Stamps of the Kingdom of Italy

by Tony Clayton

The 1863 Quindici Stamps printed by Matraire

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Type 2 Subject 20

General Characteristics: White fault in oval at 1 o'clock; vertical dash near NE corner; dash above first O of BOLLO


Subject 20 Group 1
Large frame break under U of QUINDICI.

Type 2

Subject 20 Group 2
Dot to right of nostril; break in frame and cartouche at bottom right of ITALIANO; dot above and to left of right cartouche.


Subject 20 Group 3
Cartouche broken over ST of POSTALE.


Subject 20 Group 4
Dot between frame and cartouche below NO of ITALIANO; top cartouche broken above OS.

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