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20 January 2020

Federico Fellini Birth Centenary

Italy: Federico Fellini Birth Centenary, 20 January 2020. Images from Poste Italiane.

Centenary of Federico Fellini’s birth

Issue of a stamp belonging to the thematic series “The Italian Excellencies of the Show” dedicated to Federico Fellini, on the centenary of his birth.

Edited by the Philatelic Center of the Operational Directorate of the Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato S.pA.

The cartoon reproduces a self-portrait of Federico Fellini from the “Book of Dreams”, a diary that the director kept from the sixties until 1990 in which he noted his dreams in the form of drawings, a journey in his boundless creativity.

Issue date: January 20, 2020
Stamp B value equal to 1.10

Two postcards related to the issue of the stamp are available, one with cancellation from the Rimini post office and one with cancellation from the Cinecittà est post office.

For the occasion, an A4 format folder with three horizontal leaves was also created, containing a block of stamps, a single stamp, a stamp dedicated to Federico Fellini issued on 20 October 2010, a canceled and stamped postcard and a first day envelope of issue, at a cost of 16 euros.

Designed to contain the new stamp, the 5.3 x 8.5 cm philatelic card is individually wrapped and laminated. In this way, the stamp inserted inside will remain intact and can be kept for a long time.

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