Romfilatelia issues stamp: Oradea – 900 years since documents first mention city
Romfilatelia issues anniversary postage stamps titled Oradea – 900 years since documents first mentioned the city (1113), the stamps being a token of recognition of the city’s importance.
According to Romfilatelia news release, the issue numbers four postage stamps showing four impressive, iconic architecture objectives of Oradea city.
The postage stamp with the face value of lei 2.10 reproduces the image of the Orthodox Assumption Cathedral also known as the Church with Moon that had been erected between 1784 – 1790. The stamp with the face value of 4.30 lei illustrates the Roman-Catholic Cathedral, the biggest Baroque church in Romania that was built during the second half of the 18th century.
Built in an eclectic style and inaugurated in 1890, the Queen Maria Theatre is reproduced on the stamp having the face value of 4.70 lei, and the fourth stamp with the face value of 9.10 lei presents the City Hall erected early in the 20th c.
The philatelic album is created into a limited edition of 400 copies.
Starting Friday, this August 30, the postage stamps issue is available in all Romfilatelia shops in Bucharest and countrywide.
Modern Oradea (western Romania), first mentioned in 1113, is a major historical, cultural and travel objective of Transylvania, and it is proud of its historical and architecture monuments,