Italy 1925 25th throne anniversary

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  • Edition : "Poste del Regno d'Italia", commemorative stamps of the issue "25th throne anniversary of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy", (issue of 6 (2 x3) values)
  • Issue date :
Michel No. 222A, 223A : 6 June 1925
Michel No. 222B, 223B : June 1925
Michel No. 224A : 12 January 1926
Michel No. 224B : May 1926
  • Catalogue Numbers: Michel: No. 222A+B, 223A+B, 224A+B; Yvert et Tellier: No. 175A+B, 176A+B, 177A+B; Scott: No. 175 + 175A, 176 + 176A, 177 + 177A
  • Color : red (60 C.), blue (1 L., 1.25 L.)
  • Watermark : none
  • Nominal Value : 60 Cent. (Centesimi) - 1 Lira ("Una Lira") - 1.25 Lire
  • Designed by :
Carlo Parmeggiani (1881-1965) (design)
Alberto Repettati (engraving)
  • Printed by : "Officina carte valori", Turin
  • Print Process : calcography (recess printing)
  • Perforation :
line perforation, L 11 (= type "B")
line perforation, L 13½ (= type "A")
  • Stamp Size : (printed area of a single stamp): 22.0 x 27.5 mm


Commemorative stamp of the issue "25th throne anniversary of King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy"
(The king took his oath of allegiance to the constitution of Italy on 11. August 1900.)

Michel No 222A, mint
Michel No 222A, postmarked in Fontanafredda (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy), 06 Dec 1926
Michel No 222B, mint
Michel No 222B, postmarked in Riccione (Emilia-Romagna, Italy), 11 Sep 1925
Michel No 223A, mint
Michel No 223A, postmarked
Michel No 223B, mint
Michel No 223B, postmarked, unreadable
Michel No 224A, mint

Michel No 224A, postmarked on the railway line Turin-Meran, 14 Dec 1928
Michel No 224B, mint
Michel No 224B, postmarked


- The stamp motives show each a frontal portrait of King Victor Emanuel III of Italy in military uniform (= "Type Parmeggiani") with coat of arms and inscriptions.
- Postmark 224A : "AMB." = "Uffizio ambulante" = "Travelling Post Office (TPO)"