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First Day Cover - United States - 1965 - Maul

Title

First Day Cover - United States - 1965 - Maul

Type

First Day Cover

Coverage

United States

Date Issued

1965-07-17

Description

This first day cover's cachet was hand-painted by Herman R. Maul. The cachet shows a smiling devil's head above flames representing hell. The cachet has text as follows: at the top: "DANTE ALIGHIERI / ITALIAN POET / 1265 / 1965"; and at the bottom: "DANTES INFERNO". The envelope is signed by the artist on the reverse.

Extent

92 × 166 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Mellone no. 1268-20

Contributor

Herman R. Maul

Language

English