Stamps of the Kingdom of Italy

by Tony Clayton

The 1863 Quindici Stamps printed by Matraire

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Type 2 Subject 10

General Characteristics: Small dot between frame and cartouche above QU in QUINDICI; tiny frame scratch below Q

Type 2

Subject 10 Group 1
Dot joining two shading lines below neck.


Subject 10 Group 2
Dot inside C of QUINDICI; break in frame below C.

Type 2

Subject 10 Group 1
Another example.


Subject 10 Group 1
Another example.


Subject 10 Group 3
Outer frame of oval broken below S of POSTALE; right curve of top cartouche defective.

Type 2

Subject 10 Group 4
Dot inside bottom curve of right cartouche; dot before top of C in QUINDICI
Sadly a rather scruffy specimen!

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