Korea 1884. (Scott #5)

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Genuine

Forgery A

Forgery B

Forgery C

Those issues, when genuine, have clear, sharp, regular perfs.
The printing is also clear and bright and sharp.  

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The first blatant reason is the cancel.
The rings of circles was never used in Korea.  


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

Forgery D


This one is way too big also.

Compiled by Bill Claghorn (July 01, 2000)