Stamps of the Kingdom of Italy

by Tony Clayton


The 1863 Quindici Stamps printed by Matraire


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Type 2 Subject 19

General Characteristics: Lines and dots in top margin; tiny dot near bottom of second I in QUINDICI; small dot near first C; dot to left of 1 in SW square.

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Subject 19 Group 1
Breaks in bottom cartouche above and to left of first I.

None

Subject 19 Group 2
No lower serif on C in NW corner; dot inside right end of bottom cartouche

Type 2

Subject 19 Group 3
Flaw in frame and cartouche under F of FRANCO; flaw in top left corner of NW square; dot on outside of right frame above second A

None

Subject 19 Group 4
Break in cartouche under last I of QUINDICI; dot in NE spandrel just below first I of ITALIANO.

Type 2

Subject 19 Group 3
Flaw in frame and cartouche under F of FRANCO; flaw in top left corner of NW square; dot on outside of right frame above second A (second example)


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1863 Matraire issue Type 2 Subject 19
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