Italy 6-17, Social Republic Overprinted Military Issue
VF LH, Italian Social republic overprint on Italian Military issue. Showing King Victor Emmanual III and planes, ships, artillery and army symbol. Three denominations, 12 stamps. Mussolini proclaimed the Italian Social Republic September 1943, under a fascist government, one week after the Italians capulated to the allies. The Social Republic territory consisted of Northern Italy areas still occupied by the Germans.