First Day Cover - Italy - 1965 - Siligato
First Day Cover
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).
95 × 165 mm