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lot # 1167 - large lots and collections forgeries

Wednesday Sep 10, 2014 09:00 to 12:00 America/New_York America/New_York
Last date for bids: 
Sep 09, 08:00 BST

1840-1960 Worldwide - Forgery and Reference collection of 1,000+, mostly laid out on pages, some with accompanying certificates, with United States (inverted centers, faked coils and imperforate pairs), Argentina, Colombia (four multicolor Air Post adhesives), Japan (first issue, also C1-2), Belgium (5fr), Egypt (Port Fouad), Latvia (C9-13), Luxembourg (first souvenir sheet), Norway (No.1 cleaned and regummed), Poland (Krakow issue), Germany, with American Zone and Berlin, also souvenir sheets with with fake cancels, plus Saar, Danzig and Schleswig, Italy with Air Post, also Fezzan overprints (all "key" items with postage dues and parcel post, each handstamped "forgery" on reverse), Vatican City (provisional surcharges in blocks of four) and others, some on cover. Included are forgeries made by Spiro, Fournier, Panelli and Jeffreys, plus stamps with cancels or Specimen overprints removed, color changelings, fake cancels and more. An important group for a historian, student and expert -