Roman States 1852. (Scott #1)

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The top of the A in BAJ is indented
The C in FRANCO is flattened at the top and bottom
The top left bar of T in POSTALE is thin or borken
The O of FRANCO is usually open at the top or bottom
The horizontal bard of the ZZ in MEZZO are thin or broken
The S of POSTALE is smaller at the top than at the bottom
The key does not touch the frame of pearls at all

Forgeries



 

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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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