Lot 20011 – Romania » Postal History » Principality of Moldavia

1855 (27.1) Ticket (Blanket): Decorative pre-printed

1855 (27.1) Post Ticket (Post Blanket): Pre-printed form decorated with the Moldavian Coat of Arms, instructing the Post Directorate to immediately release eight small post horses to Sardar (archaic boyar title) Iancu Vasiliu to go to Totoesti for his own interests. The document bears atop the manuscript word “Bakeu”. It also bears a large, oval black seal with the Moldavian coat of arms and reading ”Principality of Moldavia, Treasury Department, 1854” – very fine, attractive and scarce

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

Document translation:

Bakeu (manuscript) Moldavian Coat of Arms

TICKET.

The post Directorate shall immediately release to his lordship sardar Iancu Vasiliu eight small post horses for travelling to Totoesti on his own interests with payment from himself without the smallest delay also to be presented to him there and in all stations the register required by the paragraph 10 of the post contract so it could be shown whether the traveler had any complains.

Chief of the Finance Department (signature)

(black oval stamp: Principality of Moldavia, Treasury Department, 1854)

Section 3

No. 848 Section Chief

1855 month of January 27 (signature) Karanfil

119 (manuscript)

Estimate 100 – 150 EUR
Auction date Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 220

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