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Italian Stamps

Italian Stamps

One of philately’s most interesting areas! Italian stamps begin with those issued by nine different states during the 1850’s. The unified Kingdom of Italy was created on 17 March 1861 and her first stamps, a set of 4 different values were issued during 1862. In 1863 the first truly sophisticated stamps were issued, originally printed by De La Rue then finally by the Government printing works at Turin. Perhaps rather traditional designs dominated the 19th Century but Italian artistic flair soon becomes evident with (arguably) the 1911 Jubilee of the Kingdom of Italy set. A fascination with Air Post services also give us many special stamps including the unusual 1933 Balbo Transatlantic Mass Formation Flight by Flying Boats issue which was sold in strips of three (a registered air express label + ordinary postage stamp + an air mail stamp) with the initials of each of the twenty pilots overprinted once each on a sheet containing twenty of those otherwise identical strips!

Italian Stamps and Topical Collecting

Of all stamp issuing countries Italian stamps have perhaps the deepest pool of artistic endeavour to offer us! Great art and great thinkers have given the stamps of Italy the fullest spectrum of human endeavour; perhaps light on flora and fauna designs Italy does give us characters from Augustus to Mussolini, Leonardo da Vinci to Michelangelo; and the history of modern Europe in miniature from the early Zeppelin flights to the turmoil of war.

Italian Stamps for Sale

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Lot Number: 3913
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 90 - 100
  • Currency guide (USD): 140 - 156
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Lot Number: 1290
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 80 - 100
  • Currency guide (USD): 125 - 156
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Lot Number: 6856
Closing: 02 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 300 - 350
  • Currency guide (USD): 468 - 546
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Lot Number: 1291
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 45 - 50
  • Currency guide (USD): 70 - 78
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Lot Number: 6857
Closing: 02 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 90 - 100
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Lot Number: 1292
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 75 - 85
  • Currency guide (USD): 117 - 133
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Lot Number: 3931
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 280 - 320
  • Currency guide (USD): 437 - 499
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Lot Number: 1293
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 30 - 40
  • Currency guide (USD): 47 - 62
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Lot Number: 1294
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 32 - 35
  • Currency guide (USD): 50 - 55
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Lot Number: 1295
Closing: 09 December 2014

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Lot Number: 1296
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 40 - 45
  • Currency guide (USD): 62 - 70
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Lot Number: 6858
Closing: 02 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 70 - 80
  • Currency guide (USD): 109 - 125
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Lot Number: 6859
Closing: 02 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 80 - 100
  • Currency guide (USD): 125 - 156
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Lot Number: 3932
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 100 - 120
  • Currency guide (USD): 156 - 187
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Lot Number: 1297
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 35 - 38
  • Currency guide (USD): 55 - 59
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Lot Number: 1298
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 33 - 35
  • Currency guide (USD): 51 - 55
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Lot Number: 6860
Closing: 02 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 90 - 100
  • Currency guide (USD): 140 - 156
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Lot Number: 1299
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 50 - 60
  • Currency guide (USD): 78 - 94
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Lot Number: 1300
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 45 - 50
  • Currency guide (USD): 70 - 78
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Lot Number: 6861
Closing: 02 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 50 - 60
  • Currency guide (USD): 78 - 94
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Lot Number: 3933
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 100 - 120
  • Currency guide (USD): 156 - 187
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Lot Number: 1301
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 50 - 60
  • Currency guide (USD): 78 - 94
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Lot Number: 1302
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 40 - 45
  • Currency guide (USD): 62 - 70
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Lot Number: 6862
Closing: 02 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 70 - 80
  • Currency guide (USD): 109 - 125
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Lot Number: 1303
Closing: 09 December 2014

  • Guide price (GBP): 30 - 35
  • Currency guide (USD): 47 - 55
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Rare Italian Stamps
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History of Italian Stamps
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