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First Day Cover - United States - 1965 - Aristocrats

Title

First Day Cover - United States - 1965 - Aristocrats

Type

First Day Cover

Coverage

United States

Date Issued

1965-07-17

Description

This first day cover was designed by Day Lowry for The Aristocrats. The cachet features a portrait of Dante above a brief biography of the poet, the text of which is as follows:

Dante Alighieri, Italian poet, born in Florence, May 21, 1265. The world regards him as one of the greatest poets of all time. His most famous work was The Divine Comedy, relating his dream journey into the world of souls, through hell, purgatory, and heaven.

Extent

93 × 165 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Mellone no. 1268-2

Contributor

Day Lowry
Aristocrats

Language

English