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  • Edition : "Poste Italiane S.p.A." of the "Repubblica Italiana", commemorative stamps of the issue "Europa 1957", series of 2 stamps
  • Catalogue Numbers: Michel: No. 973 + 974; Yvert et Tellier: No. 731 + 732; Scott: No. 715 + 716
  • Issue Date : 16 September 1957
  • Color : multicolored
  • Watermark : Italy No. 4 (stars-II)
  • Nominal Value : 25 L. (Lire) + 60 L. (Lire)
  • Postal Validity : to 31-12-1958
  • Designed by : Corrado Mancioli (1904-1968)
  • Printed by : "I.P.S. Officina carte valori", Rome ("IPS" = "Instituto Poligrafico di Stato")
  • Print Process : photolithography
  • Perforations :
comb perforation, K 14¼ : 14 (25 L.)
comb perforation, K 13¼ : 13 (60 L.)
  • Stamp Size : (printed area of a single stamp without signature line): 21.0 x 36.0 mm
  • Print Run : 10,800,000 each in sheets à 50 stamps


Commemorative stamp of the issue "Europa 1957"

Michel No. 992, 60 L., postmarked in Florence, 07 Oct 1957
Michel No. 993, 25 L., postmarked


The stamp motives show a letter "E" formed by the flags of the member states of the then European Community.