Forged stamps of Maldives

1906. King Edward VII. Ceylon Stamps Surcharged

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  • 1-6. Overprinted issue of 1906. Forged overprint: Eugene V. Connett 3rd, “The Maldive Islands: Their Postage Stamps and Postal History”, The Collectors Club Philatelist, Vol. 35 (November 1956): 339-57, at p.352. Forgery and fraudulent postmark: Stephen G. Rich, “Maldives”, The S.P.A. Journal, Vol. 18 (January 1956): 241. Measurement of genuine overprint: A.R. Cowman, “The Forgeries of Ceylon”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 26 (February 1934): 259-63.
  • Madame Joseph fraudulent postmark, 26 IV 07. Derek Worboys and Roger B. West, Madame Joseph Forged Postmarks, p.67.

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