Stamps of the Kingdom of Italy

by Tony Clayton

The 1863 Quindici Stamps printed by Matraire

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Type 2 Subject 16

General Characteristics: 2 or 3 dots to left of P in POSTALE; NW corner ends in a spike.

Type 2

Subject 16 Group 1
White defect near edge of oval level with eyebrow.

Type 2

Subject 16 Group 2
Defect on bottom of SW square; one or two dots near oval level with A in ITALIANA.

Type 2

Subject 16 Group 1
Another example.

Type 2

Subject 16 Group 1
Another example.


Subject 16 Group 3
Small defect at bottom of C in QUINDICI; bottom of top cartouche broken just to right of E.


Subject 16 Group 4
Scratch in shading of medallion above N of QUINDICI.

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