Forged Stamps of Lombardy & Venetia
Genuine vs. Forgeries
Second ‘K’ in KKPOST broken
‘5’ not attached to ornament
Bottom leg of first ‘E’ in STEMPEL is missing serif.
Genuine Type I – exists only on hand-made paper.
‘5’ is closed
‘5’ is attached to the frame
The central serif of the first ‘E’ in CENTES is damaged.
The bottom leg of second ‘E’ in CENTES is damaged in type IIa – it is complete in type IIb.
Genuine Type II – exists only on hand-made paper.
Lombardy & Venetia