Italy 1965 20th Anniversary of Italian Resistance

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  • Edition : "Poste Italiane S.p.A."; 1965; commemorative stamps of the issue "20th Anniversary of Italian Resistance" issue of 6 stamps
  • Catalogue numbers: Michel: No. 1174-1179; Yvert et Tellier: No. 916-921; Scott: No. 903-908
  • Issue Date : 24 April 1965
  • Colors : black - red/black/green - dark red lilac - blue - red - green/red
  • Watermark : Italy No 4 ("stars-IV" = multiple stars, tilded, but horizontal aligned)
  • Nominal values :<br /
10 L. (Lire) - 15 Lire -30 L. (Lire) - 70 L. (Lire) - 115 L. (Lire) - 130 L. (Lire)
  • Postage validity : to 31 December 1966
  • Designed by :
- 10 L.: Guilio Veroi (1926-2013)
- 15 L.: G.Savini
- 30 L.: Renato Ferrini (1910-2005)
- 70 L.: R.Penzulli
- 115 L.: Guilio Veroi (1926-2013)
- 130 L.: Renato Ferrini (1910-2005)
  • 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 :
29.0 x 36.5 mm (10 L., 15 L., 30 L.)
36.5 mm x 20.0 (70 L., 115 L., 130 L.)
  • Print Run :
- 10 L.: 14,871,202 in sheets à 50 stamps
- 15 L.: 14,853,752 in sheets à 50 stamps
- 30 L.: 9,956,406 in sheets à 50 stamps
- 70 L.: 4,963,471 in sheets à 50 stamps
- 115 L.: 4,945,080 in sheets à 50 stamps
- 130 L.: 4,993,114 in sheets à50 stamps


Commemorative stamps of the issue "20th Anniversary of Italian Resistance"
(issue of 10 stamps)

Michel No. 1174, 10 L., mint
Michel No. 1174, 10 L., postmarked
Michel No. 1175, 15 L., mint
Michel No. 1175, 15 L., postmarked
Michel No. 1176, 30 L., mint
Michel No. 1176, 30 L., postmarked
Michel No. 1177, 70 L., mint
Michel No. 1177, 70 L., postmarked
Michel No. 1178, 115 L., mint
Michel No. 1178, 115 L., postmarked
Michel No. 1179, 130 L., mint
Michel No. 1179, 130 L., postmarked


10 L.: The stamp motive shows a drawing to the topic "Concentration camp".
15 L.: The stamp motive shows a drawing to the topic "Liberation Army".
30 L.: The stamp motive shows a drawing to the topic "Symbol of the Persecutes".
70 L..: The stamp motive shows a drawing to the topic "Resistance in the mountains".
115 L.: The stamp motive shows a drawing to the topic "Resistance in the cities".
130 L.: The stamp motive shows a drawing to the topic "City martyrs" (ruins ?) and a flag of Italy.