Italy 1945 Definitives - Imperiale with overprint 1945

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  • Edition : "Regno del Regno d'Italia", definitive stamps of the issue "Imperiale with overprint, 1945"; issue of 1 stamp

Note:
This overprint stamp should be used for the rate recommended for internal postal transports.

  • Issue Date : 17 March 1945
  • Catalogue numbers :
Michel: No. 669 (= No. 310 from 1929 with overprint); Yvert & Tellier: No. 454 = No. 235 from 1929 with overprint); Scott: No. 460 (= No. 224 from 1929 with overprin)
  • Color : orange with black overprint
  • Watermark : Italy No. 1 (crown)
  • Nominal values : 2.50 L. (Lire) on 1.75 Lire
  • Postage validity : to 11 Jul 1946
  • Designed by : Guilio Cisari (1892-1979)
  • Printed by : "Officina carte valori", Rome (original stamp)
  • Print Process : rotogravure (photogravure)
  • Perforation : block perforation, B 14
  • Print error : On the left side are 6 bars instead of 7, how on the right side
  • Stamp Size : printed area of a single stamp: 17.0 x 21.0 mm


Definitive stamps of the issue "Imperiale with overprint 1945" (1 stamp)

Michel No. 669, 2.50 L., mint
Michel No. 669, 2.50 L., postmarked

The stamp motive shows an effigy of Augustus in the drawing of 1929 with overprint.