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This envelope is an example of stationery used by the Circolo filatelico Dante Alighieri (Dante Alighieri Philatelic Circle; now the Circolo filatelico e numismatico Dante Alighieri [Dante Alighieri Philatelic and Numismatic Circle]) of Ravenna,…

This envelope is an example of stationery used by the Venezuelan Central Committee of the Società Dante Alighieri in the 1950s. In the upper left corner of the envelope is text as follows: "SOCIEDAD DANTE ALIGHIERI / COMITE CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA /…

This first day cover was issued by ALA (no. 806) and features Gustave Doré's portrait of Dante with a red overprint of a book titled "DIVINA / COMMEDIA" and a smoldering oil lamp. Below the portrait is "CENTENARIO SOCIETÀ / DANTE ALIGHIERI" (Dante…

The issuer of these first day covers is not indicated but they bear a logo featuring a rooster. The covers are numbered 139 and 140. The cachet for no. 139 is by an unidentified artist and depicts a scene from the beginning of the Inferno in which…

The hand-painted cachets by Nino Masiello da Ercole on these first day covers each reproduce a different common portrait of Dante: one is based on the Naples Bust and the other is based on Gustave Doré's portrait of the poet. Below both cachets is…

These first day covers were issued by Venetia (nos. 90-1/SM and 90-2/SM).The cachet on 90-1/SM features a portrait of Charon from Gustave Doré's illustration "Charon and the River Acheron" from Inferno 3:82–84 with text as follows: at the top:…

These first day covers were issued by F.A.I.P. (no. 127). The cachets repeat images found on the San Marino Dante stamps of 1965, themselves reproductions of illustrations by Gustave Doré. One cachet features Doré's portrait of Dante and the other…

These first day covers were issued by Capitolium (nos. 49 and V. 46/a).The cachet for no. 49 shows a montage of the four illustrations by Gustave Doré used on the San Marino Dante stamps of 1965. The illustrations are as follows: portrait of…

These first day covers were issued by ALA (nos. 109 and 110). The cachets show Gustave Doré's illustration from Inferno 3:82–84, "Charon and the River Acheron," with the artist's portrait of Dante printed over part of the illustration. Below the…

The issuer of these first day covers is not indicated but the cachets are all of similar design and the phrases on each FDC are the same and set in the same fonts.One cachet is signed "R. GÉNDT" in the lower right corner and depicts a montage of…

These first day covers were issued by Filagrano. One cachet features Gustave Doré's illustration for Paradiso 14:103-105, "The Cross." Surrounding the cachet is text as follows: vertically, on the left: "first day cover"; at the top: "REPUBBLICA…

The cachets on these first day covers issued by Rodia feature "The Eagle," Gustave Doré's illustration for Purgatorio 9:29–30 also found on the 130-lire San Marino Dante postage stamp of 1965. The text below the illustrations is as follows:…

The cachet on this first day cover features a large portrait of Dante between two smaller illustrations by Gustave Doré. The illustration on the left is "Arachne" from Purgatorio 12:43–44. The other is "Charon and the River Acheron"…

This first day cover was issued by the philatelic group Círculo Filatélico de Liniers and postmarked in Rosario, Santa Fe, on September 16, 1965. The cachet features Gustave Doré's portrait of Dante. Below the portrait is a detail from Doré's…

This set of four postage stamps was issued by San Marino to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante's birth. The stamps feature the following illustrations by Gustave Doré: portrait of Dante (LIRE 40; engraved by Z. Vannelli); "Charon and the River…

This set of three postage stamps was issued by Ecuador to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante's birth, however the stamps were not issued until June 1966. The 10-centavos stamp shows a posterized version of Dante Gabriel Rossetti's 1871…

This maximum card was issued by the philatelic group Círculo Filatélico de Liniers and postmarked in Buenos Aires on September 16, 1965. The card features Gustave Doré's portrait of Dante. Below the portrait is a detail from Doré's illustration…

This circular cancellation features a right-facing portrait of Dante based on the portrait by Gustave Doré surrounded by text advertising the "MUESTRA FILATÉLICA Y NUMISMÁTICA / 70 AÑOS ASOCIACIÓN DANTE ALIGHIERI" (Philatelic and Numismatic…