First Day Cover - Vatican City - 1965 - Tre Stelle
First Day Cover
This first day cover was issued by Tre Stelle. 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. Below the portrait is text as follows: "RAFFAELLO. PARTICOLARE DELLA DISPUTA DEL SACRAMENTO / VII Centenario della nascita di / Dante Alighieri / F.D.C. VATICANO" (Raphael, detail from the Disputation of the Holy Sacrament, 7th centenary of the birth of Dante Alighieri).
98 × 175 mm