Forged Stamps of Mozambique

Mocambique

1876-1881

Crown

 
Mocambique_Crown_5Reis_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_10Reis-green_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_10Reis_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_20Reis_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_25Reis-red_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_25Reis_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_40Reis-blue_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_40Reis_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_50Reis_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_50Reis-green_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_100Reis_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_200Reis_Fournier_Forgery
Mocambique_Crown_300Reis_Fournier_Forgery

1913

Ceres

 
Mozambique_1913_Ceres_5e_Genuine
Mozambique_1913_Ceres_20e_Forgery2

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  • 1-14. Colonial Crown key type issue, 1877-85. See Portuguese Colonies General Issues, Colonial Crown key type. Fournier, Sperati and four other forgeries: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, pp.107,8. Two reprints: Carlos George, “The Embossed Stamps Of The Mozambique Company” (from Portugal Filatelico, No.99, July, August 1942, tran’l by Rufino Parnes and J. Cross), Portu – Info, Vol. 9 (November 1973): 22,23,28, continued at (January 1974): 36,37,44-46. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, pp.245 (Yvert 1- 14), and pp.280,81 (Portuguese Colonies). Sperati forgery of the 20r: British Philatelic Association (Publisher), The Work Of Jean De Sperati, p.167 and Plate 113. 1886 Reprints: Edward Denny Bacon, Reprints of Postal Adhesive Stamps And Their Characteristics, p.90; Dr. Franz Kalckhoff, An Illustrated Catalogue of All Known Reprints Of Officially Issued Postage Stamps, Envelopes, Post Cards, Wrappers, Etc. And How To Detect Them, pp.45,14; Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.
  • 15-23, 24-35. Colonial D. Luiz and D. Carlos, 1886 and 1894. Reprints and forgery of the 10r Colonial D. Luiz: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.66. Tables of perforations of originals and reprints: Barefoot, Forgery & Reprint Guide 12: Portuguese Colonies , pp.11,12, 15,18-23. Reprints of the 5r, 25r, 40r, 50r, 100r, 300r of the 1886 issue and reprints of the 25r, 80r, 100r, 150r of the 1894 issue: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog. Reprints of the 25r, 80r, 100r, 150r of the 1894 issue: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.9.
  • 23A. 5r on D. Luiz 40r, 1893. Forged surcharge: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.110.
  • 36-44. 7th Centenary of St. Anthony, overprint on D. Luiz stamp, 1895. Fournier, Wondelgem and four other forgeries of the overprint: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, pp.109,10. Forged overprint: John K. Cross, “The St. Anthony Forgeries Of Portuguese East Africa”, Portu – Info, Vol. 22 (April 1987): 41-49, at pp.47-49.
  • 46-48. 1898 Surcharge on D. Luiz stamps. Fournier forged surcharges: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.111.
  • 72-93. Provisionals on Colonial D. Luiz and D. Carlos, 1902. See Portuguese Colonies General Issues, 1902 Provisionals on D. Luiz and D. Carlos. Reprints of 65r, 115r, 130r, 400r values on Colonial D. Luiz stamps: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog Note following 80. Reprint of the 130r on 100r (Scott 87): D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.9; Scott Classic Specialized Catalog, Note following 93.
  • 149-91. Colonial Type Ceres, 1914-26. See Portuguese Colonies General Issues, Colonial type Ceres for forgeries of the 1⁄2c,2c,5$,10$,20$.
  • 232-34. 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, “Mozambique: Forgeries of the 1921 Surcharged Ceres”, Portu – Info, Vol. 36 (January- March 2001): 10-13.
  • C10. 1946 “Imperio” Air Surcharge. Forged surcharge: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.115.
  • C11-C23. Air Post, 1946-47. D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, pp. 114. John K. Cross, “Moçambique: The Locally Produced Airmail Stamps (1946 & 1947“, Portu-Info, Vol.40 (April-June 2005): 56-71. Forgery of second series, with words “Taxe perçue” added: Alexander F. Newall, Airmail Stamps: Fakes & Forgeries, pp.193-95 (Sanabria Airmail Catalog 24-31).
  • J1-J10. Postage Due, Colonial Due, 1904. Two forgeries, false postmarks, forged proofs: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, pp.59,60. Forgeries of 50r and 200r: Steve Katz, “Colonial Postage Dues: Unusual Fakes”, Portu – Info, Vol. 22 (October 1987): 142.
  • J46-J48, J49, J50. Postage Due, Colonial Ceres overprinted,1921 and 1924. Forgeries and Clandestine prints: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.113.
  • P1-P5. Newspaper Stamps, D. Luiz 40r surcharges, 1893. Forged surcharge: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.110.
  • P6. 21⁄2r Newspaper stamp, 1893. Reprint: D.J. Davies, Forged Postage Stamps of Portugal and Colonies, p.9; Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.

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