A couple of days ago the limited-edition philatelic folder, autographed by artist and master Giorgio Cavazzano, was presented at Milanofil by Poste Italiane. The folder also contains a lithography “L’inferno di Topolino” (“Mickey’s Inferno”), created to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the publication of the cartoon of the same name in 1949.
As well as the lithography, the folder contains a stamp from the series “The excellences of the productive and economic system: 90th anniversary of the production and development of Disney cartoons in Italy. Mickey Mouse Dante”, issued on 3 November 2017, and a personalised envelope with the same stamp. Only 2000 numbered and certified copies of this exclusive Poste Italiane product have been printed and they were immediately snapped up.
THE FOLDER AND LITHOGRAPHY WERE PRINTED BY FAENZA GROUP AT ITS CARPI PREMISES USING INNOVATIVE H-UV TECHNOLOGY IN CONJUNCTION WITH GRANI & PARTNERS WHO IS BEHIND THE CREATION AND ORGANISATION OF THE PROJECT.
Every week the Italian Post Office publishes a commemorative stamp which immediately becomes highly sought after by many collectors. Following the success of the Mickey Mouse stamp, the idea of creating a totally unique product, namely the folder, began to take shape. The lithography “Mickey’s Inferno” included in the autographed philatelic folder has enjoyed huge success. It is a real collector’s item, an exclusive one-of-a-kind piece.
THIS LITHOGRAPHY BY GIORGIO CAVAZZANO, ONE OF THE TOP DISNEY ARTISTS IN ITALY WHO HAS WORKED ON SOME OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS PROJECTS BOTH HOME AND ABROAD, IS ACCOMPANIED BY A POSTE ITALIANE CERTIFICATE.
Giorgio Cavazzano is an Italian cartoonist who is best-known for his Disney cartoons and in 2017 celebrated 50 years of collaboration with Disney. He also drew the sketches of the stamps issued in 2017 to commemorate Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday.
Thanks to its innovative printing technologies, Faenza Group is the number one partner for exclusive, high-end projects. H-UV offset printing in particular, the flagship technique of the group from Faenza, not only accentuates the colours and enhances the printed product, it also delivers unsurpassable printing quality, even on more complex media.