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Poster Stamp - Marche nazionaliste, ser. 12

Title

Poster Stamp - Marche nazionaliste, ser. 12

Type

Poster Stamp

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

1921

Description

These eight poster stamps make up part of the twelfth series of the "MARCHE NAZIONALISTE" (nationalist stamps) issued by U. Marucelli & Co. of Milan. The stamps feature various subjects related to Dante, as follows (in the order listed by Malorzo):
  • Vision of Beatrice
  • Bust of Dante
  • Dante's house in Florence
  • Map of Trieste
  • Map of Trent
  • Dante's tomb in Ravenna
  • Vision from Purgatorio
  • Bust of Beatrice
Malorzo lists four varieties of this issue: type a: printed in blue on yellow paper; type b: printed in green-gray on white paper; type c: printed in brown on white paper; and type d: printed in black on white paper.

Extent

45 × 30 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Malorzo no. 21-42 a, b, c, d (Vision of Beatrice)
Malorzo no. 21-43 a, b, c, d (Bust of Dante)
Malorzo no. 21-44 a, b, c, d (Dante's house in Florence)
Malorzo no. 21-45 a, b, c, d (Map of Trieste)
Malorzo no. 21-46 a, b, c, d (Map of Trent)
Malorzo no. 21-47 a, b, c, d (Dante's tomb in Ravenna)
Malorzo no. 21-48 a, b, c, d (Vision from Purgatorio)
Malorzo no. 21-49 a, b, c, d (Bust of Beatrice)

Contributor

U. Marucelli & Co. (Milan, Italy)

Language

Italian

Source

Stamp images courtesy of Charles Leonard.