Forged stamps of British Offices in Turkey

British Levant

1893. Queen Victoria. Surcharged 40 Paras

Genuine vs. Forgeries

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Genuine

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Genuine

British_Levant_QV_40paras_Forgery

Forgery

British_Levant_QV_40paras_Forgery2

Forgery

1905. King Edward VII. Half Penny

Forgery

British_Levant_King_Edward_Half-Penny_Forgery

Forgery

Surcharge should be black

Fournier Forged Overprints

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12 PIASTRES

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24 PIASTRES

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LEVANT

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4 PIASTRES

40 PARAS

Fournier Forged Postmarks

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BRITISH POST-OFFICE 5 IY 94 STAMBOUL

BRITISH-POST-OFFICE C FE 28 93 STAMBOUL

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  • Filatelia.fi – Details about expertizers of British Colonies

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Literature

For further research

  • Sperati fraudulent postmark: British Philatelic Association (Publisher), The Work Of Jean De Sperati, p.37 and Plate 2.
  • The Serrane Guide, pp.215-216 (1929).

Source: The Tedesco Index

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