Forged stamps of New Brunswick

Canadian Province

1851

Coat of Arms

 
New_Brunswick_1851_3p_Genuine
New_Brunswick_1851_6p_Genuine2
New_Brunswick_1851_1sh_Genuine

1860-1863

 
New_Brunswick_1c_Locomotive_Genuine
New_Brunswick_17c_Prince-of-Wales_Spiro_Forgery
New_Brunswick_12halfc_Steamship_Genuine
New_Brunswick_5c_Queen_Victoria_Spiro_Forgery2
New_Brunswick_10c_Queen_Victoria_Genuine

1860

Unissued

 
New_Brunswick_Connell_Genuine

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  • 1-4. Pence issue of 1851. Two Spiro Brothers and other foreries: Evert Klaseboer, Stamps: Catalogue, CD Rom, Vol.1 (Singapore, February 2008). R.B. Mitchell, R.D., Fakes & Forgeries of New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island (Scotia Stamp Studio, Ltd., Halifax, N.S. Canada, 1979), pp.4-11. E.A. Smythies, B.N.A. Fakes And Forgeries, pp.63,85. Fournier and Panelli forgeries: Alden C. Johnson, Forgeries Old and New, Vol. 1, p.19. E.A. Smythies, “The Spiro Forgeries of BNA”, The London Philatelist, Vol. 82 (June 1973): 137. F. Walter Pollack, “Canada Corner” column, Stamps (U.S.), Vol. 27 (June 10, 1939): 352. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.254 (Yvert 1-3). Three forgeries, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol.2, pp.86,87. Panelli fraudulent postmark for pence issues: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. V, p.344. Forgeries and fraudulent postmark: Robson Lowe and Carl Walske, The Oneglia Engraved Forgeries, p.65: 1. Paper XIX, Lowell Ragatz (editor), The Spud Papers/ An Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue Of Early Philatelic Forgeries, p.56. Reprints and forgeries: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, pp.103,4. Reprints and forgeries: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. V, p.348. Engraved forgery: Alex Worsfold, “Focus on Canada: Provinces Forgeries”, Mekeel’s Weekly Stamp News, Vol. 173 (December 10, 1993). Reprints: Alumnus, “Notes on Reprints”, The Stamp Lover, Vol. 37 (August-September 1944): 27-29,35; Edward Denny Bacon, Reprints of Postal Adhesive Stamps And Their Characteristics, p.93; Scott Classic Specialized Catalogue. 1890 reprints: L.N. and M. Williams, “Is it a Reprint?“, Stamp Review, Vol. 1 (October 1937): 21,22,35,36, more at Vol. 2 (January 1938): 20-22, at p.35. Remainder cancellations (?) and reprints: Nicholas Argenti, “The Pence Issues of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick” The London Philatelist, Vol. 63 (July 1954): 118-25. McDonald circular remainder cancellations: E.A. Smythies, “Some Famous Forgers”, Maple Leaves, (June 1974): 76-82, at p.77. Remainder cancellation: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. V, p.348. Telegraph cancellations distinguished: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog, boxed note following No.29A.
  • 5. Charles Connell unissued stamp of 1860. R.B. Mitchell, Fakes & Forgeries of New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island (Scotia Stamp Studio, Ltd., Halifax, N.S. Canada, 1979), pp.18-25. Forgeries and fake: Kenneth W. Pugh, Reference Manual of BNA Fakes, Forgeries and Counterfeits. Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 2, p.93.
  • 6-11. Cents issue of 1860-63. Kenneth W. Pugh, Reference Manual of BNA Fakes, Forgeries and Counterfeits. R.B. Mitchell, Fakes & Forgeries of New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island (Scotia Stamp Studio, Ltd., Halifax, N.S. Canada, 1979), pp.9,12-17. E.A. Smythies, B.N.A. Fakes And Forgeries, p.83. Kenneth W. Pugh, Reference Manual of BNA Fakes, Forgeries and Counterfeits. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.255 (Yvert 4-10). Spiro forgery: 1-4. Pence issue of 1851. R.B. Mitchell, R.D., Fakes & Forgeries of New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island (Scotia Stamp Studio, Ltd., Halifax, N.S. Canada, 1979), pp.4-11. E.A. Smythies, B.N.A. Fakes And Forgeries, pp.63,85. Fournier and Panelli forgeries: Alden C. Johnson, Forgeries Old and New, Vol. 1, p.19. E.A. Smythies, “The Spiro Forgeries of BNA”, The London Philatelist, Vol. 82 (June 1973): 137. F. Walter Pollack, “Canada Corner” column, Stamps (U.S.), Vol. 27 (June 10, 1939): 352. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.254 (Yvert 1-3). Three forgeries, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol.2, pp.86,87. Panelli fraudulent postmark for pence issues: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. V, p.344. Forgeries and fraudulent postmark: Robson Lowe and Carl Walske, The Oneglia Engraved Forgeries, p.65. Paper XIX, Lowell Ragatz (editor), The Spud Papers/ An Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue Of Early Philatelic Forgeries, p.56. Reprints and forgeries: J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, pp.103,4. Reprints and forgeries: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. V, p.348. Spiro Brothers forgery: Alex Worsfold, “Focus on Canada: Provinces Forgeries”, Mekeel’s Weekly Stamp News, Vol. 173 (December 1993): 26. J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.104. Paper XIX, Lowell Ragatz (editor), The Spud Papers/ An Illustrated Descriptive Catalog Of Early Philatelic Forgeries, pp.56,57. Also see entries for individual stamps of the series below for more citations.
  • 6. 1c Locomotive regular issue, 1860. Spiro Brothers forgery: Varro Tyler, Linn’s Focus on Forgeries: A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps, Revised, Expanded Edition, p.181. Spiro Brothers (two types) and other forgeries: Kenneth W. Pugh, Reference Manual of BNA Fakes, Forgeries and Counterfeits. Forgery, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 2, p.88.
  • 7. 2c Chalon Head stamp, 1863. Spiro Brothers forgery: Varro Tyler, Linn’s Focus on Forgeries: A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps, Revised, Expanded Edition, p.182. Spiro Brothers and another forgery: Kenneth W. Pugh, Reference Manual of BNA Fakes, Forgeries and Counterfeits. Two forgeries, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 2, pp.88,89.
  • 8. 5c Chalon Head stamp, 1860. Two types of Spiro Brothers forgeries: Varro Tyler, Linn’s Focus on Forgeries: A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps, Revised, Expanded Edition, p.183. Spiro Brothers forgeries (two types): Kenneth W. Pugh, Reference Manual of BNA Fakes, Forgeries and Counterfeits. Two forgeries, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 2, pp.89,90.
  • 9. 10c Chalon Head stamp, 1860-63. Forgery, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 2, p.90.
  • 10. 12 1⁄2c regular issue, 1860. Spiro Brothers forgery: Varro Tyler, Linn’s Focus on Forgeries: A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps, Revised, Expanded Edition, p.184. The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. V, p.354. Spiro Brothers and other forgeries: Kenneth W. Pugh, Reference Manual of BNA Fakes, Forgeries and Counterfeits. Forgery, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 2, pp.90,91. Forgery and fraudulent postmark: Paper XXXIX, Lowell Ragatz (editor), The Spud Papers/ An Illustrated Descriptive Catalog Of Early Philatelic Forgeries, p.99.
  • 11. 17c regular issue 1860. Spiro Brothers and other forgeries: Varro Tyler, Linn’s Focus on Forgeries: A Guide to Forgeries of Common Stamps, Revised, Expanded Edition, p.185. Kenneth W. Pugh, Reference Manual of BNA Fakes, Forgeries and Counterfeits. Three forgeries, genuine and fraudulent postmarks: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 2, pp.91,92.
  • Fraudulent postmark. R.B. Mitchell, Fakes & Forgeries of New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island (Scotia Stamp Studio, Ltd., Halifax, N.S. Canada, 1979), p.26.
  • Fraudulent circle town postmarks on remainders. Kenneth W. Pugh, Reference Manual of BNA Fakes, Forgeries and Counterfeits.
  • Fraudulent postmarks on remainders and genuine postmarks: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps 1661-1947, Vol. V, p.354 and pp.340-43.
  • de Thuin fraudulent postmark: James M. Chemi, James H. Beal and James T, De Voss (editors), The Yucatan Affair: The Work of Raoul Ch. de Thuin, Philatelic Counterfeiter, p.40.
  • Spiro Brothers, Fournier, Sperati, Pannelli and Crown fraudulent postmarks. E.A. Smythies, B.N.A. Fakes And Forgeries, pp.49,95,97.

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