Colombia 1861. (Scott #13)

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Genuine


There is an oval at the bottom of the shield.
There are 9 stars in the central oval each with 8 points.
The value is 2 i 1/2
The two corunicopia inside the top third of the shield are discernible.

Forgery Fournier


There is an comma at the bottom of the shield.
There are only 8 stars in the central oval.
The value is 2 1 2
The corunicopia inside the top third of the shield are malformed.

Forgery B

 

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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)