Parma 1857. (Scott #PR1)

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The bottom of the S of STATI is flattened.
Middle frame line broken above A of STATI
Right top serif of T of STATI is smaller than that of the left
Right top serif of I of STATI is missing
Small break inner frame line nearest to I of PARMENSI
Upper part of left of S in PARMENSI is flattened
Horizontal line belos PARMENSI is 9 mm long
Right hand end of this line ends on vertical from top right of first I of CENTESIMI
The bottom of the C in CENTESIMI is flattened
The end tail of the R of PARMENSI is flattened
The inside of the P of PARMENSI is small and rectangular

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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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