Varieties in the Postage Stamps of Italy

by Tony Clayton

Umberto I overprinted issue of 1890-91

Three values of the Umberto issue were overprinted with a new value. The 5 centesimi green was overprinted 2 Cmi, and on one stamp of the sheet the base of the 2 is much thinner than normal.

Thin foot

Normal overprint on the left; 'Thin foot' overprint on the right
Sassone 56/56b.

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