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For the 125th Veronafil exhibition.

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These first day covers have the same cachet created by Renato Volpini featuring a portrait of Dante within a frame. Below the portrait is a banner with the following text from Purgatorio 1:71: "LIBERTÀ VA / CERCANDO / CH'E SÌ CARA ...." (He is…

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These first day covers were issued by Venetia (nos. 90-1/SM and 90-2/SM).The cachet on 90-1/SM features a portrait of Charon from Gustave Doré's illustration "Charon and the River Acheron" from Inferno 3:82–84 with text as follows: at the top: "PRIMO…

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These first day covers were issued by F.A.I.P. (no. 127). The cachets repeat images found on the San Marino Dante stamps of 1965, themselves reproductions of illustrations by Gustave Doré. One cachet features Doré's portrait of Dante and the other…

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These first day covers were issued by Capitolium (nos. 49 and V. 46/a).The cachet for no. 49 shows a montage of the four illustrations by Gustave Doré used on the San Marino Dante stamps of 1965. The illustrations are as follows: portrait of Dante;…

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These first day covers were issued by ALA (nos. 109 and 110). The cachets show Gustave Doré's illustration from Inferno 3:82–84, "Charon and the River Acheron," with the artist's portrait of Dante printed over part of the illustration. Below the…

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The cachets on these first day covers issued by Rodia feature "The Eagle," Gustave Doré's illustration for Purgatorio 9:29–30 also found on the 130-lire San Marino Dante postage stamp of 1965. The text below the illustrations is as follows: "Dante…

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This postage stamp was issued as part of a joint issue with Italy and Vatican City for the Giornata della Lingua Italiana (Celebration Day of the Italian Language) in 2009. It depicts a scene from the beginning of Inferno in which Dante (accompanied…

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This set of four postage stamps was issued by San Marino to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante's birth. The stamps feature the following illustrations by Gustave Doré: portrait of Dante (LIRE 40; engraved by Z. Vannelli); "Charon and the River…

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This circular cancellation depicts a scene from the beginning of the Inferno in which Dante (accompanied by Virgil in this illustration but not in the text) is blocked by three beasts. The scene is taken from a miniature in Codex Urbinate Latino 365,…
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