Cinderella Stamp - Società Dante Alighieri "Per l'assistenza agli emigranti"
This cinderella stamp (possibly part of a series) was issued for the benefit of the Società Dante Alighieri and "Per l'assistenza agli emigranti" (for the assistance of emigrants). The stamp features a portrait of a laborer holding a hammer with Cesare Zocchi's 1896 monument to Dante in Trent in the background. The stamp has text as follows: at the top: "PER L'ASSISTENZA / AGLI EMIGRANTI" and "LIRE / 10"; and at the bottom: "SOCIETÀ / DANTE ALIGHIERI". The printer's name appears at the bottom of the stamp: "CARTE-VALORI STADERINI ROMA".
Denomination: 10 lire (10 ITL)
32 × 26 mm
Staderini (Rome, Italy)