Forged stamps of El Salvador

1867. Volcano San Miguel. Medio Real

Forgery

El_Salvador_Volcano_medio_real_Forgery

Forgery

1867. Volcano San Miguel. Un Real

Genuine vs. Forgery

El_Salvador_Volcano_1c_Genuine

Genuine

El_Salvador_Volcano_1c_Forgery

Forgery

1867. Volcano San Miguel. Dos Reales

Forgeries

El_Salvador_Volcano_Dos_reales_Forgery

Forgery

El_Salvador_Volcano_Dos_reales_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.

1897. Coat of Arms. Un Centavo

Genuine vs. Reprint

Ecuador_1897_Coat-of-Arms_1centavos_Genuine

Genuine

Mountains outlined in blue and red

Ecuador_1897_Coat-of-Arms_1centavos_Reprint

Reprint

Mountains outlined in red only

1897. Coat of Arms. Cinco Centavos

Genuine vs. Reprint

Ecuador_1897_Coat-of-Arms_5centavos_Genuine

Genuine

Ocean is composed of straight lines of blue and red (looks violet)

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Reprint

Ocean is composed of curved lines, in blue only

1898. Allegorie surcharged with Wheel

Forgery

El_Salvador_Sc210_Forgery

Forged overprint on genuine stamp

Wheel 0,5mm smaller in diameter than genuine

1899. Allegorie surcharged with 1899

Genuine vs. Forgery

El_Salvador_Scott36_5c_Genuine

Genuine Michel #188 I

El_Salvador_Scott36_5c_Forgery

Forged overprint on genuine stamp

Fournier Forged Postmarks

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  • 1-12. 1867-1874. Remainder Cancellations and de Thuin counterfeits: Joseph D. Hahn, “El Salvador. The ‘Contra Sello’ Overprints”, The Mainsheet, Vol. 4 (December 1975/ February 1976): 43-46, at pp.45,46.
  • 1-4. Volcano San Miguel issue, 1867. Spiro Brothers and other forgeries of the ½r: Varro Tyler, Linn’s Focus on Forgeries: A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps, Revised, Expanded Edition, p.254. Forgery, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 2, p.316. Two forgeries, criticism of Earee: Spying Eye, “The Forgeries of Salvador – First Issue”, Weekly Philatelic Gossip, Vol. 39 (December 9, 1944): 323,24. Facsimile and two forgeries: John F. Weigand, “Counterfeits of Salvador”, Weekly Philatelic Gossip, Vol. 37 (October 16, 1943): 138. Paper X, Lowell Ragatz (editor), The Spud Papers/ An Illustrated Descriptive Catalog Of Early Philatelic Forgeries, p.37. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.301 (Yvert 1-4). Telegraph cancellation: Joe Hahn, “El Salvador: Her First Stamps”, Mount Nittany Philatelic Society Newsletter, Vol. 1 (July-August 1969): 72.
  • 5-12. Handstamped “Contra Sello” overprints, 1874. Joseph D. Hahn, “El Salvador. The ‘Contra Sello’ Overprints”, The Mainsheet, Vol. 4 (December 1975/ February 1976): 43-46. Two forgeries of the overprint on the handstamped issue (solid letters), criticism of Earee (re basic stamp): Spying Eye, “The Forgeries of Salvador – First Issue”, Weekly Philatelic Gossip, Vol. 39 (December 9, 1944): 323,24. de Thuin forged overprints: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, p.78.
  • 15. 5c Coat of Arms, 1879. Senf brothers facsimile: Varro E. Tyler, “The Gebrüder Senf Facsimiles”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 34 (1968): 196.
  • 25D-36. Issue overprinted with handstamped “1889“, 1889. Forged date stamp: James Negus, “Three Issues of El Salvador”, Philatelic Magazine, Vol. 73 (October 29, 1965): 721,23, continued at (November 12, 1965): 767. de Thuin forged overprint: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, pp.78,79.
  • Seebecks:
  • 38-46. Allegorical figure issue of 1890. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part I: The Issues of 1890-1895”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 43 (1977): 11-37. Seebeck reprints of 41,43-46: Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914.
  • 47-56. Volcano issue, 1891. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part I: The Issues of 1890-1895”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 43 (1977): 11-37. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Seebeck reprints of the 1c and 1p: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • 57-59. Provisional issue of 1891. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part I: The Issues of 1890-1895”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 43 (1977): 11-37.
  • 60-69. Landing of Columbus issue, 1892. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. (Part I) id. at pp.11-37. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914.
  • 70-75. Provisional issue of 1892. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part I: The Issues of 1890-1895”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 43 (1977): 11-37.
  • 76-85. Ezerta issue, 1893. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. (Part I) id, at pp. 11-37. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914.
  • 89. 1c on 2c, 1893. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part I: The Issues of 1890-1895”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 43 (1977): 11-37.
  • 91-100. Liberty issue, 1894. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. (Part I) id. at pp. 11-37. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914.
  • 101-4. Discoveries by Columbus issue, 1894. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part I: The Issues of 1890-1895”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 43 (1977): 11-37.
  • 105-116. Ezerta obliterated with Coat of Arms,1895. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. (Part I), id. at pp.11-37. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Reprints of the 2c: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • 117-28. Coat of Arms issue of 1895. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part I: The Issues of 1890-1895”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 43 (1977): 11-37. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • 129-33. Provisional issue of 1895. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part I: The Issues of 1890-1895”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 43 (1977): 11-37.
  • 134-45B. Peace issue of 1896. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Seebeck reprints: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • 146-157. Regular issue of 1896. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Seebeck reprints of the 15c, 30c, 50c and 100c on watermarked paper and the 1c, 2c, 3c, 5c, 20c, 24c, and 100c on unwatermarked paper: Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue (note following 157O).
  • 157B-157O. Unwatermarked regular issue of 1896. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Seebeck reprints of the 15c, 30c, 50c, 100c watermarked and the 1c, 2c, 3c, 5c, 12c, 20c, 24c, and 100c unwatermarked stamps: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • 158,58D. Provisional issue of 1896. de Thuin forged surcharge: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, p.87.
  • 159-170. Regular issue of 1897. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Seebeck reprints: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog (note after 170L).
  • 170A-170L. Unwatermarked regular issue of 1897. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Reprints: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • 171-74C. Provisional issue of 1897. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33.
  • 175,76. Coat of Arms, 1897. Joseph D. Hahn (Part II), id.at pp,7-33. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Scott Classic Specialized Catalog; Thomas P. Myers, “Latin Ameica, Stamps of the Republic of Central America in Nicaragua, El Salvador“, Linn’s Stamp News, December 13, 2010: 22,23.
  • 177-88. Allegory issue of 1898. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • 189-91B. “Transito Territorial” overprint, 1899: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, pp.78,79. Forged black overprint (Scott 189): Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33.
  • 192-98A,210-223, 237-41,246-52D. Wheel overprints, 1899, 1900. de Thuin faked wheel overprint: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, p.79; also see pp.91,92 in respect of Seebeck reprints of 237-41, 246-52D. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Also see 199-223 and 237-52 below.
  • 199-223. Ceres issue, 1899. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa (Part II) id. at pp.7-33.
    224,25. Provisional issues (overprinted 1900), 1900. Forged overprint: W. Ball, “The Seebeck Issue of 1898 overprinted 1900”, The Oxcart, Vol. 12 (March 1972): 14,15.
  • 226-36. Provisional issues (Design type A60, 1900. Forged overprint: W. Ball id.at pp.14,15.
    Postmarks, 19th century. de Thuin fakes: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, pp.93,94.
  • 296-307,311,311B,326-26A. Overprinted “1905” or “01905”. de Thuin forged overprint, types “b”,”c”,”d”,”e”, and “n”: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, pp.83-84.
  • 313-17. 1c Provisional issue, 1905-06. de Thuin forged surcharge: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, p.87.
  • 318-20. 5c Provisional issue of 1905-06. Six de Thuin forged surcharges: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, pp.87-89.
  • 321-23. 6c Provisional issue, 1905-06. Two de Thuin forged surcharges: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, p.89.
  • 329. 2c on 26c, 1906. de Thuin forged surcharge: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, p.90.
  • 333-35. Overprinted “1906”. de Thuin forged overprint, types “p” and “q”: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, p.85.
  • 336-51, O263-O272. Escalón issues of 1906 and 1907. Reprints: Joseph D. Hahn, “A Most unusual Issue: The 1906 Escalon Stamps of El Salvador“, The Collectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 87 (November-December 2008): 355-58. Reprints: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • 368,368A. “UN centavo” Provisional stamps, 1906. de Thuin forged surcharge: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, p.90.
  • 374. 1c, unwatermarked, 1909. Forged surcharge: Steven W. Ross, “El Salvador’s National Palace Issues”, American Philatelist, Vol. 90 (March 1976): 199-207,36, continued at (April 1976): 267-74, at pp.206,7.
  • 414. 1c, overprinted “1915”, 1915 (Double impression error). Forged overprint: Steven W. Ross id. at p.268.
  • 441. 2c (surcharged in black), 1917. Measurement of bars of the genuine overprint: Steven W. Ross, id. at p.272.
  • 443. 6c Provisional (re-overprinted National Palace), 1917. Forged overprint: Steven W. Ross, id. at p.273.
  • 446, 48. 2c and 10c (Same overprint on Design type O3), 1917. Measurement of overprint: Steven W. Ross id. at p.273, 74.
  • C1-C6,C8. Provisional Airmail issue of 1929 and 15c on 10c, 1930. Hugh Watchorn, ”Latin America Notes” column, American Philatelist, Vol. 82 (September 1968): 792. Three forgeries of the 20c stamp with red overprint: Alexander D. Rafael, “Salvador’s Provisional Airpost Stamps, First Printing”, American Philatelist, Vol. 47 (June 1934): 491,92.
  • C10. 50c on 1col, 1930. Forged surcharge: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • C15-C18. Bolivar Centenary Airmail issue of 1930. Varro Tyler, Linn’s Focus on Forgeries: A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps, Revised, Expanded Edition, p.255. Hugh Watchorn, ”Latin America Notes” column, American Philatelist, Vol. 82 (August 1968): 700. Fritz Billig, Billig’s Philatelic Handbook, Vol. 8, p.20. A.C. Johnson, “The Counterfeit Detector”, The S.P.A. Journal, Vol. 5 (March 1943): 202; Alden C. Johnson, Forgeries Old and New, Vol. 1, p.29. George van den Berg, “Philatelic Notes”, Stamps (US), Vol. 35 (June 14, 1941): 380.
  • C28-C32. 441st Anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ sailing to America Airmail issue, 1933. Alexander F. Newall, Airmail Stamps: Fakes & Forgeries, pp.68,69 (Sanabria Airmail Catalog 29-33).
  • Seebecks:
  • F1-F4. Registration stamps, 1897. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • H1,H2. Acknowledgement of Receipt stamps, 1897. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Reprint of the unwatermarked stamp: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • J1-J56. First design Postage Due stamps. 1895-99. Modern forgeries: Varro Tyler, Linn’s Focus on Forgeries: A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps, Revised, Expanded Edition, p.256; photo-lithograph forgeries for the packet trade: Joseph D. Hahn, “El Salvador: Counterfeits of Seebeck Issues”, The Seebecker, Vol 1 (September 1986): 2. Reprints of the 1895 issue: Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part I: The Issues of 1890-1895”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 43 (1977): 11-37. Seebeck reprints of J9-J24, J25-J32: Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Seebeck reprints distinguished: Joseph D. Hahn, “The Seebeck Period Postage Due Stamps Of El Salvador”, The Mainsheet, Vol. 1 (September 1972): 21-24. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Reprints of J1-J40: Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue. Also see J41-J64 below.
  • J57-J64. Wheel overprint, 1900. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33.
  • J71-J80. Overprinted issue of 1908. Forged overprints on wrong stamps: Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue. Horizontal overprint on Scott 357 is bogus: Steven W. Ross, “El Salvador’s National Palace Issues”, American Philatelist, Vol. 90 (March 1976): 199-207,36, continued at (April 1976): 267-74, at p.204.
  • J75a, 3c, error. Steven W. Ross, “El Salvador’s National Palace Issues” id. at p.204.
  • O1-O36,O73,O74,O79-O102,O127-O140,O143-O148,O185-O193,O223-O242. Scott type “a” overprint on Official stamps, 1896-1899. Four de Thuin forged overprints: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, pp.79,80. See listings under “Seebecks“ below for more citations.
  • O37-O72,O75,O76,O103-O126,O141. Scott type “b” overprint on Official stamps,1896-1898. Two de Thuin forged overprints: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, pp.80,81. See listings under “Seebecks“ below for more citations.
  • Seebecks:
    O1-O12. Unwatermarked official stamps, 1896. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Seebeck reprint of the 1c: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • O13-O36. Second issue of Official stamps, 1896. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Seebeck reprints of the 3c, 5c, 10c, 12c, 15c, 20c, 24c, 30c and 100c on unwatermarked paper and the 15c, 50c and 100c on watermarked paper: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog (note following O36).
  • O37-O48, O73, O74. Handstamped Official stamps of 1896 and issue of 1897. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Seebeck reprints of the 1c and 2c, 1896: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • O79-O102. Issues of 1897. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Scott Classic Specialized Catalog (note after O102).
  • O103-O128. Issues of 1897. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Seebeck reprints of 127-O128: Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914. Seebeck reprints of the 1c and 15c watermarked, the 12c, 30c, 50c and 100c unwatermarked, and both 10c dark blue: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • O129-O142. Issues of 1898. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33. Reprints of Scott O129-O140: Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914; Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • O149-O171. First two issues of 1899. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33.
  • O142,O161-O184,O194-O200,O205-O208. Official stamps, wheel overprint, Scott type “c”, 1898-1900. de Thuin forged overprint. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part II: The Issues of 1896-1899”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 44 (1978): 7-33.
  • O263-O272. Escolón issue, 1906. Reprints: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • O273-O292, J76-J80. 1908. The genuine stamps are overprinted on the unwatermarked 1907 stamps: Steven W. Ross, “El Salvador’s National Palace Issues”, American Philatelist, Vol. 90 (March 1976): 199-207,36, continued at (April 1976): 267-74, at p.203. Scott Classic Specialized Catalog, note after J80.
  • O323, O324. 1c, 2c, 1915. Forged overprint: Steven W. Ross, “El Salvador’s National Palace Issues”, American Philatelist, Vol. 90 (March 1976): 199-207,36, continued at (April 1976): 267-74, at pp.270,71.
  • O362-O367. Overprinted issue of 1948. de Thuin forged overprint: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, p.86.
  • Seebecks:
  • Q1-Q5. Parcel Post stamps, 1895. Joseph D. Hahn and Joseph M. Sousa, “El Salvador, The Seebeck Stamps, Part I: The Issues of 1890-1895”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 43 (1977): 11-37. Don Glickstein, “Seebecks: The Scourge of Latin American Philately”, American Philatelist, Vol 99 (October 1985): 914.
  • Fournier fraudulent postmarks. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.301 (following Yvert 4-8).

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