Italy 1944 Destroyed monuments - Express

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  • Edition : "Poste del Regno d'Italia"; Italian Social Republic; 1944; express stamp of the issue "Destroyed Monuments - Express"; Cathedral of Palermo (Sicily); issue of 1 stamp
  • Catalogue number: Michel: No. 662; Yvert et Tellier: E6 (IT-RSI); Scott: No. E3 (IT-RSI)
  • Issue Date : 05 June 1944
  • Color : green
  • Watermark : Italy No 1 (crown)
  • Nominal value : 1.25 Lire
  • Postage validity : to 31 December 1945
  • Printed by : "Officina Carte Valori", Rome and Novara
  • Print Process : rotogravure (photogravure)
  • Perforations : block perforation, B 14
  • Stamp Size : printed area of a single stamp : 37.0 x 20.5 mm
  • Print Run : 20,000,000 in sheets à 50 stamps
  • Variant : reversed watermark


Commemorative stamps of the issue "Destroyed Monuments - Express"
(issue of 1 stamp)

Michel No. 662, 1.25 L., mint
Michel No. 662, 1.25 L., postmarked in Brescia (?), 01-1944


The stamp motive shows the Cathedral of Palermo (Sicily) from bird's eye perspective.