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First Day Cover - Italy - 1965 - Siligato

Title

First Day Cover - Italy - 1965 - Siligato

Type

First Day Cover

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

1965-10-21

Description

This first day cover was issued by Siligato. The cachet features Raphael's portrait of Dante (reversed from the original) from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. The portrait is framed by a letter "D" in the style of a medieval manuscript. Below the portrait is text as follows: "VII CENTENARIO / Dante Alighieri" (7th centenary).

Extent

95 Ă— 165 mm

Contributor

Raphael
Siligato

Language

Italian