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    = Understood to be a current stamp printer.

 First postage stamp issued: 1851. 

A. Agostini, Milan.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1937 for Venezuela.



I. G. A. Barbarino Giaeve, Genoa.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1921 for Turkey.



Bertieri e Vanzetti, Milan.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1919 for Fiume.

In 1923, this printer produced for the Club Alpino Italiano "Cinquant'anni di vita della sezione di Milano. 1873-1923", making them appear to be book printers.


Bestelli e Tuminelli, Milan.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1929 for the Aegean Islands.


Chiamenti Print Works, Verona.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1943 (Overprints for the Italian Social Republic).


Consorti Printery, Rome.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1921(B.L.P. overprints on Italy).


Danezi, Rome.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1920 for Fiume.


Grafiche Coen, Milan.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1920 for Marienwerder.



Grand Didier e Bruno, Turin.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1894 for San Marino.


Grand Ducal Printing Office, Florence.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1851 for Tuscany.


Doublet e Decoppet, Rome.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1852 for Papal States.


Government Printing Works
(See OCV, IPS and IPZS below.)


Istituto Poligrafico di Stato, Rome.
English language translation of name: The State Polygraphic Institute.
Abbreviation known by: IPS.
Founded: 1928.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1929 for Italy.  
 
IPS was founded by the Italian Government under law number 2744 on 6 December 1928, moving to Rome that year. It had formerly existed in Turin as the Government Official Papers Office.

Entry continued under Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca di Stato [IPZS].


Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato SpA, Rome. 
English language translation of name: The State Printers and Minters.
Abbreviation known by: IPZS.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1979 for Italy. 
Main printing process(es): Photogravure, litho, recess, screen, typo.
                         

I.P.S. commenced responsibility for minting Italian coins from 1979 (on the occasion of their golden anniversary) and so added the "Z" (Zecca - minting) to their name and became I.P.Z.S. 


F. Lao, Palermo.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1857 for Sicily.



G. de Maja, [where? Naples?]
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1858 for Naples.



F. Matraire, Turin.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1851 for Sardinia, 1861 for Neapolitan Provinces, 1862 Italy.



L'Officina Calcografica Italiana, Rome.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1906 for Italy.



Officina Governativa Carte Valori, Turin until 1928, then Rome.
English language translation of name: Government Printing Works.

First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1865 for Italy.


Officine Grafiche Coen, Milan.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1920 for Marienwerder.



Olimpia SpA, Rome.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1966 for Libya.



Pellas Brothers, Genoa.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1866 for Egypt.



E. Petiti Printery, Rome.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1906 for Italy.



Poligrafica e Carte Valori, Ercolano, Naples.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1969 for Kuwait.



Richter e Co., Naples.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1944 for Italy.


This company is best known for the work that it undertook for the Allied Military Government and the Badoglio regime after 1943.

They had actually produced more philatelically interesting items in the former years, having printed forces postcards in World War One, as well as semi-official cards for exhibitions, etc. 


Rossi-Ubaldi, Parma.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1852 for Parma.


The company was still in existence in 1911 and they would appear to have been book printers. "Problemi di educazione domestica e sociale: discorso letto Nell'Aula Magna dell'Universita di Parma addi 5 novembre 1910 per l'inaugurazione dell'anno accademico", published by the University of Parma, appeared at that time.


S. P. Poligrafico e CV, Ercolano, Naples.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: [when?] for Italy.



Staderini Carte Valori SPA, Rome.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1924 for Italy.


This company is known to have published books, including those about music. Believed to be / have been part of De La Rue.


State Stamp Office, Modena.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1852 for Modena.



Turati, Lombardi E.C., Milan.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: [when?].




C. Vincenzi, Modena.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1859 for Modena.



Volpe e del Sassi, Bologna.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1859 for Romagna.


The company would appear to be book printers, as "Catalogo della prima (seconda, terza, quarta) parte della Biblioteca appartenuta al Sig.r March. Costabili di Ferrara" appeared in 1858/9, around the time of the stamp production.


Zanardini e Co., Trieste.
First stamp(s) traced by compiler: 1919 for Fiume.