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First Day Cover - Vatican City - 1965 - Tre Stelle

Title

First Day Cover - Vatican City - 1965 - Tre Stelle

Type

First Day Cover

Coverage

Vatican City

Date Issued

1965-05-18

Description

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).

Extent

98 × 175 mm

Contributor

Raphael
Tre Stelle

Language

Italian