Cinderella Stamp - Marca per la ricostruzione

Title

Cinderella Stamp - Marca per la ricostruzione

Type

Cinderella Stamp

Date Issued

1940s

Description

This cinderella stamp was issued between 1945 and 1950 to raise funds for reconstruction after World War II. The Naples Bust of Dante is shown below the text “MARCA PER LA / RICOSTRUZIONE” (reconstruction stamp). Open space was left at the bottom of the stamp where various denominations could be overprinted. The stamp reproduced here has a denomination of “1 DOLLARO” while examples with “50 franchi” and “50 piastre” also are known.

Extent

40 × 24 mm

Language

Italian