Italy 1949 Domenico Cimarosa

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  • Edition : "Poste Italiane S.p.A."; commemorative stamps of the issue "200th Anniversary of birth of Domenico Cimarosa" (1749-1801, Italian composer); issue of 1 stamp
  • Catalogue number: Michel: No. 788; Yvert et Tellier: No. 553; Scott: No. 530
  • Issue Date : 28 December 1949
  • Color : blackish violet
  • Watermark : Italy No. 3-I ("Routa ND" = winged weel with wing upon to right)
  • Postage Validity : to 31 December 1950
  • Designed by : E. Pizzi
  • Printed by : "IPS Officina Carte Valori", Rome ("IPS" = "Istituto Poligrafico di Stato")
  • Print Process : rotogravure (photogravure)
  • Perforation : block perforation, B 14 : 14¼
  • Stamp Size : (printed area of a single stamp without signature line): 21.5 x 27.5 mm
  • Print Run : 1,976,000 in sheets à 60 stamps (8 stamps in 8 rows, 4 fields remained empty)


Commemorative stamp of the issue "200th Anniversary of birth of Domenico Cimarosa":

Michel No. 788, 20 L., mint
Michel No. 788, 20 L., postmarked


The stamp motive shows a portrait of Domenico Cimarosa beside a lyre.