benefit of the Administration. 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.

Document translation:

This inam having been used was sent to the controller for investigation.

(signature) Cararescu


The post house shall release four horses to Mr. aga Costachi Sandru for travelling from Tekuchi to Hushi and back for the benefit of the Administration and with payment of the progon from the Treasury. Not missing art. 10 of the contract (square, red stamp with the Moldavian coat of arms) Great Treasurer (signature)

Section III

No. 393 Section Chief

1853, the month of July, day 12 (signature) Holban



Estimate 150 – 200 EUR
Auction date Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 340