Forged Stamps of Lombardy & Venetia

Lombardo-Veneto

1850. Coat of Arms. 30 Centesimi

Genuine vs. Forgeries

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Bottom ball-serif of ‘3’ is shaped like an oval

Genuine type I – exist only on hand-made paper

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Bottom “ball serif” of ‘3’ is well rounded, looking like a circle

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Frame of the shield is well defined and well separated from branch

Genuine type III. Type II does not exist. 2 plates om hand-made paper, 2 plates on machine-made paper. The shield might be cleaned in 2 or 3 ways. This is the best looking Type III of the whole 1850 issue. All details are very clearly printed due to the different metallic league of the final stereotypes.

Lombardy-and-Venetia_1853_Coat-of-Arms_30c_Verona_Postal_Forgery

Verona postal forgery

Upper flower ornaments different.

‘S’ and ‘N’ of ‘CENTES’ are very broad.

Lombardy-and-Venetia_1857_Coat-of-Arms_30c_Milan_Postal_Forgery.Type_II

Milan postal forgery – Type II

There are 3 types of Milan postal forgeries

Lombardy-and-Venetia_1850_Coat-of-Arms_30c_Fournier_Forgery

Fournier forgery

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