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Last Day Cover - Italy - 1966 - KimCover

Title

Last Day Cover - Italy - 1966 - KimCover

Type

Last Day Cover

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

1966-12-31

Description

This last day cover was issued by KimCover (no. 56). The cachet shows Sandro Botticelli's illustration of Dante and Beatrice in the heaven of the moon from Paradiso 3 found in a manuscript volume in the Kupferstichkabinett in Berlin known as MS Hamilton 201. Beside the cachet is text as follows: "ULTIMO GIORNO VALIDITÀ 1966" (Last day of validity); "L.D.C. ITALIA / 50 ÷ 59 / KimCover"; and "STAMPE / ANTONIO LA BATTAGLIA - Ferma Posta ROMA S. Silvestro". On the envelope's reverse is a list of the last day covers in this series (no. 50–59). Two hundred copies were printed.

Extent

92 × 165 mm

Contributor

Sandro Botticelli
KimCover

Language

Italian