Italy 1908 Express

From Stamps of the World
  • Edition : "Poste del Regno d'Italia", express mail stamp of the issue "Express - Type Leoni" (issue of 1 stamp)
  • Issue Dates :
01 September 1908
08 December 1908 (other source)
  • Catalogue numbers : Michel: No. 93; Yvert & Tellier: No. E2; Scott: No. E6
  • Color : blue/red
  • Watermark : Italy No. 1 (crown)
  • Nominal value : 30 Centesimi
  • Postage validity : to 31 December 1924
  • Designed by :
N. Leoni (design)
G. Carpanetti (design, other source)
Alberto Repettati (engraving)
  • Printery : "Officina carte valori", Turin
  • Print Process : letterpress printing
  • Print Format : (printed area of a single stamp): 38.0 x 22.0
  • Perforations : comb perforation, K 14


"Express - Type Leoni" (1 stamp)

Michel No. 0093, 30 C., postmarked in San Severo (Apulia, Italy), 1912


The stamp motive shows in the left half a cameo-carving of a side portrait of King Voctor Emanuel III of Italy in standing oval with ornaments, and in the right half diverse inscriptions, "EXPRÈS" in upper-cases; stamp bi-colored (all = "Type Leoni")-