Forged stamps of Great Britain

1840

Queen Victoria

 
Great_Britain_1840_One_Penny_Black_Genuine
Great_Britain_1840_QV_2d_Genuine

1847-1854

Queen Victoria
Embrossed

 
Great_Britain_1854_QV_6p_Genuine
Great_Britain_1847_QV_1s_Genuine

1867-1883

Queen Victoria

 
Great_Britain_1872_QV_1s_Plate5_Genuine
Great_Britain_1883_QV_9p_Genuine
Great_Britain_1867-80_QV_2s_Genuine
 
Great_Britain_QV_5s_Genuine
Great_Britain_1883_QV_10s_Genuine
Great_Britain_1867-83_QV_1pound_Genuine
 
Great_Britain_1891_QV_1pound_Genuine
Great_Britain_1882_QV_5pound_Genuine
Great_Britain_1884_QV_1pound_Genuine

1902-1913

King Edward VII

 
Great_Britain_King_Edward_half-penny_specimen_forgery

1912-1924

King George V

 
Great_Britain_King_George_half-penny_Forged_Specimen_Overprint
Great_Britain_King_George_1p_Forged_Specimen_Overprint
Great_Britain_King_George_2.5p_Genuine
Great_Britain_King_George_4p_Genuine

1923

Stamp Design Competition

 
Great_Britain_1923_Airmail_Design_Competition_Forgery

1929

Universal Postal Union

 
Great_Britain_1929_UPU_1pound_Genuine

1935

King George V

Silver Jubilee

 
Great_Britain_1935_King_George_Silver-jubilee_Forged_Specimen_Overprint

1971-2013

Machins

 
Great_Britain_1992_Machin_24p_Genuine

Official

Stamps

 
Great_Britain_Official_1902_QV_5p_Board_of_Education_Genuine
Great_Britain_Official_QV_6p_I.R.Official_Genuine
Great_Britain_I.R.Official_Genuine
Great_Britain_Official_QV_5s_I.R.Official_Forgery
Great_Britain_Official_QV_10s_I.R.Official_Genuine
Great_Britain_1885_QV_Official_IR_Official_Forgery
Great_Britain_Official_Edward_2.5p_I.R.Official_Fournier_Forgery
Great_Britain_Official_1911_Edward_5s_I.R.Official_Forgery2
Great_Britain_Official_QV_6p_Govt_Parcels_Fournier_Forgery
Great_Britain_Official_1880_QV_2.5d_Govt_Parcels_Forgery
Great_Britain_Govt_Parcels_Genuine
Great_Britain_Official_QV_0.5p_O.W.Official_Fournier_Forgery
Great_Britain_1902_QV_Official_OW_Official_Forgery
Great_Britain_O.W.Official_Genuine
Great_Britain_Official_Edward__1d_O.W.Official_Forgery
Great_Britain_Official_O.W.Official_Forgery_2
Great_Britain_Official_1911_Edward_1p_R.H.Official_Genuine
Great_Britain_Official_R.H.Official_Surcharge_Forgery2

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  • 1,2. 1p and 2p Queen’s head, 1840. Lithographed forgery and forgery of position 9, made with photograph, with faked Maltese Cross postmark, and fake made from 1860 Exhibition sheet, all of the Penny Black and fake of the blue 2p: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Stamps, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.282. Anon., “G.B. Line-engraved Fakes & Forgeries”, The Philatelist and PJGB, Vol. 11 (July-August 1991): 153. Reprints of the Penny Black and forgeries of both stamps: A.R. Cowman, “The Forgeries of Great Britain”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 24 (November 1931): 152-55, continued at (December 1931): 187-89. Fakes: W.H.S. Cheavin, “Great Britain: More Repaired Stamps under X-Ray ‘Treatment’”, Philately (B.P.A.), Vol. 2 (September-October 1949): 143-46. Reprints on card: Alumnus, “Notes on Reprints”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 37 (August-September 1944): 27-29,35. Forgery of the Penny Black and fake of the 2p: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, pp.150,51. J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.80. Fraudulent postmark on both stamps: Anon., “Forged Postmarks”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 49 (October-November 1956): 60. The 1864 Royals Reprint: Edwin Mueller, “European Classics: XV. Great Britain”, Mercury Stamp Journal, Vol. 4, Whole No. 39 (September 1956): 53-62, at pp.57,58; Edward Denny Bacon, Reprints of Postal Adhesive Stamps And Their Characteristics, p.47; Dr. Franz Kalckhoff, An Illustrated Catalog of All Known Reprints Of Officially Issued Postage Stamps, Envelopes, Post Cards, Wrappers, Etc. And How To Detect Them, p.33. See “1” below for more citations.
  • 1. 1p ‘Penny Black”, 1840. The “Penny Black”43: L.N. and M. Williams, “Forgeries of Great Britain”, The Philatelist, Vol. 11 (August 1945): 232-36. Forgery and fake of the Penny Black and genuine cancellation: L.N.& M. Williams, “Forgeries of British Stamps”, Stamp Review, Vol. 3 (June 1939): 370-73. Forgery of the 1p: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.80. Forgery of the Penny Black, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.400,1. Waterlow reproduction for Stamp Centenary Exhibition, 1940: Barefoot, Forgery & Reprint Guide 1: Great Britain, p.3 and Introduction. Maltese Cross and other Peter Winter fraudulent postmarks: Robson Lowe, “’House of Stamps’ Forgeries”, Postal History, the journal of the Postal History Society, Whole No. 267 (September 1993): 87-91. Collotype Reproduction: Robert P. Oldenweller, “Traps For The Unwary — The 1950 London Exhibition Reproductions”, Opinions III: Philatelic Expertizing – An Inside View, (The Philatelic Foundation, N.Y., N.Y., 1985): 147-52. Two forgeries, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.285,86. Fakes made from Castle Island facsimiles: Robson Lowe, “Forged Blacks and Reds”, the Philatelic Journal of Great Britain, Vol. 89 (December 1979): 70,71.
  • 1 (Essay). Reprints of the essay: Anon. Note, The British Philatelist, Vol. 23 (July 1930): 35,36.
  • 3. 1p red brown on bluish paper, 1841. W.H.S. Cheavin, “Great Britain: The Mystery of Plate 227”, Philately (B.P.A.), Vol. 3 (December 1951): 214-17. A.R. Cowman, “The Forgeries of Great Britain”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 24 (November 1931): 152-55, continued at (December 1931): 187-89, and at (November 1931): 152-55. Fake of the 1p made from Castle Island facsimiles: Robson Lowe, “Forged Blacks and Reds”, the Philatelic Journal of Great Britain, Vol. 89 (December 1979): 70,71. Large Crown reprint of the 1p: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.80; Edward Denny Bacon, Reprints of Postal Adhesive Stamps And Their Characteristics, p.46.
  • 3b. 1p Blue error. Plate position and cancellation of fake: Carroll Boyce, letter to the Editor, Stamp Collecting, Vol. 132 (February 22, 1979): 1671.
  • 4. 2d Blue, 1841. W.H.S. Cheavin, “ Philately and X-Rays/ Repairs and Fakes: Part 1 – Great Britain” Philately (B.P.A.), Vol. 1 (March-April 1948): 190,91,200, material also published in Stamp Magazine (U.K.), Vol. 18 (March 1952): 267-70. A.R. Cowman, “The Forgeries of Great Britain”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 24 (November 1931): 152-55, continued at (December 1931): 187-89, and at (November 1931): 152-55.
  • 5-13. Embossed stamps of 1847, 1848, 1854, and perforated 1p and 2p of 1854-55. Fakes made from envelope cut squares: Hermann Schloss, Distinguishing Characteristics of Classic Stamps: Europe 19th Century (Except Old German States), p.33. Fakes of the octagonals, using envelope stamps: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.151. Fakes of the 6d, 10d, and 1/ made from envelope stamps: Barefoot, Forgery & Reprint Guide 1: Great Britain, p.6. See listings of individual stamps below for more citations.
  • 8. The perforated 1p, 1854. 1864 Royals reprints in red and black. Alumnus, “Notes on Reprints”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 37 (August-September 1944): 27-29,35. Hermann Schloss, Distinguishing Characteristics of Classic Stamps: Europe 19th Century (Except Old German States), p.32.
  • 10,13. 2p watermarked Small Crown. Fakes made from the 2d plate 4. The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.282.
    Fakes of better surface-printed stamps (Scott 22 and subsequent issues). Removal of “specimen” overprint, re-perforation of wing-margined stamps, and repairs: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.283.
  • 29. 2p deep blue, 1858-69. L.N.& M. Williams, “Forgeries of British Stamps”, Stamp Review, Vol. 3 (June 1939): 370-73, at p.371. Paris Exposition Universelle of 1867 reprints of the 2p and the 1p: Edward Denny Bacon, Reprints of Postal Adhesive Stamps And Their Characteristics, p.47.
  • 34-75. Surface printed series of 1862-78. Faked perforations on stamps with “Wing” margins: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol.I, p.130. See listings below for more citations.
  • 51b. Imperforated 6p (no hyphen after SIX), 1869. Fake: Robson Lowe, “Parisian forgeries”, The G.B. Journal, Vol. 1 (February 1958): 76-79, at p.76, reprinted in Philately (B.P.A.), Vol. 7 (July- August 1958): pp.46-49.
  • 54. 1sh green value of the issue of 1867-80. The 1872 British Stock Exchange forgery. Carl Walske, “The Production of the Stock Exchange Forgery”, the Philatelic Journal of Great Britain, Vol. 76 (March 1966): 10-18. H.K. Petschel, Spurious Stamps: A History of U.S. Postal Counterfeits, (American Philatelic Society, State College, Pennsylvania, 1997), pp.78,80,84 and plates. Wayne L. Youngblood, “1872 British counterfeit”, Linn’s Stamp News (September 28, 1992): 24. Howard Lunn, “The Stock Exchange Fiasco”, Postal Order News, Vol. 7 (October 1992): 10-13, continued at Vol.8 (January 1993): 4-7, and at (April 1993): 4-7. Ian Ray, “The Impossible Lettering of the Stock Exchange Forgery”, Gibbons Stamp Monthly (Second Series), Vol. 21 (September 1990): 38-40. Forgeries of Plates 5 and 6: H.G. Leslie Fletcher, Postal Forgeries of the World, pp.62,63. Barefoot, Forgery & Reprint Guide 1: Great Britain, p.7. Cmdr. M.S.L. Burnett, “The Stock Exchange Forgery and its usage”, the Philatelic Journal of Great Britain, Vol. 82 (December 1972): 92-102. Malcolm Burnett, “Stock Exchange Forgeries”, the Philatelic Journal of Great Britain, Vol. 85 (September 1979): 45-49, further note at (December 1979): 73. L.N. and M. Williams, “Postal Forgeries”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 36 (January-February 1944): 114,15,23. A.R. Cowman, “The Forgeries of Great Britain”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 24 (November 1931): 152-55, continued at (December 1931): 187-89, at pp.152-55. Edwin Mueller, “European Classics: xv. Great Britain”, Mercury Stamp Journal, Vol. 4, Whole No. 39 (September 1956): 53-62, continued from Whole No. 38 (June 1956): 40, at p.57. Hermann Schloss, Distinguishing Characteristics of Classic Stamps: Europe 19th Century (Except Old German States), p.34. L.N.& M. Williams, “Forgeries – but not for Collectors”, Stamp Review, Vol. 3 (January 1939): 180-82. Fred J. Melville, “The Stock Exchange Forgery”, The British Philatelist, Vol. 31 (March 1938): 4-7. Fred J. Melville, “Some Forgeries of Great Britain”, Stamp Magazine (U.K.), Vol. 3 (November 1936): 9. Forgery and postmark: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.152 (Yvert 33-39); J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.80. Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.404,5.
  • 56. 2sh pale brown stamp, 1880. Sperati forgery and fraudulent postmarks: British Philatelic Association (Publisher), The Work Of Jean De Sperati, pp.47,48 and Plate 10; Robson Lowe, “Sperati and His Craft”, The Philatelist, Vol. 19 (May 1953): 197-99, continued at Vol. 20 (October 1953): 2-4. Four Sperati forgeries: Barefoot, Forgery & Reprint Guide 1: Great Britain , pp.8-11. The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.283; additional forgery: Alden C. Johnson, Forgeries Old and New, Vol. 2, pp.15,16. Forgery, fake made from Scott 55: L.N.& M. Williams, “Forgeries of British Stamps”, Stamp Review, Vol. 3 (June 1939): 370-73, at p.372. Altered stamp by trimming wings and reperforating: Peter A. Robertson, “All About Wings – The 1880 2 Shilling Pale Brown”, Opinions V: Philatelic Expertizing – An Inside View, (The Philatelic Foundation, N.Y., N.Y., 1988): 241-44. Fake made from Scott 49: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.152 (Yvert 33-39).
  • 59,60. 6p typographed issues of 1872-73. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.152 (Yvert 47,48). Forgery and genuine postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.402,3. Unwatermarked forgery of the gray stamp: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.80.
  • 66,67. 2½p, claret stamps of 1875 and 1876. A.R. Cowman, “The Forgeries of Great Britain”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 24 (November 1931): 152-55, continued at (December 1931): 187-89, at pp.152-55. Forgery of the 1876 stamp and genuine postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.405,6.
  • 74,75. 10sh and £1, watermarked Maltese Cross, 1878. Official imitation of the 10sh: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.179. Forgery of the £1 Robson Lowe, “Parisian forgeries”, The G.B. Journal, Vol. 1 (February 1958): 76-79, at p.76, reprinted in Philately (B.P.A.), Vol. 7 (July-August 1958): pp.46-49. L.N.& M. Williams, “Forgeries of British Stamps”, Stamp Review, Vol. 3 (June 1939): 370-73. A.R. Cowman, “The Forgeries of Great Britain”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 24 (November 1931): 152-55, continued at (December 1931): 187-89, at pp.152-55. Unwatermarked forgery of £5 and forgeries of 10sh and £5 on bleached fiscals: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.80. Anon. Note regarding fraudulent cancellation on Specimen stamps: the Philatelic Journal of Great Britain, Vol. 79 (September 1969): 60.
  • Maltese Cross and other Peter Winter fraudulent postmarks: Robson Lowe, “’House of Stamps’ Forgeries”, Postal History, the journal of the Postal History Society, Whole No. 267, (September 1993): 87-91.
  • 79 (Plate #227). 1p, 1880-81. Fake: W.H.S. Cheavin, “ Philately and X-Rays: Repairs and Fakes: Part 1 – Great Britain”, Philately (B.P.A.), Vol. 1 (March-April 1948): 190,91,200, material also published in Stamp Magazine (U.K.), Vol. 18 (March 1952): 267-70, continued at (April 1952): 294,308-11.
  • 87. 1sh of 1881. Senf brothers facsimiles: Varro E. Tyler, “The Gebrüder Senf Facsimiles”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 34 (1968): 194.
  • 88,89. 1p lilac, 1881. Cancellation of specimen: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.186.
  • 91. 10sh, 1882-83. Barefoot, Forgery & Reprint Guide 1: Great Britain, p.14. Forgeries on bleached-out fiscals: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.80.
  • 93. £5 stamp of 1882. Horsey, The 5 Pound Orange (2014). Barefoot, Forgery & Reprint Guide 1: Great Britain, pp.12,13. Forgery of the £5: Peter A. Robertson, “Stamps Do Get Around”, Opinions VI: Philatelic Expertizing – An Inside View, (The Philatelic Foundation, N.Y., N.Y., 1992):139-42. A.R. Cowman, “The Forgeries of Great Britain”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 24 (November 1931): 152-55, continued at (December 1931): 187-89, at pp.152-55. Forgery of the £5 and genuine postmark: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.403,4. Unwatermarked forgery of £5 and forgeries of 10sh and £5 on bleached-out fiscals: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.80. Senf brothers facsimiles: Varro E. Tyler, “The Gebrüder Senf Facsimiles”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 34 (1968): 194. Anon. Note regarding fraudulent cancellation on Specimen stamps: the Philatelic Journal of Great Britain, Vol. 79 (September 1969): 60.
  • 96,108,09. 2sh6p, 1883, 5sh and 10sh values, 1883-84. Cancellation of specimen: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.188.
  • 96a, 108a, 109b,c. High value stamps on blued paper. Faked blue paper: Trevor I. Harris, “The Great Britain 1883 High Values on Blued Paper – A Story of Forgery and Dedeit“, Fakes Forgeries Experts journal No. 13 (April 2010): 52-54.
  • 98-107. Lilac and Green series, 1883-84. Cancellation of specimen: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p 189. Forgery of the 9p: Anon., “Great Britain 1883 9d. Dull Green – the ‘Oh-Ho’ Forgery”, The Philatelist And PJGB, Vol. 6 (March-April 1986): 81. Fake of the 9p, made from Scott.101: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.152 (Yvert 84). Unwatermarked forgery of the 9p: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.80.
  • 108,42. 5sh stamp of 1884 and £1 stamp of 1902-11. A.R. Cowman, “The Forgeries of Great Britain”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 24 (November 1931): 152-55, continued at (December 1931): 187-89, at pp.152-55.
  • 110. £1 stamp of 1884. L.N. and M. Williams, “Forgeries of British Stamps”, The Philatelist, Vol. 11 (Auguast 1945) 232-36. Robson Lowe, “Parisian forgeries”, The G.B. Journal, Vol. 1 (February 1958): 76-79, at p.76, reprinted in Philately (B.P.A.), Vol. 7 (July-August 1958): 46-49. W.H.S. Cheavin, “Fakes and Forgeries of France Examined by X-Rays”, Stamp Magazine (U.K.), Vol. 18 (November 1951): 94,95, continued at (November 1951): 108.9. Senf brothers facsimile: Varro E. Tyler, “The Gebrüder Senf Facsimiles”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 34 (1968): 194.
  • 111-26. Jubilee Issue, 1887-92. Cancellation of specimens: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.191.
  • 122. 1sh value of the issue of 1887-92. George Kirk Jeffryes forgery: Alfred J. Branston, “The Forgeries of George Kirke Jeffryes” The Philatelist and PJGB, Vol. 6 (July-August 1986): 174-77, continued from (March-April 1986): 65, and continued at (September-October 1986): 205-8, and at (November-December 1986): 272,73.
  • 123,24. £1 brown, 1888, £1 green of 1891. L.N. and M. Williams, “Forgeries of British Stamps”, The Philatelist, Vol. 11 (Auguast 1945): 232-36. (1£, 1888). Forgeries of the 1£ brown and fraudulent postmark: Wm Irving, “Ware Forgery!”, Stamp Collecting, Vol. 71 (November 6, 1948): 131.
    Telegraph cancellations on Victorian stamps: M.R. Hewlet, “The telegraph Cancellations on Victorian Great Britain”, Stamp Collecting, Vol. 125 (September 25, 1975): 192,95.
  • KGV, KGVI, QEII stamps cancelled with heavy Black bars were demonitized for the purpose of training British postal workers: Linn’s editors, “Collectors’ Forum: Postal training bars”, Linn’s Stamp News (November 28, 2005): 42.
  • 127-43. First K.E.VII issue, 1902-11. Cancellation of specimens: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.195. See listings below for the £1 stamps for more citations.
  • 129. £1, 1888. Wm. Irving, “Forgery of Great Britain 1£ Watermark ‘Orb’”, Philately (B.P.A.), Vol. 2 (January-February 1949): 63,64; more at (May-June 1949): 108.
  • 142. £1 value of the issue of 1902-11. George Lowden forgery and fraudulent cancellations: Trevor I. Harris, “The Lowden Forgery – The Full Story Told for the First Time”, Fakes Forgeries Experts journal No. 13 (April 2010):125,26. L.N. and M. Williams, “Forgeries of British Stamps”, The Philatelist, Vol. 11 (August 1945): 232-36; Barefoot, Forgery & Reprint Guide 1: Great Britain, p.15. Lowden and three other postal forgeries: H.G. Leslie Fletcher, “Postal Forgeries of the World”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 66 (May-June 1974): 74,75. Unwatermarked forgery and fraudulent cancellation: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.80.
  • 151-81. KGV issues, 1911-19. Cancellation of specimen stamps: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), pp.198,99,201-04.
  • 185,187-220. British Lion and KGV issues, 1924-36. Cancellation of Specimens: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), pp. 205-08.
  • 226-29. Silver Jubilee Issue, 1935. Cancellation of specimens: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.208. Forgery of the German Propaganda Forgery of the ½p: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol.15, “Propagada and Espionage Forgeries”, (“German Propaganda Forgeries for England“).
  • 230-33. Edward VIII, 1936. Cancellation of specimen: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.209.
  • 234. 1½p Coronation, 1937. Forgery of the German Propaganda Forgery: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol.15, “Propagada and Espionage Forgeries”, (“German Propaganda Forgeries for England“).
  • 235-42. KGVI, 1937-39. German Propaganda Forgeries and forgery of the German Propaganda Forgeries: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol.15, “Propaganda and Espionage Forgeries”, (“German Propaganda Forgeries for England“ Michel 1-8).
  • 236 1p value of the KGVI issue of 1937-39. German Propaganda forgery. Werner M. Bohne, “Caveat Emptor: Detecting German Forgeries”, American Philatelist, Vol. 96, whole no. 983 (December 1982): 1097-1103.
  • 237. 1½p value of the issue of 1937-39. German Propaganda forgery: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol.15, “Propaganda and Espionage Forgeries”, (“German Propaganda Forgeries for England“).
  • 238,39. 2p and 2½p values of the issue of 1937-39. German Propaganda forged overprints. Ming W. Tsang, Hong Kong Forgeries (Hong Kong Stamp Society, Glenside, PA, 1994), pp.140,41.
  • Two cancellations used on the German Propaganda Forgeries. Of the KGVI series of 1937-39. German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol.15, “Propagada and Espionage Forgeries”, (“German Propaganda Forgeries for England“ Michel 1-8 with cancellation).
  • 275. 1£ KG VI, 1948. Fiscal (or non-postage) cancellation: Anon. Note, Stamp Collecting, Vol. 74 (June 30, 1950): 365. Reperforated on one side (to mask tears): Anon. Note: Stamp Collecting, Vol. 77 (November 16, 1951): 267.
  • 476-79 (Missing color errors). Gold Impressed on 6p and 1sh3p values of the Battle of Hastings issue and on the Christmas stamps, 1966. Fakes of missing color errors: R.E. Clark, “On Removing the Gold from the Battle of Hastings and the 1966 Christmas Issue”, Stamp Collecting, Vol. 110 (May 30, 1968): 807. Anon. Note, Stamp Collecting, Vol. 107 (January 27, 1967): 955.
  • MH124-128. 24p Chestnut Machin Head. Postal forgeries: Hendrik W. van.der Vlist “Modern Stamp Forgeries of Great Britain”, translated by Cees J.E. Janssen, Fakes Forgeries Experts journal No. 13 (April 2010): 135-50, at pp.135-37. Gavin Fryer, “Great Britain Definitive Forgeries 1993-2004”, Fakes Forgeries Experts journal, No.11 (April 2008): 49,50. Wayne L. Youngblood, “Spot the Counterfeit: British fakes are worth real money”, Scott Stamp Monthly (Second Series), Vol. 13 (February 1995): 14-16; Anon., “Postal Forgeries of Machin Head reported” (based on an article in the Variety Club News, summer 1993), Linn’s Stamp News (August 2, 1993): 11. David Alderfer, “The 1993 24-penny Machin postal forgery”, Linn’s Stamp News (September 12, 1994): 12. Postal forgery: Hugh Jefferies, “The Forged 24p Machin”, Gibbons Stamp Monthly (Second Series), Vol. 24 (May 1994): 43,44, continued at Vol. 25 (December 1994): 37. Anon., “Forged 24p Machin On Sale”, Gibbons Stamp Monthly (Second Series), Vol. 24 (September 1993): 33. Rally Bates, query and answer to “Collector’ Forum”, Linn’s Stamp News, June 5, 2006, p.40.
  • MH 177-82 (?), 2nd Class rate. James Skinner, “Forgeries of another kind”, The Philatelic Exporter, March 1995, p.32.
  • MH178,79. 2nd Class blue (Non-Denominated), 1989. Postal forgeries: Gavin Fryer, “Great Britain Definitive Forgeries 1993-2004”, Fakes Forgeries Experts journal, No.11 (April 2008): 49,50.
  • MH 293. 2nd Class rate, light blue Booklet stamp. Postal forgery: Hendrik W. van.der Vlist “Modern Stamp Forgeries of Great Britain”, translated by Cees J.E. Janssen, Fakes Forgeries Experts journal No. 13 (April 2010): 135-50, at pp.135, 37-43.
  • MH 301. First class gold booklet stamp, 1997. Gavin Fryer, “Great Britain Definitive Forgeries 1993-2004”, Fakes Forgeries Experts journal, No.11 (April 2008): 49,50. Hendrik W. van.der Vlist “Modern Stamp Forgeries of Great Britain”, translated by Cees J.E. Janssen, Fakes Forgeries Experts journal No. 13 (April 2010): 135-50, at pp.143-50.
  • (to) BK169. Pre-decimal currency issue booklet panes, before 1971. Fakes: L.F. Newbery, “Pre-decimal Faked Stamp Books”, Stamp Collecting, Vol. 122 (June 6, 1974): 689.
  • House of Stamps forged postmarks: Robson Lowe, “House of Stamps Forgeries”, Philatelist and PJGB, Vol. 14 (April-June 1994): 36-38.
    Genuine cancellations: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I (Second Edition), pp.260-281.
    Revenue cancellation. S.G. Rich, “British Fiscal Cancellation”, American Philatelist, Vol. 47 (April 1934): 389.
    J1-J8. Postage Due stamps, 1914-22. Cancellation of specimens: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. I, p.147.
    Official stamps, generally. Forged overprints: R. Taylor, “Official Stamps”, Stamp Magazine (U.K.), Vol. 54 (February 1988): 63-65.
  • O1. Imperforate 1p black Official stamp, 1840. Fake made from Scott 1: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postge Stamps, Vol. I (Second Edition), p.283; L.N.& M. Williams, “Forgeries of British Stamps”, Stamp Review, Vol. 3 (June 1939): 370-73, at p.373. Fakes: L.N. and M. Williams, “The First Official Stamp”, Stamp Collecting Vol. 52 (August 19, 1939): 538. Forgery and fake: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.151 (1840, Official 1-penny). Forgery and fakes, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.401,2.
  • O2-O26. Inland Revenue issue of 1882-85. Two forgeries of the lower value overprint and a forgery of the higher value overprint: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.406-8.
  • O27-O43. Government Parcels Official stamps, 1883-1902. Forged overprint: W.A. Wiseman, “Forgeries of Departmental Overprints”, Gibbons Stamp Monthly (Second Series), Vol. 22 (September 1991): 37,40,41.
  • O44-O53, Office of Works, 1896-02. Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, p.408.
  • O63, O64, Royal Household, 1902. Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, p.409.
  • O65-O71. Board of Education Official stamps, 1902 and 1902-04. The genuine overprinted stamps are cancelled between February 19, 1902 and May 14, 1904 (some later): W.A. Wiseman, “British Stamps: Education, Postal History and Stamps Part 5”, Gibbons Stamp Monthly, (Second Series), Vol. 29 (March 1999): 41-45, at p.43. Forged overprint: Robson Lowe (editor), The Gee-Ma Forgeries, p.9. Forged overprint on the 1902-4 issue: Alden C. Johnson, Forgeries Old and New, Vol. 2, p.16.
  • O78-O83. Admiralty overprint, 1903. Forged overprint: Robson Lowe (editor), The Gee-Ma Forgeries, p.9.
  • U1-U4. Mulready envelopes and letters, 1840. H.E. Radasch, “The Mulready Reprints, Facsimiles, Counterfeits, Etc.”, The Collectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 18 (October 1939): 277-87. Lord Holland facsimile: David R. Beech, “Great Britain 1840 Mulready Lord Holland Facsimile“, The London Philatelist, Vol. 116 (December 2007): 366-68. A.R. Cowman, “The Forgeries of Great Britain”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 24 (November 1931): 152-55, continued at (December 1931): 187-89, at (November 1931): 152-55, and at (December 1931): 189. Moens forgery: Alfred S. Whitehead, “Great Britain: The Mulready Envelope”, American Philatelist, Vol. 44 (January 1931): 188-97, at p.197. Three forgeries and genuine postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 1, pp.410-14. Senf brothers facsimiles of U1, U2: Varro E. Tyler, “The Gebrüder Senf Facsimiles”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 34 (1968): 194. Forgery of the 1d envelope: Barefoot, Forgery & Reprint Guide 1: Great Britain, pp.4,5. South Kinsington Museum Reprints: Dr. Franz Kalckhoff, An Illustrated Catalog of All Known Reprints Of Officially Issued Postage Stamps, Envelopes, Post Cards, Wrappers, Etc. And How To Detect Them, p.33. Penny Post Jubilee facsimile of 1890: Herman Herst, Jr., “The Mulready Goes Marching On”, The American Philatelic Congress Book 51 (October 1985): 165-77. Facsimiles: Alan Huggins, “Mulready Facsimiles”, Fakes Forgeries Experts journal, No.5 (May 2002): 27-38.

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