100 Years Since the Unification of Bessarabia with Romania - Sheetlets
100 Years Since the Unification of Bessarabia with Romania - Sheetlets for only GBP £11.54
In the year of the Great Union Centenary, Romfilatelia celebrates the return of the Romanians living between the Prut and the Dniester rivers to the borders of the country, on March 27th, 1918, with the postage stamp issue 100 years since the Unification of Bessarabia with Romania. The stamps of the issue illustrate the portraits of three of the personalities who have contributed to the achievement of this national ideal. Thus, the stamp with the face value of Lei 4 shows the portrait of Alexandru Marghiloman, Prime Minister of Romania in March 1918. The portrait of Ion Inculet, president of the Chisinau Country Council, is reproduced on the stamp with the face value of Lei 8. The stamp of the perforated souvenir sheet of the postage stamp issue, with a face value of Lei 16, is illustrated with the portrait of Pantelimon Halippa, a fighter for the rights of the Romanians in the Tsarist Empire.