Cremona (IT)

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Cremona (Emilian: Carmona, Lombard: Cremùna) is a city (71,657 inhabitants end 2014) and municipality in northern Italy, situated in Lombardy, on the left bank of the Po River in the middle of the Pianura Padana (Po valley). It is the capital of the province of Cremona and the seat of the local city and province governments. The city of Cremona is especially noted for its musical history and traditions, including some of the earliest and most renowned luthiers, such as Giuseppe Guarneri, Antonio Stradivari, and several members of the Amati family.

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Postmark Example

Meter cancels

Meter cancel 1931

Postmark in Kingdom of Italy era

CREMONA 19 OTT 1870 + numeral cancellation in points 10

Postmark in Austrian Empire Lombardy province (1850-1859)

The Austrian Empire CREMONA post office opened before 1850.

Mueller type RSo-f on the 1858 issue.