Forged stamps of Corrientes

1856. Ceres. Un Real

Forgery

Corrientes_Ceres_Un_Real_Forgery

Forgery

1860-1880. Ceres. Without value

Genuine vs. Reprint vs. Forgeries

Corrientes_Ceres_Purple_Genuine

Genuine

Corrientes_rose_Reprint

Reprint

Corrientes_Ceres_Green_Genuine

Genuine

Corrientes_Ceres_Blue-Green_Genuine

Genuine

Corrientes_2c_Forgery

Forgery

Corrientes_2c_Forgery2

Forgery

Corrientes_Ceres_Yellow_Genuine

Genuine

Corrientes_Spiro_Yellow_Forgery

Spiro forgery

white splint across right leg of ‘N’ in Corrientes

Corrientes_Yellow_Forgery

Forgery

Corrientes_Yellow_Forgery2

Forgery

Corrientes_Yellow_Forgery3

Forgery

Corrientes_Yellow_Forgery4

Forgery

Corrientes_Yellow_Reprint

Reprint

Corrientes_Blue_Spiro_Forgery

Spiro forgery

white splint across right leg of ‘N’ in Corrientes

Corrientes_Grey_Forgery

Forgery

Corrientes_Torres_illustration

Illustration by Plácido Ramón de Torres: Album ilustrado de sellos de correo, Barcelona 1879. Torres sold illustrations to various dealers/forgers from 1864 onwards, as well as made forgeries himself.

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  • 1-8. All issues, 1856-78. Reprints: G.C. Akerman, “The Provisional Stamps Of Argentina – Corrientes”, The Mainsheet, Vol. 6 (July 1981): 3-9. Reprints and forgeries: Louis Stich, “Corrientes: The Issues from 1856-1880”, The Collectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 36 (September 1957): 227-39. Reprints, forgeries and genuine postmarks: Fritz Billig, Billig’s Philatelic Handbook, Vol. 5, pp.90-92. Reprints: Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue. See individual series below for more citations.
  • 1,2. Issues of 1856, 60. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.6 (Yvert 1,2). Five forgeries and genuine postmark: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.302-4. Forgeries and reprints: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.2. Senf brother’s facsimiles of the 5c and possibly the 10c: Varro E. Tyler, “The Gebrüder Senf Facsimiles”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 34 (1968): 192.
  • 3-8. Issue of 1869-78. Fournier forgery: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.6 (Yvert 3-9). Unofficial reprints and forgeries: Louis Stich, Corrientes-The Issues from 1856-1880, Collectors Club Handbook (The Collectors Club, Inc., New York, 1957), pp.77,85. Reprints: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog. Senf brother’s facsimiles of the 1860-78 issue: Varro E. Tyler, “The Gebrüder Senf Facsimiles”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 34 (1968): 192. Five forgeries and genuine postmark: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.302-4.

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