North Borneo 1883. (Scott #35)

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Genuine


Genuine are always Perf 14
Genuine measure 19 x about 22 3/4 mm
Paper is about 70 microns thick
Color is carmine tinted rose

Fournier Forgery


Forgeries are sometimes Perf 12 or Perf 14
In the Fournier the height is 23 1/2 mm
In the Fournier the corner cross designs top and bottom are off-center to the right
Fournier color is carmine tinted rose

 

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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)