Italy 1927 Definitives - Type Parmeggiani, 1927

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  • Edition : "Poste del Regno d'Italia", definitive stamps of the issue "Effigy of King Victor Emmanuel III - Type Parmeggiani, 1927"; issue of 5 stamps
  • Catalogue Numbers: Michel: No. 263, 264A+B+C, 265, 266, 267; Yvert & Tellier; No. 208, 200, 201, 202, 203; Scott: No. 192, 193, 194, 195, 196
  • Issue Date :
16 Aug 1927 (50 C.)
09 Apr 1927 (1.85 L., 2.65 L.)
19 Sep 1927 (2.25 L.)
13-Nov-1927 (1,75 L.)
  • Color : brown/black - brown - black - red - greyish violet
  • Watermark :
Italy No. 1 (crown) (50 C.)
none (1.75 L. 1.85 L., 2.55 L., 2.65 L.)
  • Nominal Value : 50 Cent. (Centesimi) - 1.75 Lire - 1.85 Lire - 2.55 Lire - 2.65 Lire
  • Postal Validity :
to 31 Dec 1928 (50 C.)
to 31 Dec 1929 (1.75 L., 1.85 L., 2.55 L., 2.65 L.)
  • Designed by :
Carlo Parmeggiani (1881-1967) (design)
Alberto Repettati (engraving)
  • Printed by :
"Officina Carte Valori", Rome (50 C.)
"Officina Carte Valori", Turin (1.75 L., 1.85 L., 2.55 L., 2.65 L.)
  • Print Process :
lithography (recess printing) (50 C.)
calcography (1.75 L., 1.85 L., 2.55 L., 2.65 L.)
  • Perforations :
comb perforation, K 14 (Michel No. 263))
line perforation , L 11 (Michel No. 264A, 265, 266, 267)
line perforation, L 14 (Michel No. 264B)
line perforation, L 13½ : 11 (Michel No. 264C)
  • Stamp Size : (printed area of a single stamp):
printed area of a single stamp: 17.5 x 22.0 mm (50 C.)
printed area of a single stamp: 19.0 x 23.5 mm (1.75 L., 1.85 L., 2.55 L., 2.65 L.)


Definitive stamp of the issue "Effigy of King Victor Emmanuel III - Type Parmeggiani, 1927" (5 stamps)

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Michel No. 263, 50 C.., postmarked in 1928
Michel No. 264A, 1.75 L., L11, postmarked in 1929
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Michel No. 264B, 1.75 L., L 14, postmarked
Michel No. 264C, 1.75 L., L 13½ : 11, mint
Michel No. 264C, 1.75 L., L 13½ : 11, postmarked
Michel No. 265, 1.85 L., mint
Michel No. 265, 1.85 L., postmarked
Michel No. 266, 2.55 L., mint
Michel No. 266, 2.55 L., postmarked
Michel No. 267, 2.65 L., mint
Michel No. 267, 2.65 L., postmarked


The stamp motive shows an effigy of King Victor Emanuel III of Italy in military uniform in the drawing of Carlo Parmeggiani.