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Postage Stamp - Italy - 2017

Title

Postage Stamp - Italy - 2017

Type

Postage Stamp

Coverage

Italy

Date Issued

2017-11-03

Description

This stamp was issued as part of a series celebrating 90 years of Mickey Mouse in Italy (19282018). The stamp shows Mickey Mouse as Dante and Goofy as Virgil as illustrated by Angelo Bioletto for the Italian comic strip version of Inferno published from October 1949 to March 1950.

On the left side of the stamp is text as follows: top: "Disney" (logo); middle: "90 ANNI di / TOPOLINO" (90 years of Mickey Mouse); and bottom: "ITALIA / € 0,95". Vertically, along the right side is: "© Disney". Along the bottom edge of the stamp is the abbreviated name of the printer: "I.P.Z.S. S.p.A. - ROMA - 2017" (Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato).
Denomination: € 0,95 (0.95 EUR)
Perforation: 11 (diecut)
Printing process: Six-color rotogravure
Print run: 800,000

Extent

40 × 48 mm

Contributor

Angelo Bioletto
Disney
Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (Rome, Italy)

Language

Italian