Stamps of the Kingdom of Italy

by Tony Clayton


The 1863 Quindici Stamps printed by Matraire


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Type 2 Subject 17

General Characteristics: Flaw in top left limb of T in POSTALE; dot in margin level with O in FRANCO; small dot on top of D in QUINDICI; small dot in top margin left of P.

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Subject 17 Group 1
White defect above C in SE square.

None

Subject 17 Group 2
White scratch through lower frame, cartouche and last I of QUINDICI; break in oval below point of beard.

Type 2

Subject 17 Group 3
Break in middle diagonal of N in QUINDICI.

None

Subject 17 Group 4
Line across top right corner of bottom frame; top of 5 in NE corner very thin; two dots in SW spandrel above Q.

Type 2

Subject 17 Group 3
Break in middle diagonal of N in QUINDICI. (another example)


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1863 Matraire issue Type 2 Subject 17
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