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Romagna

Thursday, September 1, 1859

Italian State 8

Rom1
  Romagna #1 reprint
see below
 

Imperforate, colored hand-made paper, no watermark, typography.
Printed by Tipografia Governativa Della Volpe e Del Sassi of Bologna.

The design is printed in black, colors refer to the color of the paper
Description # printed Scott # SG Mi
½ bajocco straw
78,000 1   1
1 bajocco drab
125,400 2   2
2 bajocchi buff
93,000 3   3
3 bajocchi dark green
60,000 4   4
4 bajocchi fawn
90,000 5   5
5 bajocchi gray violet
46,800 6   6
6 bajocchi yellow green
15,000 7   7
8 bajocchi rose
21,000 8   8
20 bajocchi gray green
6,000 9   9

All issue quantities are approximate.

Joined the unified Italy on March 25, 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.

Image from David Olson.
The site states,"This stamp is reprint. Several of the little "Y's" between the circles in the corners are broken. Two of the dots outside the circles are missing, one at the upper right corner, another at the lower right right corner. These are the signs of the reprints, per Scott catalog".

FI ref: 85 Page credit: JA

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