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Vatican City

1st August 1929

Europe 48

Vat1
Vat8
 
Design 1
Design 2
 
  #1 #8  

perf 14, no wmk, engraved
Printed at the Italian Govt. Printing Works

Description   Scott# SG# Mi# Y&T#  
Design 1, engraved, surface-coloured paper
50 centesimi dark brown and pink   1 1   26  
10c dark and light green   2 2   27  
20c violet and lilac   3 3   28  
25c dark and light blue   4 4   29  
30c indigo and yellow   5 5   30  
50c indigo and salmon buff   6 6   31  
75c brown carmine and gray   7 7   32  
Design 2, photogravure, white paper
80c carmine rose   8 8   33  
1.25 lira dark blue   9 9   34  
2l olive brown   10 10   35  
2.50l red-orange   11 11   36  
5l dark green   12 12   37  
10l olive black   13 13   38  

The Yvert & Tellier catalogue starts at #26 because the listing carries on from the Roman (or Papal) States.

Wikipedia: Vatican City is a walled enclave within the city of Rome. With an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of 842 (CIA—The World Factbook, retrieved July 2014), it is the smallest state in the world by both area and population.

Sources: ScC, SGP8, YTC.

Images from David Olson, ebay.

FI ref: 560 Page credit: NB

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