Forged stamps of Ivory Coast

Cote D’ Ivoire

1892. French Colonies Navigation & Commerce. 10 Centimes

Forgery

Ivory_Coast_1892_10c_Hirschburger_Forgery

Hirschburger forgery

1892. French Colonies Navigation & Commerce. 20 Centimes

Forgery

Ivory_Coast_1892_20c_Hirschburger_Forgery

Hirschburger forgery

1892. French Colonies Navigation & Commerce. 30 Centimes

Forgery

Ivory_Coast_1892_30c_Hirschburger_Forgery

Hirschburger forgery

1892. French Colonies Navigation & Commerce. 1 Franc

Forgery

Ivory_Coast_1892_1f_Hirschburger_Forgery

Hirschburger forgery

1906. Dr. Noël-Eugéne Ballay. 5 Francs

Genuine vs. Forgeries

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Genuine

Ivory_Coast_1906_5f_Fournier_Forgery

Fournier forgery

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Fournier forgery

1912. French Colonies Navigation & Commerce surcharged 5 on 30 Centimes

Genuine vs. Forgery

Ivory_Coast_1912_5c_Genuine

Genuine

Ivory_Coast_1912_5c_Fournier_Forgery

Hirschburger forgery

1979. Moth – Auchenisa Schausi. 70 Francs

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Ivory_Coast_1979_70f_Genuine

Genuine

Ivory_Coast_1979_70f_Forgery

Forgery

Parcel Post

Forgery

Ivory_Coast_Parcel_Post_Stamp_1Fr_Forgery

Forgery

Fournier Forged Postmark

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  • 1-17. The “Group type issue”, 1892-1900. H. Bynof-Smith, Forged Postage Stamps of Europe and Colonies, Vol. 1, pp.98,99. Perforations of the forgery (Fournier) are reversed: Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue. Also see French Congo 18-34.
  • 34-36. Ballay type common design, 1905-07. See French Guinea 45-47. 29-31. David Jennings-Bramly, “The Ballay forgeries”, The Journal of the France & Colonies Philatelic Society (U.K.), Vol.41 (March 1991): 6,7. H. Bynof-Smith, Forged Postage Stamps of Europe and Colonies, Vol. 1, pp.98,99 (Ivory Coast).
  • Fournier fraudulent postmark: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.210 (Yvert 36-40). Fournier fraudulent postmark: A.J.C.Vaurie, “Know Your Forgeries” column, The France and Colonies Philatelist (U.S.), Vol. 3 (November-December, 1943): 3. Forgery of the 5fr and fraudulent postmarks: H. Bynof-Smith, Forged Postage Stamps of Europe and Colonies, Vol. 1, pp.98,99.
  • C11-C13. High values, Airmail stamps, 1942. H.G. Leslie Fletcher, Postal Forgeries of the World, pp.104-7.

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