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This series of poster stamps was issued by the Società Dante Alighieri, probably in the 1910s. The stamps depict a woman reading a book to a group of children, a father and son, and mother with baby. Behind the group is a bust of Dante, a book, and…

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This cinderella stamp (possibly part of a series) was issued for the benefit of the Società Dante Alighieri and "Per l'assistenza agli emigranti" (for the assistance of emigrants). The stamp features a portrait of a laborer holding a hammer with…

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This poster stamp was issued by the Curitiba, Brazil, chapter of the Società Dante Alighieri to commemorate the 600th anniversary of the poet's death in 1921. The stamp features a left-facing portrait of Dante similar to the portrait by Gustave Doré.…

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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 /…

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This envelope is an example of stationery used by the Turin Committee of the Società Dante Alighieri in the 1910s. At the top of the envelope is text as follows: "Società Nazionale 'DANTE ALIGHIERI, / COMITATO DI TORINO / Piazza Castello, N. 25 -…

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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…

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This first day cover was issued by Capitolium (no. 683). 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. Surrounding the portrait is text as follows:…

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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…

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…

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This bulletin was issued by the Italian Amministrazione delle Poste e delle Telecomunicazioni (no. 10/90). The bulletin includes information, written by Italo Borzi, about the 1990 Italy postage stamp celebrating the centenary of the Società Dante…

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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…

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These first day covers were issued by Filagrano. Both cachets feature the same design showing Dante with a globe and stack of books, however the "Gold" series cachet is printed on a small sheet of rayon that is affixed to the envelope within a…

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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…

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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…

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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 Sarpi,…

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This set of three postage stamps was issued by Monaco to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of a committee of the Società Dante Alighieri in the principality. The stamps feature portraits of three famous Italians: Niccolò…

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These are the first postage stamps ever issued which feature Dante. One of the first descriptions of these stamps is perhaps the best: the following account appeared in the October 1, 1921, issue of The Stamp Collectors' Fortnightly and International…

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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 spreading…

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A mixed series of cinderella stamps issued for the benefit of the Società Dante Alighieri and "Pro Emigranti" (for emigrants). The 10-lire stamps feature a right-facing portrait of Dante, a globe, and a ship. The 50-lire stamps feature a left-facing…

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This series of poster stamps was issued for the Società Dante Alighieri's 33rd congress held in Treviso-Vittorio, Italy, September 8–11, 1928. The stamps feature a left-facing portrait of Dante below a sunrise and text as follows: "SOCIETÀ NAZIONALE…

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This series of poster stamps was issued by or for the Mantua Committee of the Società Dante Alighieri. The stamps feature a scene from the base of Cesare Zocchi's 1896 monument to Dante in Trent in which Dante and Virgil meet Sordello, the…

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This series of cinderella stamps was issued for the benefit of the Società Dante Alighieri, Comitato di Santiago-Cile. The stamps show a left-facing portrait of Dante with a ceremonial torch to the right. At the top of the stamps is text as follows:…

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These cinderella stamps were issued around 1908 by or for the Società Dante Alighieri, here printed as "Società nazionale Dante Alighieri". A portrait of Dante appears above a quotation from Purgatorio 6:80: "SOL · PER · LO · DOLCE · SVON · DELLA ·…

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This series of poster stamps or stickers presumably was issued by or for the Società Dante Alighieri in the 1990s. Each stamp features Giotto's portrait of Dante, the letters "SDA" along the left side, and the year of issue at the bottom.

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This poster stamp presumably was issued by or for the Società Dante Alighieri. The stamp shows a portrait of Dante in the center of a shield above a sword. In the background is a sailboat on the Gulf of Naples with Mount Vesuvius in the distance. At…

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This series of poster stamps was issued around 1903 to promote a loan program benefiting the Cassa nazionale di previdenza per la invalidità e la vecchiaia degli operai (National Providence Fund for the Disability and Old Age of Workers) and the…

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This poster stamp was issued by the Montevideo, Uruguay, chapter of the Società Dante Alighieri to commemorate the 600th anniversary of the poet's death in 1921. The stamp features the logo of the Società Dante Alighieri which is a portrait of Dante…

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This sheet of six cinderella stamps was issued in 1985 for the benefit of the Società Dante Alighieri, Comitato di Milano. The stamps feature a portrait of Dante superimposed on a map of the world with lines focusing on Italy. At the bottom is text…

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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 central…

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This cancellation features a right-facing portrait of Dante surrounded by the phrase "65oCONGRESSO INT.LE-SOCIETÀ DANTE ALIGHIERI" (65th International Congress - Società Dante Alighieri).
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