Postage Stamp - Paraguay - 1973

Title

Postage Stamp - Paraguay - 1973

Type

Postage Stamp

Coverage

Paraguay

Date Issued

1973-03-15

Description

Part of a series of stamps issued by Paraguay in 1973 depicting Florentine paintings, this air mail stamp shows a detail from Domenico di Michelino's La commedia illumina Firenze (The Comedy Illuminates Florence). Michelino's fifteenth-century fresco painting is in the cathedral of Florence, Santa Maria del Fiore. In the stamp's upper right corner is "PARAGUAY / AEREO". The denomination is in the lower left corner while the artist and designer are indicated along the bottom: "DOMENICO DI MICHELINO" and "LITO. NACIONAL - PORTO - PORTUGAL".
Denomination: Gs. 20. (20.00 PYG)
Perforation: 14 (comb)
Printing process: Offset lithography

Extent

40 × 52 mm

Bibliographic Citation

Michel 2408
Scott 1497c

Contributor

Domenico di Michelino
Litografia Nacional (Porto, Portugal)

Language

Spanish