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This first day cover was issued by Roma. The cachet shows a photographic reproduction of the Naples Bust of Dante within a gold-embossed frame, the left side of which is in the style of stamp perforations. Below the frame is "Centenario Fondazione…

This cinderella stamp was issued for the Società Dante Alighieri's 28th congress held in Padua, Italy, September 24–26, 1923. The stamp features the Naples Bust of Dante below two figures holding an embossed, gold seal captioned "BOLLA / DELLA…

This maximum card was issued by Poste Italiane and features a monochromatic enlarged image of the 2011 Italy postage stamp designed by Gaetano Ieluzzo. The stamp commemorates the "Giornata della filatelia 2011" (Philately Day 2011). In the center of…

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…

This first day cover's hand-painted cachet by Nino Masiello da Ercole echoes the 2011 Italy commemorative stamp designed by Gaetano Ieluzzo. The cachet reproduces the 1965 500-lire Italy Dante stamp, the subject of which is the Naples Bust of the…

This first day cover was issued by Roma-Luxor (IT. 458). The cachet shows a photographic reproduction of the Naples Bust of Dante within a gold-embossed circle with the phrase "SOCIETA DANTE ALIGHIERI CENTENARIO DELLA FONDAZIONE" (Dante Alighieri…

In 1932, Italy issued a series of twelve stamps for the benefit of the Società Dante Alighieri. In addition to regular issue stamps and Aegean Islands stamps, the government also issued stamps for the Italian colonies. The series depicts famous…

In 1932, Italy issued a series of twelve stamps for the benefit of the Società Dante Alighieri. In addition to regular issue stamps and stamps for the Italian colonies, the government also issued stamps for the Italian Aegean Islands territory. The…

In 1932, Italy issued a series of twelve stamps for the benefit of the Società Dante Alighieri. The series depicts famous Italian poets and writers including (in order by increasing denomination) Giovanni Boccaccio, Niccolò Machiavelli, Paolo…

This maximum card was issued by Golden Italia as "Edizione «Roma» no 769 Italia". The card features a black and white photograph of the Naples Bust of Dante, the 1990 Italy postage stamp commemorating the centenary of the Società Dante Alighieri,…

This cancellation mirrors the 2011 Italian postage stamp for the "GIORNATA DELLA FILATELIA" (Philately Day) designed by Gaetano Ieluzzo. The cancellation reproduces the 1965 Italian 500-lire postage stamp showing the Naples Bust of Dante; the…

This postage stamp was issued to commemorate the "Giornata della filatelia 2011" (Philately Day 2011). In the center of the stamp is a reproduction of the 1965 Italian 500-lire postage stamp showing the Naples Bust of Dante. The background comprises…

This postage stamp was issued by Italy to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Società Dante Alighieri in 1990. The stamp shows a bust of Dante (based on the Naples Bust), an open book, and a globe, symbolizing the goals of the society in…

This postage stamp was issued for pneumatic mail and features an image of the Naples Bust of Dante. Below the portrait is "DANTE ALIGHIERI". To the right of the portrait is text as follows: "REGNO D'ITALIA / POSTA / PNEVMATICA / CENT. 15" (Kingdom of…

This set of four postage stamps was issued to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante's birth. Three of the stamps each depict a scene apiece from one of the parts of the Divina commedia: Inferno, Purgatorio, or Paradiso. The fourth stamp shows the…

This set of cinderella stamps was issued by the Federazione italiana contro la tubercolosi e Consorzi provinciali antitubercolari (Italian Federation Against Tuberculosis and Provincial Antituberculosis Consortium) for the "XXVIII CAMPAGNA NAZIONALE…

This propaganda poster stamp features the Naples Bust of Dante and was designed by "Pinochi", probably Enrico Mauro Pinochi. The text reads "ITALIANI DATE LA PREFERENZA ALLE INDUSTRIE NAZIONALI" (Italians give preference to national industries). The…

This poster stamp was issued by Carlo Belloni of Milan and features a paraphrase from Inferno 33:80, "Italia! Il bel paese dove il sì suona......" (Italy! The beautiful country where the "sì" is heard......) followed by the propagandistic phrase…

This circular cancellation features a portrait of Dante—based on the Naples Bust—with a globe and open book. The design echoes the 1990 Italian postage stamp issued to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Società Dante Alighieri. Around the…

This postage stamp was issued for pneumatic mail and features an image of the Naples Bust of Dante. Below the portrait is "DANTE ALIGHIERI". To the right of the portrait is text as follows: "ITALIA / POSTA / PNEUMATICA / CENT. 60" (Italy, pneumatic…