Observations on a fake airplane overprint on 15 Piastres air stamp

One of the biggest nightmares of Lebanese stamp collectors is…

The Healing Mountain

                 The Healing Mountain         …

SANTELLI & MICCIARELLI
1846/1847 The Beirut-Jerusalem private postal service

A brief prologue: Tito Vespasiano Micciarelli was born in Senigallia in 1811, participated in the attempted revolution in central Italy in 1831 and was forced into exile in Belgium and France. Returning to Italy yielding to the government’s proposals became Pontifical's secret informer.