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First Day Cover - Italy - 1965 - Tre Stelle

Title

First Day Cover - Italy - 1965 - Tre Stelle

Type

First Day Cover

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

1965-10-21

Description

This first day cover was issued by Tre Stelle. The cachet shows a colorized reproduction of the first page of Inferno from the Divina commedia printed in 1487 in Brescia by Bonino de Boninis. Below the image is text as follows: "Dante Alighieri / nel VII centenario della nascita" (Dante Alighieri on the 7th centenary of his birth) and "PRIMO GIORNO DI EMISSIONE" (first day of issue).

Extent

98 × 174 mm

Contributor

Boninus de Boninis
Tre Stelle

Language

Italian