Lot 20031 – Romania » Postal History » Principality of Wallachia » Cyrillic Post Handstamps

1842 Document with Tirgu Jiu negative seal

TIRGU JIU: 1842 Postal manuscript (28.8) bearing on both sides a very clear decorative ornate negative seal depicting postal coach pulled by two horses, coachman cracking the whip and surrounded by Cyrillic inscription indicating Tirgu Jiu and Kozia postal stations (on the postal road # 4, Bucharest – Craiova; see Dragomir, page 25), attractive and rarely seen

Note: The seal has the following inscription: “Suptcarmuitorul p(lasa) Horezu, j(udetul) Valcea” = “Vice-management of Horezu district, Vilcea county”. This document is issued by Racovita village, confirms receipt from the management of 150 lei and is signed by seven epitropi (church administrators: Mihaila Labau, Dumitru Tuican, Simion Tuci, Patru Barbu, Catu Chazart, Catu Speriatu, Petru Croitoru).

Estimate 300 – 400 EUR
Auction date Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Prices realised to be published

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