Italy 1965 World Championship in Sailing

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  • Edition : "Poste Italiane S.p.A."; 1965; commemorative stamps of the issue "World Championship in Sailing at Alassio and Naples", 1965 at Alassio and Naples in Italy, mainly in the Olympic "Flying-Dutchman"-class; issue of 3 stamp
  • Catalogue number: Michel: No. 1181-1183; Yvert et Tellier: No. 923-925; Scott: No. 990-912
  • Issue Date : 31 May 1965
  • Color : dark rosa/black - blue/black - blueish grey/black
  • Watermark : Italy No 4 ("stars-IV" = multiple stars, tilted, but horizontal aligned)
  • Nominal value : 30 L. (Lire) - 70 L (Lire) - 500 L. (Lire)
  • Postage validity : to 31 December 1966
  • Designed by : Corrado Mancioli (1904-1968)
  • Printed by : "IPS Officina Carte Valori", Rome ("IPS" = "Istituto Poligrafico di Stato")
  • Print Process : rotogravure (photogravure)
  • Perforations : block perforation, B 13¼ : 14
  • Stamp Size : printed area of a single stamp without signature line :
31.5 x 26.5 mm (30 L., 500 L.)
26.5 x 31.5 mm (70 L.)
  • Print Run :
30 L.: 9,222,666 in sheets à 40 stamps
70 L.: 5,862,874 in sheets à 40 stamps
500 L.: 2,391,501 in sheets à 40 stamps


Commemorative stamps of the issue "World Championship in Sailing at Alassio and Naples"
(issue of 3 stamps)

Michel No. 1181, 30 L., mint
Michel No. 1181, 30 L., postmarked
Michel No. 1182, 70 L., mint
Michel No. 1182, 70 L., postmarked
Michel No. 1183, 500 L., mint
Michel No. 1183, 500 L., postmarked


30 L.: The stamp motive shows a drawing with boats of the "Flying Dutchman"-class ("FD-class" at Olympia).
70 L.: The stamp motive shows a drawing with boats of the "5.5 metres"-class ("5.5mR-class" at Olympia).
500 L.: The stamp motive shows a drawing with boats of the "Lightning"-class ("L-class" at Olympia).