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These first day covers were issued by Filagrano. The "Gold" series cachet is printed on a small sheet of rayon that is affixed to the envelope within a printed gold frame with "Piazza dei Signori / Verona" at the top. The cachet shows a photographic…

This first day cover was issued by Filagrano. The cachet shows a full-length portrait of Dante holding a book on which is written the text of Paradiso 1:1–2: "La gloria di colui che tutto muove / per l'universo penetra e risplende" (The glory of…

These first day covers were issued by Filagrano. One cachet features Gustave Doré's illustration for Paradiso 14:103-105, "The Cross." Surrounding the cachet is text as follows: vertically, on the left: "first day cover"; at the top: "REPUBBLICA…

These first day covers were issued by Filagrano. The "Gold" series cachet is printed on a small sheet of rayon that is affixed to the envelope within a printed blue-green frame with "ITALIA" at the top. On the cachet itself is text as follows: "Vo…

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…