Romanian Philatelic Exhibition Efiro 2019, 5th Edition - Set
Romanian Philatelic Exhibition Efiro 2019, 5th Edition - Set for only GBP £3.33
- Ion Chirescu
- 4 Colours
- Stamp size: 36 x 36 mm; Minisheet of 8 stamps + 1 label + 6 tabs: 148 x 121 mm; Minisheet of 13 stamps + 2 label + 10 tabs: 149 x 221 mm; Imperforated souvenir sheet: 100 x 100 mm;
- 1.7L, 3.10L, 12 L
To celebrate one of the major events in the philatelic field, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation on Thursday, September 19th, this year, the postage stamps issue entitled “Romanian Philatelic Exhibition EFIRO 2019”, 5th edition.
The first edition of the EFIRO 1932 (Romanian Philatelic Exhibition) was held under the high patronage of King Carol II, in 1932 at the Palace of the Romanian Academy Foundation in Bucharest (today, Dalles Hall). The exhibition took place between November 23rd-30th, being the largest philatelic exhibition to date. The tradition of this exhibition was only resumed in 1998, when the second EFIRO edition was held at the Parliament Palace, followed by the Third Edition, the National Philatelic Exhibition with international attendance EFIRO 2004, which took place in Bucharest, within the 23rd Congress of the Universal Postal Union. The 4thedition, the World Philatelic Exhibition EFIRO 2008, was held in Romexpo Bucharest under the high patronage of the Romanian Presidency, as well as the International Philatelic Federation (FIP) and the International Association of Philatelic Journalists (AIJP). The event was dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the issuing of the first Romanian postage stamps, the “Bull’s Head”.