Centenary of Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras – new stamp issue of Brazilian Post

Centenary of Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras – new stamp issue of Brazilian Post
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StampNews.com is glad to inform that Brazilian Post is to issue a stamp on occasion of Centenary of Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras. This item will appear on the 26th of August and from this date will be available for purchasing.

It was through the initiative of a young sportsman and idealist of the Italian colony of São Paulo, Luigi Cervo, inspired by the arrival of two Italian squads that would face the teams that dominated the São Paulo football, then formed by English, Scottish and German immigrants, and 'paulistanos', and with the support of another young man, journalist Vincenzo Ragognetti, that, in August 26th, 1914, the Italian colony was organized for the foundation of Palestra Itália, a club that was already born with strong ambitions, marked by the beautiful presentation ball, with the presence of several personalities, entrepreneurs and the consul of Italy.

The stamp shows a background image representing the lawn of a soccer field with vertical stripes in two shades of green, and at the center stands the official coat of Centennial. The coat of arms, surrounded by a laurel wreath, passes a message of strength, symbol of the victorious heroes, embraces the centennial as homage and recognition to the value of Palmeiras.

Above 100 stylized, contemplate the phrase Vincit qui se vincit - Win who conquers himself, a Latin expression that represents the claw and perseverance of the team. Below 100, a banner appears on the go with the years 1914 and 2014 and its interior, and between 100 and streamer, in Roman numerals, the month and date of the founding of the Club.

At the top, between branches of laurel crown, the S.E.P., initials of Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras complete the coat and highlight the initials of the club palestrino. The stamp shows the edges in green, white and red, the colors of Italy.

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