Stamps of the Kingdom of Italy

by Tony Clayton


The 1863 Quindici Stamps printed by Matraire


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Type 2 Subject 22

General Characteristics: Cartouche broken above and to left of C in QUINDICI; white 'quiff' at the back of the head above parting.

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Subject 22 Group 1
Dot in right margin level with T, and cartouche broken over TA, in ITALIANO.

Type 2

Subject 22 Group 2
3-dotted I variety

Last I of QUINDICI broken into 3 dots, and C defective; white flaw at 8 o'clock of NW corner

Type 2

Subject 22 Group 2
3-dotted I variety

Another example

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Subject 22 Group 3
Defect low left on Q; dot in left margin level with first O in BOLLO.

Type 2

Subject 22 Group 4
Inner frame broken after O in ITALIANO, and outer frame above NO; frame line above S in POSTALE broken.


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1863 Matraire issue Type 2 Subject 22
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