Luigi Guanella Commemorative Postage Stamp

by the Italian Post Office

On October 19, 2004 the Poste Italiane introduced its commemorative postage stamp honoring the work of Bl. Luigi Guanella (Opera Don Guanella). The five-color stamp was designed by Rita Fantini and Tiziana Trinca and shows a portrait of Blessed Luigi Guanella and the Basilica of St. Joseph located on the Via Aurelia Antica in Rome. The stamp is worth € 0,45. For more information, visit the Poste Italiane online at

This is what the stamp itself and the postmark look like:


This is what the First Day Cover looks like:

Finally, this is what the Postal Card looks like:

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