Diego Suarez 1891. (Scott 10)

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Genuine


1891 does not touch frame line except 9 does sometimes
1891 is clear cut
The frame lines do not vary in width along the same line
The ornament to the right of the 1891 looks like an upside down 4
The design to the left of DIEGO is well formed
Check the clearances of the ornaments above each POSTE
The bottoms of the letters along the bottom are straight.

Forgeries




 

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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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