First Day Cover - Italy - 1965 - Universal Editrice
First Day Cover
The cachet on this first day cover features Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. Above the portrait is text as follows: "VIII CENTENARIO DELLA NASCITA DI DANTE ALIGHIERI" (7th centenary of the birth of Dante Alighieri); below is: "Primo giorno d'emissione / Premier jour d'émission - First day cover" and "Universal Editrice / ROMA". On the back is a brief blurb about Dante in Italian.
98 × 164 mm