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Modena

Tuesday, June 1, 1852

Italian State 4

Mod1
  Modena #1  

Imperforate, colored machine-made paper, no watermark, typography.
Printed by Typographic Office of the Modena Finance Department.

The design is printed in black, colors refer to the color of the paper.
Description Dot after value # printed Remainders Scott #
5 centesimi green
No
1,932,720 700,651 1
Yes
6
5 centesimi olive green
Yes
6a
10 centesimi rose
No
526,080 106,615 2
Yes
7
15 centesimi yellow
No
838,080 145,902 3
25 centesimi buff
No
998,160 495,276 4
40 centesimi blue
No
501,600 254,503 5
Yes
8
40 centesimi pale blue
No
17,280 372 5a
Watermark 157 (Large letter A)
1 lira black
Yes
48,000 41,710 9

All issue quantities are approximate.

Joined the unified Italy on March 16, 1860. Stamps of Sardinia were valid until Italy issued stamps on February 24, 1862.

Much more information is available in both Italian and English at Antichi Stati Italiani.

There is a summary of Italian State Issues here.

Image from David Olson.

FI ref: 41 Page credit: JA

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