Forged Stamps of Fiume

1920. Military Stamps

Genuine vs. Forgeries

1
2
3
4
5
fiume_military_stamps_genuine
1

Feet of ‘T’ extended to the left

2

Feet of ‘I’ extended to the left

3

Corner of ‘F’ is 90 degrees

4

Feet of ‘I’ extended to the left

5

Bottom Corner of ‘E’ is 90 degrees

Genuine Michel #1-4

Genuine characteristics are the same for both 5, 10, 20 & 25 Cents.

fiume_military_stamps_forgery_type_1

Forgery type I

Letters ‘T’ and ‘I’ without extensions to the left. Corners of ‘F’ and ‘E’ are 90 degrees.

fiume_military_stamps_forgery_type_2

Forgery type II

Letters ‘T’ and ‘I’ with extensions to the left. Corners of ‘F’ and ‘E’ are rounded.

fiume_military_stamps_forgery_type_3

Forgery type III

Like forgery type II, but on yellowish ribbed structured paper.

fiume_military_stamps_michel1_forgery_type2

Forgery type I

fiume_military_stamps_michel2_forgery_type1

Forgery type I

fiume_military_stamps_michel3_forgery_type1

Forgery type I

fiume_military_stamps_michel4_forgery_type1

Forgery type I

These forgeries have been mistakenly signed by ‘PETRIC’ as genuine.

fiume_petirc_signature2
fiume_petirc_signature3
fiume_petirc_signature4

Thanks to Ivan Martinâs, president of Croatian Stamp Examiner Association, for images and Analysis of Fiume forgeries.

Country Index

Fiume

Discuss

on Facebook

Discuss

on Google+

Contact

Stampforgeries.com