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Vatican City



FIRST STAMPS Italy from 1870 to 1929.

FIRST STAMPS ISSUED 1 August 1929.


CURRENCY

1 August 1929.



By the Lateran Treaty of 11 February 1929 the temporal power which the Pope had lost in 1870 was restored by the creation of the state of Vatican City in the heart of Rome.


The Vatican has continued to issue stamps throughout the ensuing years and has remained the temporal base of the Pope.




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