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Sicily

Saturday, January 1, 1859

Italian State 7

Sicily Scott #1
  Sicily, Two Sicilies Scott #13, plate 3 pos. 41  

Imperforate, machine-made paper, no watermark, engraved.
Printed by Francesco Lao in Palermo.


Listed in Scott under Two Sicilies
Description Plates # printed # sold Scott #
½ grano orange
2 235,000 137,561 10
1 grano dark brown
3 540,000 443,056 11
1 grano olive green
12
2 grana blue
3 1,650,000 1,447,101 13
5 grana deep rose
2 200,000 95,388 14
5 grana vermilion
15
10 grana dark blue
1 100,000 78,892 16
20 grana dark gray violet
1 100,000 42,071 17
50 grana dark brown red
1 25,000 7,174 18

All issue quantities are approximate.

The Two Sicilies were comprised of the island of Sicily and the lower half of the Appenine Peninsula on the Italian mainland. See Naples and Neapolitan Provinces for the other stamps issued.

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

FI ref: 77 Page credit: JA

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