Forged Stamps of Chile

“The Spud Papers”

by Atlee, Pemberton & Earée

1867. Colombus

1, 2, 5, 10 & 20 Centavos


Very beautifully engraved. Background of fine engine-turning, extending nearly to the white circle, and showing within the C and between the upper letters, and under COLON. On strong paper.


Head has the appearance of having a double chin. Background formed of simple crossed straight lines, radiating from the head. None of these lines extend to the white circle. Below COLON a line of dots only. Coarse lithographs, on poor paper, and badly perforated.

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