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Postage stamps and postal history of Vatican City

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The Vatican post office has operated its own postal service and issued its own postage stamps since 1929. [1]

19 relations: Curia, Definitive stamp, Index of Vatican City-related articles, Italy, Jubilee (Christianity), Michel catalog, National Postal Museum, Overprint, Papal coats of arms, Philatelic and Numismatic Office of the Vatican City State, Pope Pius XI, Pope Pius XII, Postage stamp, Postal history, Poste Vaticane, Rome, Semi-postal stamp, Universal Postal Union, Vatican City.

Curia

Curia (Latin plural curiae) in ancient Rome referred to one of the original groupings of the citizenry, eventually numbering 30, and later every Roman citizen was presumed to belong to one.

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Definitive stamp

A definitive stamp is a postage stamp that is part of the regular issue of a country's stamps, available for sale by the post office for an extended period of time and designed to serve the everyday postal needs of the country.

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Index of Vatican City-related articles

This is an index of Vatican City-related topics.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Jubilee (Christianity)

In Judaism and Christianity, the concept of the Jubilee is a special year of remission of sins and universal pardon.

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Michel catalog

The Michel catalog (MICHEL-Briefmarken-Katalog) is the largest and best-known stamp catalog in the German-speaking world.

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National Postal Museum

The National Postal Museum, located opposite Union Station in Washington, D.C., United States, was established through joint agreement between the United States Postal Service and the Smithsonian Institution and opened in 1993.

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Overprint

An overprint is an additional layer of text or graphics added to the face of a postage stamp, banknote or postal stationery after it has been printed.

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Papal coats of arms

Papal coats of arms are the personal coat of arms of popes of the Catholic Church.

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Philatelic and Numismatic Office of the Vatican City State

The Philatelic and Numismatic Office of the Vatican City State (Ufficio Filatelico e Numismatico) is responsible for issuing Vatican postal stamps and Vatican coins.

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Pope Pius XI

Pope Pius XI, (Pio XI) born Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti (31 May 1857 – 10 February 1939), was head of the Catholic Church from 6 February 1922 to his death in 1939.

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Pope Pius XII

Pope Pius XII (Pio XII), born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (2 March 18769 October 1958), was the Pope of the Catholic Church from 2 March 1939 to his death.

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Postage stamp

A postage stamp is a small piece of paper that is purchased and displayed on an item of mail as evidence of payment of postage.

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Postal history

Postal history is the study of postal systems and how they operate and, or, the study of the use of postage stamps and covers and associated postal artifacts illustrating historical episodes in the development of postal systems.

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Poste Vaticane

Poste Vaticane is an organization responsible for postal service in Vatican City.

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Rome

Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).

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Semi-postal stamp

A semi-postal stamp or semipostal stamp, also known as a charity stamp, is a postage stamp issued to raise money for a particular purpose (such as a charitable cause) and sold at a premium over the postal value.

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Universal Postal Union

The Universal Postal Union (UPU, Union postale universelle), established by the Treaty of Bern of 1874, is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that coordinates postal policies among member nations, in addition to the worldwide postal system.

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Vatican City

Vatican City (Città del Vaticano; Civitas Vaticana), officially the Vatican City State or the State of Vatican City (Stato della Città del Vaticano; Status Civitatis Vaticanae), is an independent state located within the city of Rome.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postage_stamps_and_postal_history_of_Vatican_City

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