Italy 1930 Marriage of Crown Prince Humbert

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  • Edition : "Poste del Regno d'Italia", sem-postal stamps of the issue "Marriage of Crown Prince Humbert"; issue of 3 stamp
Note:
The wedding of the Crown Prince Humbert of Savoy (the later King Umberto II of Italy) and Mary Jose of Belgium (daughter of King Albert I of Belgium) took place on the 08 January 1930 in the "Pauline Chapel" inside of the Quirinal Palace ("Palazzo del Quirinale") in Rome.
  • Issue Dates : 08 January 1930
  • Catalogue numbers : Michel No. 325-327; Yvert & Tellier: No. 251-253; Scott: No. 239-241
  • Color : orange - brown - blue
  • Watermark : Italy No.1 (crown)
  • Nominal value : 20 Cent. (Centesimi) - 50+10 Cent. (Centesimi) - 1.25+0.25 Lire
(The surcharge was destined for the Italian Red Cross.)
  • Postal validity : to 31th March 1931
  • Designed by : A. della Torre
  • Printery : "Officina carte valori", Rome
  • Print Process : rotogravure (photogravure)
  • Perforations : block perforation, B 14
  • Stamp Size : printed area of a single stamp without signature line: 37.0 x 21.0 mm


stamps of the issue "Marriage of Crown Prince Humbert, 1930

Michel No. 325, 20 C., mint
Michel No. 325, 20 C., postmarked
Michel No. 326, 50+10 C., mint
Michel No. 326, 50+10 C., postmarked
Michel No. 327, 1.25+0.25 L., mint
Michel No. 327, 1.25+0.25 L., postmarked in Milano 1930

The stamp motives show a portrait of Crown Prince Humbert of Savoy in the uniform of a colonel of the Italian Army and Mary José of Belgium beside of the coats of arms of Belgium (left) and Savoy (right) .