Forged stamps of Fernando Po

1868. Queen Isabella. 20 Centavos

Genuine vs. Forgeries

Fernando_Po_1_Genuine

Genuine – Brown – Perforated 14.25 x 14

Size 18.5 x 22 mm.

Fernando_Po_1_Forgery

Forgery – Red brown – Perforated 13.75

Size 18.25 x 21.25 mm.

Fernando_Po_1_Fournier_Forgery

Fournier forgery

Fernando_Po_1_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.

Fournier Forged Overprint

Fernando_Po_1894_Surcharge_Fournier_Forgery

5 Cen.

1899. King Alfonso XII. 40 Centavos

Forgery

Fernando_Po_1899_40centavos_Fournier_Forgery

Forgery

1899. King Alfonso XII. 60 Centavos

Forgery

Fernando_Po_1899_60centavos_Fournier_Forgery

Fournier forgery

1899. King Alfonso XII. 80 Centavos

Forgeries

Fernando_Po_1899_80centavos_Fournier_Forgery

Fournier forgery

Fernando_Po_1899_80centavos_Fournier_Forgery2

Forgery

1899. King Alfonso XII. 1 Peso

Genuine vs. Forgery

Fernando_Po_1899_1peso_Genuine

Genuine

Fernando_Po_1899_1peso_Forgery

Forgery

Fernando_Po_1899_1peso_Fournier_Forgery

Fournier forgery

1899. King Alfonso XII. 2 Pesos

Forgery

Fernando_Po_1899_2pesos_Fournier_Forgery

Fournier forgery

1900. King Alfonso XII. 4 Milesimas

Forgery

Fernando_Po_1900_4milesimas_Fournier_Forgery

Fournier forgery

Postally used Fiscal Stamps surcharged Correos

Forgery

Fernando_Po_Fiscal_Correos_overprint_Forgery

Forged overprint on genuine stamp

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Literature

For further research

  • 1. 20c Isabella II stamp, 1868. Fournier and another forgery and Fournier fraudulent postmark: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.66 (Yvert 1). J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.204. Sperati forged proof: British Philatelic Association (Publisher), The Work Of Jean De Sperati, p.133 and Plate 86. Senf brothers facsimile: Varro E. Tyler, “The Gebrüder Senf Facsimiles”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 34 (1968): 193.
  • 39-40,41. Handstamped Revenue stamps of 1897-98 and 15c on 10c, 1899. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.66 (1896-99 Fiscals).
  • 45. 2m regular stamp of 1899. Senf brothers facsimile. Varro E. Tyler, “The Gebrüder Senf Facsimiles”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 34 (1968): 193.
  • 46,60-63,68,82-85. 3m, 60c, 80c, 1p and 2p values of the regular issues of 1899, 1900. Fournier forgery and postmark. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.66 (Yvert 40-57,67-85). See below for another citation.
  • 66-85. Regular Issue of 1900. Varro E. Tyler, “Focus on Forgeries” #353, Linn’s Stamp News (May 21, 2001): 6.
  • Sperati fraudulent cancellations: British Philatelic Association (Publisher), The Work Of Jean De Sperati, p.139 and Plate 90.

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