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An enveloppe with the stamps for use during the 'Sede Vacante', or... News PhotoDay,History,Horizontal,International Landmark,Man Made,Pope,Pope Benedict XVI,Religion,State of the Vatican City,VaticanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPAn enveloppe with the stamps for use during the 'Sede Vacante', or Vacant See, created by the historic resignation of pope Benedict XVI, is displayed on the day they were issued on March 1, 2013 at the Vatican. The unusual interregnum stamps, a series of four, include the Vacant See symbol -- a striped umbrella over crossed keys -- as well as the words Sede Vacante, Citta del Vaticano and MMXIII, the year in Roman numerals. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI,ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)