Italy 1913 Posta pneumatica - type Leoni

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  • Edition : "Poste del Regno d'Italia", pneumatic post stamp of the issue "Posta pneumatica - type Leoni"
  • Catalogue Numbers: Michel: No. PN1; Yvert et Tellier: No. PN1; Scott: No. D1
  • Issue Date : April 1913
  • Color : brown
  • Watermark : Italy No.1 (crown)
  • Nominal Value : 10 Centesimi
  • Postal Validity : to 16 February 1921
  • Designed by :
N.Leoni (design)
Alberto Repettati (engraving)
  • Printed by : "Officina Carte Valori", Turin
  • Print Process : letterpress printing
  • Perforations : comb perforation, K 14
  • Stamp Size : (printed area of a single stamp): 38.0 x 22.0 mm


Pneumatis post stamp of the issue "Posta pneumatica - type Leoni"

Michel No. PN1, mint, 10 C.

The stamp motive shows an effigy with an side portrait of King Victor Emanuel III of Italy in standing oval with view to left (= type Leoni) on the left side of the stamp beside inscriptions and the coat of arms of Italy.