Lot 20017 – Romania » Postal History » Principality of Moldavia

1858 (28.10) Ticket (Blanket): Decorative pre-printed

1858 (28.10) Post Ticket (Post Blanket) Decorative pre-printed form ordering to the post captains of the Siretului Route (Drumul Siretului) through Fokshani to Galatz and for the benefit of the Administration, to release two horses to his Excellency Consul Elinescu for travel from Jassy to Galatz. Green octagonal handstamp dated 1857 with Moldavian coat of arms and inscribed “VOGORIDI KAIMAKAM (*) OF THE PRINCIPALITY OF MOLDAVIA PRINCE NIKOLAI KONACHI”, plus Finance Department boxed cachet in black. On the reverse the documents bears the names and the signatures and dates of all the post captains on the route – very fine, attractive and scarce

(*) the “kaimakam” was a Lieutenant of the Prince, appointed by the Ottoman Porte, during the throne vacancy – in this case Vogoridi was acting as kaimakam for the unavailable prince Nikolai Konachi

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

Translation: Post captains of the “Drumul Siretului” through Fokshani to Galatz, for the benefit of the Administration, shall release two horses to his Excellency Consul Elinescu for travel from Jassy to Galatz only, with the horse payment after the travel to be made by the Treasury, according to the contract and which may travel only three months from its date.

POST TICKET

On the account of the Treasury Department

Post captains of the “Drumul Siretului” through Fokshani to Galatz, for the benefit of the Administration,

shallrelease two horses to his Excellency Consul Elinescu for travel from Jassy to Galatz only, with the horse

payment after the travel to be made by the Treasury, according to the contract and which may travel only three

months from its date.

(greenish square stamp with the Coat of Arms of Moldavia and the inscription ”VOGORIDI* KAIMAKAM OF

THE PRINCIPALITY OF MOLDAVIA PRINCE NIKOLAI KONACHI, 1857”) (*)

Chief of Finance Dept. (signature)

Black square stamp: Section III D.D.

“Finance Department No. 903 Section Chief

Section III No. 10.371 1858, month of September, 24 nd day (signature)

Entered on 28 Oct 58” 222 (manuscript)

ON REVERS: signatures of the post captains on the itinerary

The present ticket having received the approval of the Chancellery of the Post Directorate, the mentioned horses

shall be released immediately and be delivered as soon as (the passenger) presents himself

(signature) T. Bogdanu 1858 Sep. 24

Left Jassy Sept. 25(signed) A. Papadopol

Tatoesti passed to Trg. Frumos 858 (signed) Sep. 25 Tekuchi in Sep 26.

Trg. Frumos confirmed (by) Apostoliu 1858 Sep. 25 Torcesti passed on 26

Mircesti passed to Roman (signature) 858 Sep 25 Peneu passed

Roman passed (signature) Sept 25 Teru passed Sept. 27

Galbenu passed (signature) 858 Sept. 25

Bakau (signature)

Mindrusica passed (signature) – post station Mindrusica unknown in other documents

Adjud passed

Marasesti passed

Focshani passed to Furceni

(*) the “kaimacam” was a Lieutenant of the Prince during the throne vacancy – in this case Vogoridi was acting as

kaimakam for the unavailable Prince Nikolai Konachi.

Estimate 100 – 150 EUR
Auction date Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 280

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