Forged stamps of Obock

1892. French Colonies Handstamped Obock. 1 Centime

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1892. French Colonies Handstamped Obock. 2 Centimes

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1892. French Colonies Handstamped Obock. 4 Centimes

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Obock_1892_4c_Forgery

Both stamp and surcharge is forged

1892. French Colonies Handstamped Obock. 5 Centimes

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Obock_1892_5c_Forgery

Both stamp and surcharge is forged

1892. French Colonies Handstamped Obock. 15 Centimes

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Obock_1892_15c_Forgery

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1892. French Colonies Handstamped Obock. 25 Centimes

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Obock_1892_25c_Forgery

Both stamp and surcharge is forged

1892. French Colonies Handstamped Obock. 35 Centimes

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Obock_1892_35c_Forgery

Both stamp and surcharge is forged

1892. French Colonies Handstamped Obock. 1 Franc

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Both stamp and surcharge is forged

1892. French Colonies Navigation & Commerce. 1 Franc

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Fournier Forged Postmark

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OBOCK 27 MARS 92 COLONIE-FRANCse

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  • 1-20. Overprinted “Alphee Dubois” issue of French Colonies, 1892. For forgery of the basic stamp see French Colonies 46-59. The 1892 issue, “OBOCK” on arc: forgery of the basic stamp and the overprint: A.C. Johnson, “The Counterfeit Detector”, The S.P.A. Journal, Vol. 4 (February 1942): 179; Alden C. Johnson, Forgeries Old and New, Vol. 1, p.21; Frank Aretz, Know Your Stamps, Vol. III, p.56. Fournier and other forged overprint and Fournier fraudulent postmark: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.267 (Yvert 1-18). Private reprints of curved overprint, Fournier and other forged curved overprint and Fournier fraudulent cancellation: A.J.C.Vaurie, “Know Your Forgeries”column, The France and Colonies Philatelist (U.S.), Vol. 2 (July-August 1943): 18. Reprint of the curved overprint on the 4c stamp: Edward Denny Bacon, Reprints of Postal Adhesive Stamps And Their Characteristics, p.99; Scott Classic Specialized Catalog, Note after Scott 11.
  • 32-44. The “Group type issue”, 1892. Perforations of (Fournier) forgeries are reversed: Scott Classic Specialized Catalog. Also see French Congo 18-34.
  • 44A,45. Camel and Rider issue of 1893. Measurements of genuine stamps: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.267 (Yvert 45,46). J. Dorn (Publisher), The Forged Stamps of all Countries, p.47. Fournier forgeries: A.J.C.Vaurie, “Know Your Forgeries” column, The France and Colonies Philatelist (U.S.), Vol. 2 (July-August 1943): 18.
  • 63,64. High values, issue of 1894. Fournier forgeries: A.J.C.Vaurie, “Know Your Forgeries” column, The France and Colonies Philatelist (U.S.), Vol. 2 (July-August 1943): 18. Fournier forgery. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.267 (Yvert 47-64). Fournier forgeries and fakes made from Somali Coast 33E,33F: A.J.C.Vaurie, “Know Your Forgeries” column, The France and Colonies Philatelist (U.S.), Vol. 2 (July-August 1943): 19.
  • J1-J4. 5c,10c,20c and 30c Postage Due stamps, 1925. Forged overprint: Frank Aretz, Know Your Stamps, Vol .III, p.56. Private reprints of overprint; Fournier and other forged overprints and Fournier fraudulent cancellation: A.J.C.Vaurie, “Know Your Forgeries” column, The France and Colonies Philatelist (U.S.), Vol. 2 (July-August 1943): 18. Fournier forged overprint and postmark: The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.267 (Yvert 1-18); A.J.C.Vaurie, “Know Your Forgeries” column, The France and Colonies Philatelist (U.S.), Vol. 2 (July-August 1943): 18,19. Reprint of the overprint on the 5c: Edward Denny Bacon, Reprints of Postal Adhesive Stamps And Their Characteristics, p.99; Scott Classic Specialized Catalog.

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