Forged stamps of Marienwerder

1920. Commision Interalliée Marienwerder. 50 Pfennig

Genuine vs. Forgery

Marienwerder_50pf_Genuine

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Forged overprint on genuine stamp

1920. Commision Interalliée Marienwerder. 5 Mark

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Marienwerder_1920_Germania_5m-on7.5pf_Genuine

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Marienwerder_1920_Germania_5m-on7.5pf_Inverted_Forgery

Forged inverted overprint on genuine stamp

Marienwerder_1920_Germania_5m-on7.5pf_Double_Forgery

Forged double overprint on genuine stamp

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  • 1-14. Horizontally imperforate stamps. Fakes made by trimming perforations: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol. 11, “German Plebicite Issues“ (Michel Marienwerder 1-14 Horizontally imperforate).
  • 24-31. Overprinted issue (on German stamps of 1905-19), 1920. 119 forgeries of the regular overprint, double and inverted overprint forgeries: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol. 11, “German Plebicite Issues“ (Michel Marienwerder 15-20 and 20). Trial impressions of the 75pf, 80pf, 1m: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • 31. Overprinted 1m, 1920. 48 forged overprints: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol. 11, “German Plebicite Issues“ (Michel Marienwerder 21 I). Also see 24-31 above.
  • 32. 1m on 2pf, 1920. Two forged surcharges and fraudulent postmark: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol. 11, “German Plebicite Issues“ (Michel Marienwerder 22).
  • 33. 2m on 2½pf, 1920. Fifteen types of genuine surcharges and Six fraudulent surcharges: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol. 11, “German Plebicite Issues“ (Michel Marienwerder 23).
  • 34. 3m on 3pf, 1920. Sixteen genuine types of surcharge and four fraudulent surcharges: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol. 11, “German Plebicite Issues“ (Michel Marienwerder 24).
  • 35. 5m on 7½pf, 1920. Seventeen types of genuine surcharges, six forgeries of the regular surcharge and a forged double surcharge: German Philatelic Society Reference Manual of Forgeries, Vol. 11, “German Plebicite Issues“ (Michel Marienwerder 25).
  • Fournier false postmark. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.233 (Yvert 1-6).

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