Postage Stamp - Italy - 1945

Title

Postage Stamp - Italy - 1945

Type

Postage Stamp

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

1945-10-22

Description

This postage stamp was issued for pneumatic mail and features an image of the Naples Bust of Dante. Below the portrait is "DANTE ALIGHIERI". To the right of the portrait is text as follows: "ITALIA / POSTA / PNEUMATICA / CENT. 60" (Italy, pneumatic mail). This text is superimposed on the coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy. Along the bottom edge is the abbreviated name of the printer: "IST. POL. STATO - OFF. CARTE VALORI" (Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato, Officina Carte Valori).
Denomination: CENT. 60 (0.60 ITL)
Perforation: 14 (comb)
Printing process: Photogravure

Extent

24 × 40 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Michel no. 721
Sassone no. 16
Scott no. D17

Contributor

Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato, Officina Carte Valori (Rome, Italy)

Language

Italian