Collectibles Stamps | Romania Stamps 2007 Old Bucharest Block of 6 & Souvenir Sheet
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 0.30 the vestiges from Curtea Veche (the Old Principal Court) are illustrated, along with the portrait of the ruler Vlad Tepes and of the letters patent in which the existence of a town named Bucharest is mentioned for the first time.
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 0.50 the Sturdza Palace is pictured, the former headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, established between 1897-1899 by the architect Julius Reinecke. The Palace was destroyed following the American bombardment on April 4th 1944.
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 0.70 the building of the National Military Circle is illustrated, built in French Neoclassical style, in 1912, after the designs of the architects Victor Stefanescu, Dimitrie Maimarolu and Ernest Doneaud.
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 1.60 the image of the former National Theatre is illustrated, bombed by the American aviation on April 4th 1944. The building is the work of the Viennese architect Anton Hefft and it was inaugurated in 1852; at that time it was the third biggest theatre in Europe.
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 3.10 an overview image of the I.C. Brătianu Square is represented (today, the University Square).
On the stamp with the face value of Lei 4.70 the Senate Square (today the United Nations Square) is represented, with the Adriatica and Agricola buildings, designed by the architect Petre Antonescu, built between 1928 and 1930.
On the souvenir sheet of the issue the symbol of the Romania’s capital is included, recently inscribed in the cultural patrimony of the European Union, i.e. the Romanian Athenaeum. Built between 1886 and 1888, after the designs of the French architect Albert Galleron, the building is preceded by a peristyle, supported by six Ionic columns. Under the peristyle there are five mosaic medallions representing the country’s five greatest princes: Neagoe Basarab, Alexandru cel Bun, Vasile Lupu, Matei Basarab and King Carol I. The building ends with a richly adorned dome. The postage stamp of the souvenir sheet has the face value of Lei 5.60.
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