(Teleborsa) – The centenary of the foundation of Guzzi motorcycles is a moment of great pride for the whole Italian industry, which is celebrated today with the issue by the Ministry of Economic Development, of a ordinary postage stamp dedicated to the House of the eagle.
Distributed by Poste Italiane and printed by the State Printing and Mint Institute with a circulation of one million copies, in rotogravure, on white paper, neutral coated, non-fluorescent self-adhesive, the stamp belongs to the thematic series “the Excellencies of the productive and economic system”And represents the evolution of Moto Guzzi motorcycles throughout its centuries-old history. The sketch was edited by Philatelic Center of the Operational Direction of the Polygraphic Institute and State Mint.
The vignette reproduces the first Moto Guzzi, the 1921 Normale, together with the last born, the V7 Stone in the special celebratory “Centenary” livery of 2021; the logo of the Moto Guzzi centenary is reproduced in the upper part, while the design of the characteristic transverse 90 ° V-twin engine stands out in the background, a unique configuration in the world. The stamp is completed by the writing “ITALIA” and the tariff indication “B zone 1”, with a value of 1.15 €.
The “first day of issue” cancellation will be available at the post office in Mandello del Lario and at the Spazio Filatelia Genova.
The postage stamp and related philatelic products, postcards, cards and illustrative bulletins will be available at the Post Offices with a philatelic counter, the Philatelic Spaces in Florence, Genoa, Milan, Naples, Rome, Rome1, Turin, Trieste, Venice Verona and on the post office site. it.
For the occasion, two philatelic folders were created, one in A4 format with three panels, containing the single stamp, the quatrain of stamps, a canceled and franked postcard, a first day cover and a philatelic card, at the price of 18 €, and one in A5 format with double leaf, inside, two postcards stamped and canceled, at the price of 9 €.