North Borneo 1883. (Scott #4)

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Genuine


Perf 12
300 DPI
All genuine are Perf 12.
if EIGHT CENTS is on Perf 14 it is a frogery.
Letters are quite 2 1/4 mm high.
The feet of the H are joined together
The last upright of the H is exactly above the center of the T
The T of EIGHT is above the center of the S
The S of Cents leans slightly to the right
The bottom half of the S of CENTS is bigger than the top half

Forgery


Perf 14
300 DPI
 
 
 
 
 

Forgery


Perf 14
300 DPI
 
 
 
 
 

 

Forgery


The I of EIGHT is over the center of the E of CENTS
Red Brown shade Genoa Forgery

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Forgery


The I of EIGHT is over the center of the E of CENTS

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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

Forgery


Total mis-alignment of top and bottom text
Compiled by Bill Claghorn (July 01, 2000)