Posted 4 years ago
This is a Italian stamped postal card with a Nazism/Fascism postmark (no addressee, reverse is blank with no message)
POSTAGE STAMP: Italy - Scott# 377 / 10 centimes / Commemorative
Topic - "Rostral Column" - Dark Green / Issued Sept. 23, 1937
Commemorative stamp issued for the bimillenary of the birth of Augustus Caesar (Octavianus) - A Rostral Column is a type of victory column erected to commemorate a naval military victory.
POSTMARK: FIRENZE / FERROVIE -9.V.1938- (Florence May 9, 1938)
FVHRER / DVX (Fuhrer / Il Duce) 3-9 MAGGIO 1938 - XVI
** Nazi-Fascist Festivities Week was held in Rome from May 3-9, 1938 and Hitler made a State visit to Rome, on May 5th went to Naples, and on May 9th was in Florence. The postmark was to commemorate this event.