First Day Cover - United States - 1965 - Dyer
First Day Cover
This first day cover's hand-painted cachet by Ralph Dyer depicts Dante, crowned with a laurel wreath, against a background of flames holding a book on which are written the words "Poet", "Soldier", "Writer", and "EXILE". Below the portrait is a banner with text as follows: "Honoring / DANTE ALIGHIERI / 1265 / 1321". The cachet is signed "R. DYER" in the lower left corner.
93 × 166 mm