Lot 20010 – Romania » Postal History » Principality of Moldavia

1854 (24.9) Postal order (Inam): Decorative, pre-printed

1854 (24.9) Postal order (Inam): Decorative, pre-printed form requesting Casa Postelor (Post House) to send a mounted courier from post to post from Jassy to Roman and Bakeu. It bears a large, ornate oval black seal showing Moldavian coat of arms and reading ”Principality of Moldavia, Administrative Council 1845” – very fine, attractive and scarce. Atop of the document there is a manuscript notation reading” This Inam having been used was passed through Treasury and sent to the Controller for investigation” and signed Karanfil.

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

Document translation:


The post house shall immediately dispatch a courier under No….. with mounted courier from post to post from here form Jassy up to Roman and Bacau and payment shall be paid based on one horse by the Treasury (black, oval stamp: Principality of Moldavia, Administrative Council 1845) Great Treasurer (signature)

Section III Section Chief

No. 959 (signature} Karanfil

1854, the month of Sept(ember), day 24


1113 (manuscript)

Estimate 100 – 150 EUR
Auction date Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 360