Poster Stamp - Società Dante Alighieri
This poster stamp was issued by the Società Dante Alighieri probably in the lates 1920s. The stamp shows a portrait of Dante in the center of a round shield above a sword. In the background is a sailboat on the Gulf of Naples with Mount Vesuvius in the distance. At the top of the stamp is a quotation from Virgil's Aeneid 6:823: "·VINCET·AMOR·PATRIÆ·" (love of country conquers). At the bottom is "·SOCIETÀ·DANTE·ALIGHIERI" and the printer's name and city: "A. FUSETTI-MILANO". Antonio Fusetti's printing firm was established in 1922.
51 × 32 mm
Annuario industriale della Provincia di Milano (Milan: Unione industriale fascista della Provincia di Milano, 1933), p. 666, https://books.google.com/books?id=CXGw_2BsrwQC&pg=PA666&lpg=PA666.
A. Fusetti (Milan, Italy)
Società Dante Alighieri