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Poster Stamp - Prima Armata

Title

Poster Stamp - Prima Armata

Type

Poster Stamp

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

1915

Description

This poster stamp, probably issued around 1915, honors the Prima Armata (First Army), a division of the Italian army responsible for defending the country's border with Switzerland and Austria-Hungary during World War I. The stamp depicts Cesare Zocchi's 1896 monument to Dante in Trent, Italy. At the top of the stamp is "1 ARMATA" (1st Army) and at the bottom is "TRENTO" (Trent).

Extent

45 × 30 mm

Contributor

Cesare Zocchi

Language

Italian