French Colonies 1859-65. (Scott #4)

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Genuine

Forgery A

 

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There is a dot in the center wing of the upper right corner fan.
The eagle has no white eye.
There are fine dots between the horizontal lines in the central background.
There is no tuft at the back of the eagle's head.
There is a well defined cross at the top of the crown.

 


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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