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The cachet on this first day cover features Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. Above the portrait is text as follows: "VIII CENTENARIO DELLA NASCITA DI DANTE…

The cachet on this first day cover features Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. Below the portrait is text as follows: "PRIMER DIA DE EMISIÓN / 23-11-65".

Beginning in the 1960s, prolific collector and cachet maker John Ranto of Hamilton Township, New Jersey, produced first day covers made from postal bulletins and display posters. According to online sales descriptions by Trenton Stamp and Coin,…

This maximum card was issued by the philatelic group Circolo filatelico fiorentino and postmarked in Florence on October 21, 1965. The card features a portrait of Dante signed "G.P.". Above the portrait is "1265" and "1965" and below is "VIIo…

This first day cover was issued by the Ansaldo Dopolavoro Aziendale, Sezione Filatelica (Ansaldo Company Recreation Club, Philatelic Section). The cachet shows Dante reading a book; in the background is an unrolled scroll with text as follows: "7o…

This first day cover was issued by Bucintoro (no. 5-65). The cachet features a portrait of Dante in a modern style with text as follows: vertically, through the portrait: "DANTE ALIGHIERI"; and at the bottom: "PRIMO GIORNO DI EMISSIONE" (first day of…

This cover was issued in conjunction with the Convegno commerciale B.F.N. (National Philatelic Bourse Commercial Convention) held in Milan from October 31 to November 2, 1965. Printed on the left side of the cover is a facsimile of the 15-centesimi…

This armorial cancellation quotes part of a Latin inscription on a plaque in the church of Santa Margherita dei Cerchi in Florence, Italy, the church in which Dante may have married Gemma Donati and where Beatrice Portinari is buried. The full…

This first day cover, issued by the Universal Philatelic Cover Society, is identical—except for the text at the bottom—to the cover issued by K. J. Moran. The cachet features a right-facing portrait of Dante with text as follows: at the top:…

The cachets on these covers were hand-painted by Frank J. Ulrich. Multiple designs by Ulrich are known.

This first day cover's cachet was hand-painted by Herman R. Maul. The cachet shows a smiling devil's head above flames representing hell. The cachet has text as follows: at the top: "DANTE ALIGHIERI / ITALIAN POET / 1265 / 1965"; and at the bottom:…

This was the first FDC issue from Lone Star Cachet.

This first day cover's add-on cachet was hand-painted by Melissa Fox.

This first day cover's hand-painted cachet by Bernard Goldberg depicts Dante, crowned with a laurel wreath, against a purple and green background. Beside the cachet is calligraphic text as follows: "Dante / Alighieri / ~1265~1321~ / 'The Divine…

This rectangular, typographic cancellation was designed for use with the 1965 Argentina Dante commemorative postage stamp.

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This first day cover was issued by Siligato. The cachet features Raphael's portrait of Dante (reversed from the original) from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. The portrait is framed by a…

This maximum card features Giotto's portrait of Dante and the 1965 Russia postage stamp commemorating the 700th anniversary of the poet's birth. The card was issued by Giusti di S. Becocci of Florence.

This is the ordinance enacted by the Pontificia Commissione per lo Stato della Città del Vaticano (Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State), the legislative body of Vatican City, as published in the Italian supplement to Acta Apostolicae…

This bulletin was issued by the Italian Ministero delle Poste e delle Telecomunicazioni (no. 119). The bulletin includes information, written by Aldo Ferrabino (and translated into French by Madeleine Cerri), about the 1965 Italy postage stamp…

This bulletin was issued by the Argentine Secretaría de Comunicaciones (no. 212). The bulletin includes information about the 1965 Argentina postage stamp celebrating the 700th anniversary of the birth of Dante.

In 1978, the Postal Commemorative Society of Norwalk, Connecticut, commenced issuing a series of first day covers to be collected in an album titled Norman Rockwell Classics and Historic American Stamps. On the album's title page is the following…

These first day covers were issued by Venetia (nos. 87-1/V and 87-2/V).The cachet on 87-1/V features a modern interpretation of Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in…

This first day cover was issued by Tre Stelle. The cachet features Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. Below the portrait is text as follows: "RAFFAELLO.…

This first day cover was issued by Roma (Vat. 49). The cachet features Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. The cachet is signed "D. NIZZI" in the area of…

These first day covers were issued by Rodia. One cachet features Sandro Botticelli's illustration of Dante and Beatrice in the heaven of the moon from Paradiso 3 found in a manuscript volume in the Kupferstichkabinett in Berlin known as MS…

These first day covers were issued by Re.Ru. The cachets feature Giotto's portrait of Dante, reversed from the original, surrounded by a decorative frame. Below the portrait is "DANTE ALIGHIERI / 1265 - 1321".

These first day covers were issued by KimCover (nos. 13 and 39/A). Both covers use the same cachet, a version of Sandro Botticelli's illustration of Dante and Beatrice in the heaven of Mercury from Paradiso 6 found in a manuscript volume in the…

This first day cover likely was issued by Stampa Filatelica. The cachet features a reproduction of an anonymous miniature portrait of Dante from a fifteenth-century manuscript (MS Riccardiano 1040) now in the Biblioteca Riccardiana in Florence,…