ALESSANDRIA. Cert. d'azioni definitive di L.500, unissued. blue, green. A road transport cooperative, formed in Alessandria, Piemonte, 1936. Shows a line of trucks in a desert scene, with the Italian flag. This was the year in which Fascist Italy invaded Ethiopia, and the design is perhaps patriotic. Santorre de Santarosa (1783-1825) was an Italian aristocrat and military adventurer, who died fighting for the independence of Greece.
Themes: AUTOMOBILES, TRANSPORT
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