Roman States 1852. (Scott #9)

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Genuine


The P of POSTALE has a serif at the bottom
The E of POSTALE is bent at the top and does not touch the frame line
THe J of BAJ is pointy at the bottom and not rounded
The A of FRANCO is distanced from the R to make room for the large tail of the R
The RA of FRANCO are joined at the bottom

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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