A famous name is Arnaldo Caprai, maybe not a name that will ring a bell with everyone, but surely a name to remember.
At the age of 22, after having various jobs, he started selling household linnen in Central Italy.
Five decades later, he has build an enormous collection of over 24.000 pieces of textile, and this is considered as being the largest private textile collecion in the world!
|wedding dress from Caprai's collection|
|Unused stamp on glossy paper background|
|Embroided stamp of Italy 2004|
The stamp bares the initals of Caprai (A C) at the right bottom.
Postally used stamps are rare, and if anyone has such a cancelled stamp in double, let me know :-)