Forged stamps of Guam

U.S. Possession

1899. USA Postage Stamps Overprinted GUAM

Genuine vs. Forgery

Guam_Scott2_Genuine

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Guam_6cent_Genuine

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Guam_Scott9a_Forgery

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Guam_50cent_Genuine

Genuine

Guam_1899_1dollar_Genuine

Genuine

Fournier Forged Overprints

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  • 1-13, E1, 1899. Overprinted First issue under U.S. Administration, 1899-1900. (April 2010): 172-77. Forged overprint. Gilbert M. Plas, “Overprints at 36“, Possessions, Vol. 5 (Third Quarter, 1982): 17. Frank Aretz, Know Your Stamps, Vol. III, p.56. J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.207 (1899). Special Printings: Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, notes following 219, 225 and 240. Forged overprint: Arthur J. Trumbull, “Possessions And Dependencies”, The Bureau Specialist, Vol. 20 (September 1949): 201-3. Forged overprint, genuine postmarks: Arthur J. Trumbull, “Collecting Guam”, Stamps (U.S.), Vol. 36 (September 20, 1941): 413-16,26,30; reprinted in Stamp Magazine (U.K.), Vol. 8 (January 1942): 94,95. See below for more citations.
  • 1. 1c overprinted Franklin, 1899. Eight forgeries of the overprint: Len McMaster, “1898 1c Guam Overprint Forgeries“, United States Specialist, Vol. 81 (April 2010): 172-77.
  • 9. 10c Type II, 1899. Two forged overprints: Lloyd H. Flickinger, “Counterfeits of Guam 10c Type II”, The United States Specialist, Vol. 48 (May 1977): 205-7; sequel re third forgery of overprint: The United States Specialist, Vol. 49 (January 1978): 32,33.
  • E1. 10c Special Delivery stamp, 1899. See “1-13, E1” above for citations.

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