Diego Suarez 1890. (Scott #7)

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Genuine


There are gape in the top line of the hair of the person on the left
Look at the lines above the upper left corner of the value tablet
Look at the lines above the frame above EP above REPUBLIQUE
Ink used is not very dark, almost dark grey

Forgeries


27 SEP 90 cancel

Many Fournier are too dark
other bad cancels 15 MARS 90     28 SEP 91     1 SEPT 92
3 OCT 90 cancel

 

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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)
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