Forged Stamps of Lourenco Marques

Lorenco Marques

1918. Ceres. Surcharged Red Cross 9-3-18

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  • 1-12. King Carlos issue of 1895. Tables of perforations of originals and reprints: Barefoot, Forgery & Reprint Guide 12: Portuguese Colonies, pp.11,12.
  • 13-28, P2. 7th Centenary of St. Anthony, overprint on D. Luiz and D. Carlos stamps of Mozombique, 1895. Fournier and another forged overprint: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.105. Forged overprint: John K. Cross, “The St. Anthony Forgeries Of Portuguese East Africa”, Portu – Info, Vol. 22 (April 1987): 41-49, at pp.46,47. Inverted and double overprints are forgeries: Carlos George, “Stamps of Lourenco Marques” (from New Handbook of Philatelic Knowledge of German Philatelists Club, Frankfort, tran’l. By Dmytro Bykovetz, Jr.), Portu – Info, Vol. 3 (April 1965): 60-64.
  • 53. 5r on 10r Fiscal Stamp, 1899. Forged overprint (or is it a proof of the overprint?): L.M. Silva, “Lourenco Marques: Forgeries? Of the 1899 Surcharged Fiscals“, Portu-Info, Vol.42 (October-December 2007): 98-101, also Addendum by the Editor following on pp. 99-101.
  • 57. 50r on 75r, 1899. Klause Queisser with John K. Cross, “Lourenco Marques: The 1899 Provisional 50r/75r“, Portu-Info, Vol.42 (July-September 2007): 77-81.
  • 58-70. Provisionals on Colonial D. Carlos (Neto) stamps, 1902. See Portuguese Colonies General Issues, 1902 Provisionals. J.W. of Wondelgem, Belgium forged 65r surcharge on the 21⁄2r Newspaper Stamp: Klaus P. Quisser and John K. Cross, “A New Lourenco Marques Variety and a Note on the Wondelgem Forgeries”, Portu – Info, Vol. 35 (October-December 2000): 168,69. Reprints: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.9. Reprints of the 130r, 400r on 50r, and 400r: Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue.
  • 77-91. Provisional issue, 1911. Inverted overprints are forgeries: Carlos George, “Stamps Of Lourenco Marquis: Part iv” (from New Handbook of Philatelic Knowledge of German Philatelists Club, Frankfort, tran’l. By Dmytro Bykovetz, Jr.), Portu – Info, Vol. 4 (January 1966): 13-16.
  • 116-131. Colonial Type Ceres, 1914. See Portuguese Colonies, Colonial Type Ceres for forgeries. Clandestine forgeries: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, pp.105, 6.
  • 160-62. 1921 Local Surcharges on Colonial type Ceres. Forged surcharges: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, pp.111,12. Forged surcharge: John K. Cross, “Mozombique: Forgeries of the 1921 Surcharged Ceres”, Portu – Info, Vol. 36 (January- March 2001): 10-13.
  • B1-B12. Red Cross Semi Postal, 1918. Forged overprint on Liso paper and other paper, John K. Cross, “Lourenco Marques: The 1918 Semi-Postals”, Portu – Info, Vol. 31 (January-March 1996): 30-34, continued at (April-June 1996): 52-69. Forged overprint: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, pp.106, 7.
  • Bogus Postage Due, Colonial Ceres overprinted,1921 and 1924. Forgeries and Clandestine prints: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.113.

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