Diego Suarez 1890. (Scott 9)

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Genuine


2 of 25 is blunt in front
The D of DIEGO is rounded at the left ends
there are only 8 lines above tablet in helmet
The eye is separate from the helmet and eye brow
The neck line is different
The cedilla of the C of FRANC does not touch the frame

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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