Italy 1953 Arcangelo Corelli

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  • Edition : "Poste Italiane S.p.A."; commemorative stamp of the issue "300th Anniversary of birth of Arcangelo Corelli"; (1653-1713, Italian composer of the Baroque); stamp drawing with a portrait of Arcangelo Corelli after a bust; issue of 1 stamp
  • Catalogue Number: Michel: No. 883; Yvert et Tellier: No. 647; Scott: No. 624
  • Issue Date : 30 May 1953
  • Color : brown
  • Watermark : Italy No. 3-III (= "Routa-ND" or "Routa-III" = winged wheel with wings upon to right)
  • Nominal Value : 25 Lire
  • Postage Validity : to 30-06-1954
  • Printed by : "IPS Officina Carte Valori", Rome ("IPS" = "Istituto Poligrafico di Stato")
  • Print Process : rotogravure (photogravure)
  • Perforations : block perforation, B 14¼ : 14
  • Stamp Size : (printed area of a single stamp without signature line): 21.0 x 37.0 mm
  • Print Run : 3,800,000 stamps in sheets à 50 stamps


Commemorative stamp of the issue "300th Anniversary of birth of Arcangelo Corelli"

Michel No. 883, 25 L., mint
Michel No. 883, 25 L., postmarked


The stamp motive shows a portrait of Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713, composer of the Baroque time) after a bust. The showed stamp was postmarked in Noceto (region Emilia-Romagna, Prov.Parma) on 18-06-1953