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AnItalian postage stamp from 1923. This stamp, identified as Italy Scott #146 and Michel #164, commemorates the 300th anniversary of the Propagation of the Faith, featuring a portrait of Pope Gregory XV.

The Propagation of the Faith is a Roman Catholic missionary organization dedicated to spreading the Christian faith globally. The stamp likely depicts Pope Gregory XV to honor his role in promoting missionary activities during his papacy.

Stamped items marked as "hinged" typically indicate they have been affixed to an album page or collector's album using a small hinge. This method was commonly used by stamp collectors in the past to display stamps in albums without damaging them.

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Italy 146,hinged.Mi 164. Propagation of the Faith,300th Ann.1923.Gregory XV,

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