Italy 1936 17th Milan Trade Fair

From Stamps of the World
  • Edition : "17th Milan Trade Fair"
  • Catalogue numbers: Michel: No. 543-546; Yvert et Tellier: No. 374-377; Scott: No. 355-358
  • Issue Date : 23 March 1936
  • Colors : red - sepia to brown - purple blue to violet - azure to blue
  • Watermark : Italy No. 1 (crown)
  • Nominal values : 20 Cent. (Centesimi) - 30 Cent. (Centesimi) - 50 Cet. (Centesimi) - 1.25 Lire
  • Postage validity : to 31-12-1936
  • Designed by : Manlio (Manilo) Parrini (1901-1968)
  • Printed by : "IPS Officina Carte Valori"), ? ("IPS" = "Instituto Poligrafico di Stato") (it has given several)
  • Print Process : rotogravure
  • Perforations : block perforation, B 14
  • Stamp Size : 37.0 x 21.0 mm (printed area of a single stamp); 40 x 24 mm (entire stamp)
Michel No. 543, mint stamp
Michel No. 543, stamp postmarked at the railway line Roma-Bologna in 1936
Michel No. 544, mint stamp
Michel No. 545, mint stamp
Michel No. 546, mint stamp
Michel No. 546, stamp postmarked in Turin, 18-06-1936

"A." = "Anno"
1936 was the year XIV of the Fascist calendar.


20 C. + 1.25 L. : The stamp motive shows a decorated needle as symbol of commerce sticked in a map of Italy.
30 C. + 50 C. : The stamp motive shows a symbol for "industry and agriculture".