Bike Stamps from Italy

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Italian postage stamps designed by E. Consolazione, R. Cuzzani, and A. de Stefani in 1967 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Giro d’Italia cycling championship.

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Ciclisti in volata – Racing cyclists in the general classification of the Giro. The overall winner of the Giro d’Italia wears the maglia rosa (“pink jersey”)
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Ciclisti in salita – Cyclists climbing uphill in the mountains classification of the Giro. The best climber in the mountain stages wears the maglia verde (“green jersey”).

*Huge thanks to Wes for the scans!

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