Cape Verde 1904. (Scott #J8)

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Genuine

Forgery A

 

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There is a large defect in the scroll work above the last R of RECEBER


The lettering is much more crude on the forgery.
There are color differences in the forgery.
This stamp was forged for the packet trade.
 


Bibliography

The Work of Jean De Sperati by the British Philatelic Association 1955

Album Weeds by Rev. R. B. Earee

The Serrane Guide by Fernand Serrane

The Forged Stamps of all Countries by J. Dorn

Compiled by Bill Claghorn (July 01, 2000)
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