Stamps of the Kingdom of Italy

by Tony Clayton


The 1863 Quindici Stamps printed by Matraire


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Type 2 Subject 21

General Characteristics: Break in cartouche below LI of ITALIANO

s21g1

Subject 21 Group 1
Dot on right side of A in POSTALE; dot before C in FRANCO.

s21g2

Subject 21 Group 2
Dot close to cartouche above AL of ITALIANO.

Type 2

Subject 21 Group 3
Defective RA in FRANCO plus break in cartouche below; large break in oval above second I in QUINDICI; break in top cartouche at bottom left with frame break below.

None

Subject 21 Group 4
Coloured scratches across SW corner across 15 and further right.

Type 2

Subject 21 Group 3
Defective RA in FRANCO plus break in cartouche below; large break in oval above second I in QUINDICI; break in top cartouche at bottom left with frame break below. (second example)


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