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1877 Number

  2 c green
  2 c blue (1892)
  2 c red (1895)

These stamps have watermark 'Crown' and perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 c green **** 
2 c blue**** 
2 c red** 

 

1877 Arms

  5 c orange
  5 c olive (1892)
  5 c green (1899)
  10 c blue
  10 c green (1892)
  10 c red (1899)
  15 c red (1892)
  20 c red
  20 c lilac (1894)
  25 c red
  25 c blue (1899)
  30 c brown
  30 c orange (1892)
  40 c violet
  40 c brown (1892)
  45 c green (1892)
  65 c brown (1892)
  1 L red on yellow (1892)
  1 L blue (1894)
  2 L brown on yellow (1892)
  5 L brown on green (1892)

These stamps have watermark 'Crown' and perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 c orange****** 
5 c olive** 
5 c green** 
10 c blue****** 
10 c green** 
10 c red** 
15 cRR 
20 c red***** 
20 c lilac** 
25 c redR*** 
25 c blue** 
30 c brownRR 
30 c orange** 
40 c violetRR 
40 c brown** 
45 c** 
65 c** 
1 L red on yellow RRRRRR 
1 L blueRRRR 
2 L****** 
5 LRR 

Surcharged

  'Cmi. 5' on 10 c blue (1892)
  'Cmi. 5' on 30 c brown (1892)
  'Cmi. 10' on 20 c red (1892)
  '10 10' on 20 c red (1892)


(Two types of the 5 c on 10 c stamp)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 c on 10 c******6 types: *** to R
5 c on 30 cRRRR6 types: same value
'Cmi. 10' on 20 c******5 types: same value
'10 10' on 20 c***** 

Forgeries, example:

In the above forgery, the perforation is wrong (these stamps should be perforated 14).

Other forgeries (including overprints) can be found in 'The Fournier album of philatelic forgeries'. These forgeries have the the period after 'DIS.' significantly larger than the period after 'REP.'. They also are unwatermarked.

 

1894 Inauguration of new government buildings


(Reduced sizes)

  25 c brown and blue
  50 c brown and red
  1 L brown and green

These stamps have perforation 15 and watermark 'Arms of Savoie' (as used on fiscal stamps of Italy).

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
25 c**** 
50 c****** 
1 L****** 

 

1899 Woman (standing), inland issue

  2 c brown
  2 c lilac (1922)
  5 c orange
  5 c olive (1922)
  10 c orange (1922)
  20 c brown (1922)
  25 c blue (1922)
  45 c red (1922)

These stamps have watermark 'Crown' and perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 c brown**** 
2 c lilaccc 
5 c orange**** 
5 c olivecc 
10 ccc 
20 c** 
25 c** 
45 c** 

 

1903 Number

  2 c lilac
  2 c brown (1921)

War issue (1917) overprinted '1917 Pro combattenti'
  25 on 2 c lilac

These stamps have watemark 'Crown' and perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 c lilac *** 
2 c brownvcc 
25 on 2 c****** 

 

1903 Mount Titano

80 c blue

  5 c green
  5 c olive (1921)
  5 c lilac (1925)
  10 c red
  10 c orange (1921)
  10 c olive (1925)
  15 c green (1922)
  15 c lilac (1925)
  20 c orange
  20 c brown (1921)
  20 c green (1925)
  25 c blue
  25 c grey (1922)
  25 c violet (1925)
  30 c red
  30 c lilac (1922)
  30 c orange (1925)
  40 c red
  40 c brown (1925)
  45 c yellow
  50 c lilac (1923)
  50 c grey (1925)
  60 c red (1925)
  65 c brown
  80 c blue (1922)
  90 c brown (1923)
  1 L green
  1 L blue (1921)
  2 L violet
  2 L red (1921)
  2 L green (1925)
  5 L blue 

These stamps have watemark 'Crown' and perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 c green cc 
5 c olivecc 
5 c lilaccc 
10 c red** 
10 c orangecc 
10 c olivecc 
15 c green** 
15 c lilaccc 
20 c orangeRR 
20 c brown** 
20 c green** 
25 c blue** 
25 c grey** 
25 c violetcc 
30 c red****** 
30 c lilac** 
30 c orangecc 
40 c red**Two shades of red were issued
40 c browncc 
45 c****** 
50 c lilac** 
50 c grey** 
60 c** 
65 c****** 
80 c****** 
90 c****** 
1 L greenRR 
1 L blue****Two shades of blue were issued
2 L violetRRRR 
2 L red****** 
2 L green****** 
5 L blue RRTwo shades of blue were issued

Surcharged
  '1905 15' on 20 c orange (1905)
  'Cent. 75' on 80 c blue (1926)
  'Lire 1,20' on 90 c brown (1926)
  'Lire 1,25' (red) on 90 c brown (1926)
  'Lire 2,50' (red) on 80 c blue (1926)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1905 15 on 20 c ****With '5' placed lower: RR
75 c on 80 c** 
1.20 L on 90 c** 
1.25 L on 90 c**** 
2.50 L on 80 c****** 
War issue (1917) overprinted '1917 Pro combattenti'
  50 on 2 L violet

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
50 c on 2 LRRR 
Overprinted 'ESPRESSO'
  60 c violet

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
60 c** 
Overprinted 'ESPRESSO' and surcharged
  'Lire 1,25' on 60 c violet (1927)
  'Lire 1,85' on 60 c violet (1927)
  'L 1,75' and bars on 'ESPRESSO' on 50 c on 25 c violet (1927)
    (non issued express stamp)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1.25 L on 60 c **** 

 

1907 Arms, new type

  1 c brown
  15 c black
  15 c black (larger size)

Surcharged (1918)
  20 c (red) on 15 c black (larger size)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 ccc 
15 c **** 
15 c (larger size) ****** 
20 c on 15 c** 

 

1918 war issue, inscription 'PRO COMBATTENTI'

  2 c lilac
  5 c green
  10 c red
  20 c orange
  25 c blue
  45 c brown
  1 L green
  2 L violet
  3 L red

These stamps have watermark 'Crown' and perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
2 cc* 
5 cc* 
10 cc* 
20 c** 
25 c** 
45 c** 
1 L****** 
2 L****** 
3 L****** 

Overprinted '3 Novembre 1918'
  20 c orange
  25 c blue
  45 c brown
  1 L green
  2 L violet
  3 L red

The overprint is different on the Lire issues

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
20 c** 
25c** 
45 c** 
1 L**** 
2 L****** 
3 L****** 

Overprinted with bars and value (1924)
  30 c on 45 c brown
  50 c on 1 L green
  1 L on 2 L violet
  2 L on 3 L red

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
30 c on 45 c**** 
50 c on 1 L****** 
1 L on 2 L****** 
2 L on 3 L****** 

Express stamps

1907 Inscription 'ESPRESSO'

  25 c red

Surcharged
  'Cent. 60' on 25 c red (1923)
  'L.1,25' and bars on 'Cent. 60' on 25 c red (1926)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
25 c****** 
60 c on 25 c** 
1.25 L on 60 c on 25 c ** 

 

In 1923 a new express stamp was issued (60 c red, with 5 c surcharge for the red cross), in 1929 two new values were issued 1.25 L green and 2.50 L blue.


Postage due stamps

1897 Number, inscription 'REPUB DI S. MARINO SEGNATASSE'

  5 c green
  10 c green
  30 c green
  50 c green
  60 c green
  1 L brown
  3 L brown (1919)
  5 L brown
  10 L brown

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 c** 
10 c** 
30 c**** 
50 c**** 
60 c****** 
1 L****** 
3 L****** 
5 LRRRR 
10 LRR 

The green stamps were re-issued in brown in 1924 and in blue in 1925. The brown stamps (Lire values) were re-issued in green in 1924 and in orange in 1925. Some surcharges in silver were issued in 1931, example:


Postal Stationery

Example of 1876:


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