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  • Edition : "Poste del Regno d'Italia", express stamps of 1925 ; issue of 2 stamp
  • Issue Dates : February 1925 (2 L.) or June 1925 (70 C.)
  • Catalogue numbers : Michel No. 213+228; Yvert & Tellier: No. E7+E10; Scott No. E4+E7
  • Color : red, red/blue
  • Watermark : Italy No.1 (crown)
  • Nominal value : 70 Cent. (Centesimi). 2 Lire
  • Postal validity : to 31th Octobre 1926
  • Designed by :
Alberto Repettati (70 C., design + engraving)
N.Leoni (2 Lire, design), Alberto Repettati (2 Lire, engraving)
  • Printery : "Officina carte valori", Turin
  • Print Process : letterpress printing
  • Perforations : comb perforation, K 14
  • Print Run : 90,000 in sheets à 50 stamps (both)</>


Express stamps of 1925

Michel No. 228, 70 C., postmarked in Gorizia, 29 Sep 1925
Michel No. 213, 2 L.. postmarked

70 C.: The stamp motive shows a frontal effigy of King Victor Emanuel III of Italy in standing oval. The depicted stamp is postmarked in Gorizia, 29.09.1925 (Gorizia in Italy, ex-Austria-Hungary; German name "Görz;, a border town to the contemporary Slovenia; this town is parted since the end of the WWII in an Italian part and in an Slovenian (ex-Yugoslavian) part). 2 L.: The stamp motive shows a side effigy of King Victor Emanuel III of Italy in standing oval (type Leoni).