Forged Stamps of Zululand

1888. Natal Stamps Surcharged. 1/2 Penny

Genuine vs. Forgeries

Zululand_1888_Natal_QV_halfd_Genuine

Genuine

Zululand_1888_Natal_QV_halfd_Double_Genuine

Genuine – Double overprint

Zululand_1888_QV_1.5p_Green_Forgery

Forged overprint on genuine stamp

Zululand_QV_one-half-penny_Forgery

Forged overprint on genuine stamp

zululand_qv_one-half-penny_forgery2

Forged overprint on genuine stamp

1888-1893. Great Britain Stamps Surcharged. One Penny

Forgery

Zululand_QV_1p_Forgery

Forged overprint on genuine stamp

1888-1893. Great Britain Stamps Surcharged. Three Penny

Forgery

zululand_qv_3d_forgery

Forged overprint on genuine stamp

1888-1893. Great Britain Stamps Surcharged. 4 1/2 Penny

Forgeries

Zululand_QV_4halfd_Forgery

Forged overprint

Zululand_QV_4halfd_Forgery2

Forged overprint

1888-1893. Great Britain Stamps Surcharged. 5 Penny

Forgeries

zululand_qv_5d_forgery

Forged overprint on genuine stamp

zululand_qv_5d_forgery2

Forged overprint on genuine stamp

1888-1893. Great Britain Stamps Surcharged. 1 Shilling

Forgery

Zululand_QV_1s_Forgery

Forged overprint

1891. Natal Revenue Stamps surcharged

Genuine vs. Forgery

Zululand_1891_Natal_Revenue_QV_1pound_Genuine

Genuine

Zululand_1891_Natal_Revenue_QV_5pounds_Genuine

Genuine

Zululand_1891_Natal_Revenue_QV_20pounds_Genuine

Genuine

Zululand_Natal_20pound_Forgery

Forgery

1894-1896. Queen Victoria. 2s/6d

Forgery

Zululand_QV_2s6d_Forgery

Forgery

Common Ceylon stamp bleached. Ceylon postmark

1894-1896. Queen Victoria. 4s

Forgery

Zululand_QV_4s_Forgery

Forgery

Common Ceylon stamp bleached. Ceylon postmark

Fournier Forged Overprints

Zululand_Fournier_Forged_Overprints

ZULULAND

Fournier Forged Postmark

Zululand_Fournier_Forged_Postmark

ESHOME ZUZLULAND

Thanks to Tim Harrison for images of bleached Ceylon stamps

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Literature

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  • 1-11. Overprinted British stamps, 1888-93. Forged overprint on the 1p: Frank Aretz, Know Your Stamps, Vol. III, p.72; Alden C. Johnson, Forgeries Old and New, Vol. 1, p.38. Forged overprint: Reverend R.B. Earée, Album Weeds/ How to Detect Forged Stamps (Third Edition), Vol. 2, p.709. Cancellation of specimen stamps: The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps, Vol. II, p.117.
  • 12,13. Overprinted Natal stamps, 1888-94. Measurements of genuine overprint. The Serrane Guide/ Stamp Forgeries of the World to 1926, p.366 (1888).
  • 21. 2/6p, 1894. Forgery and forged postmark: F.A. Godden, “My Reference Collection”, Godden’s Gazette, Vol. 6 (December 1938): 67.

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