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This miniature sheet, designed by Jean-Louis Puvilland, was issued by Guinea as part of a series celebrating the 1990 FIFA World Cup held in Italy. The sheet shows the Italsat satellite, St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, and the Arch of Peace in…

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This postage stamp was issued by Guinea as part of a series celebrating the 1990 FIFA World Cup held in Italy. The air mail stamp, designed by Jean-Louis Puvilland, is a collage of images: the 1990 FIFA World Cup logo, the World Cup trophy, a soccer…

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This first day cover was issued by Roma. The cachet shows a photographic reproduction of the Naples Bust of Dante within a gold-embossed frame, the left side of which is in the style of stamp perforations. Below the frame is "Centenario Fondazione…

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This first day cover was issued by Capitolium (no. 683). The cachet features Raphael's portrait of Dante from the artist's fresco Disputation of the Holy Sacrament in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. Surrounding the portrait is text as follows:…

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This first day cover was issued by ALA (no. 806) and features Gustave Doré's portrait of Dante with a red overprint of a book titled "DIVINA / COMMEDIA" and a smoldering oil lamp. Below the portrait is "CENTENARIO SOCIETÀ / DANTE ALIGHIERI" (Dante…

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This bulletin was issued by the Italian Amministrazione delle Poste e delle Telecomunicazioni (no. 10/90). The bulletin includes information, written by Italo Borzi, about the 1990 Italy postage stamp celebrating the centenary of the Società Dante…

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This first day cover was issued by Roma-Luxor (IT. 458). The cachet shows a photographic reproduction of the Naples Bust of Dante within a gold-embossed circle with the phrase "SOCIETA DANTE ALIGHIERI CENTENARIO DELLA FONDAZIONE" (Dante Alighieri…

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These first day covers were issued by Filagrano. Both cachets feature the same design showing Dante with a globe and stack of books, however the "Gold" series cachet is printed on a small sheet of rayon that is affixed to the envelope within a…

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This maximum card was issued by Golden Italia as "Edizione «Roma» no 769 Italia". The card features a black and white photograph of the Naples Bust of Dante, the 1990 Italy postage stamp commemorating the centenary of the Società Dante Alighieri, and…

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This postage stamp was issued by Italy to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Società Dante Alighieri in 1990. The stamp shows a bust of Dante (based on the Naples Bust), an open book, and a globe, symbolizing the goals of the society in spreading…

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This series of poster stamps or stickers presumably was issued by or for the Società Dante Alighieri in the 1990s. Each stamp features Giotto's portrait of Dante, the letters "SDA" along the left side, and the year of issue at the bottom.

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This circular cancellation features a portrait of Dante—based on the Naples Bust—with a globe and open book. The design echoes the 1990 Italian postage stamp issued to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Società Dante Alighieri. Around the central…
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