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Modern Romanian stamps are likely to cause shivers for most stamp collectors, but personally I’m quite fond of them. As the title says the topic of this post is Romanian ‘Hotels, lodges and resorts’ definitives series issued in 1991, and the varieties within. This is a a very common stamp series, likely just about every worldwide collector has got some stamps from the series in their collection. So it’s surprising how poorly documented the series is: major stamp catalogs simply by-pass the varieties with very short footnote (Michel) or completely ignore them (Scott). The stamps The series started in 1991, just few years after the fall of communism in eastern Europe. On simplified level, the series contains 21 face different stamps issued in 4 releases during 1991. First release was 27th August 1991 containing values of 1, 5, 9 and 10 Lei: The second run was released on 8th October […]

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