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Tobler, the Swiss chocolate company, issued these poster stamps as no. 370 in their "Poets and Philosophers" series.Both stamps use the "somewhat oldwomanly likeness" of Dante drawn by Stefano Tofanelli and engraved by Raffaello Morghen in the…

This poster stamp, likely from around 1920, is in the style of Delandre, pseudonym of Gaston Fontanille, and may have been issued by him.The stamp depicts Cesare Zocchi's 1896 monument to Dante in Trent with the flag of the Kingdom of Italy…
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