Forgeries comparaison with genuines

Every week, we will present a different fake, forgery or counterfeit.

If you want to contribute to this section, using the same format, please contact us and we will be happy to show your forgeries.

This section is in the honnor of Mr. Varro E. Tyler who published a book called FOCUS ON FORGERIES (Linn’s Stamp News (2000).

Chaque semaine nous vous présenterons un nouveau faux, falsifié ou contrefaçon.

Si vous désirez contribuer à cette section, tout en conservant le même format, veuillez communiquer avec nous.

Cette section est à l’honneur de monsieur Varro E. Tyler, qui a publié un livre titré FOCUS ON FORGERIES (Linn’s Stamp News en l’année 2000).

PLEASE NOTE : WEEK 27 (CRETE) HAS BEEN REVISED UPDATED AND CORRECTED 

Week 94. Belgium 1941 – 10c. Merode Monument forgery

Week 93. Indonesia Food Day counterfeit (1981)

Week 92. Sweden HAMMARSKJÖLD counterfeit (2005) (2)

Week 91. Sweden HAMMARSKJÖLD counterfeit (2005) (1)

Week 90. Great Britain QEII First Class gold counterfeit (1997)

Week 89. Korea 100 Mon (1884) forgery Type 3

Week 88. Great Britain 1st class red counterfeit (2013)

Week 87. Chile – Five centavos (1858) Columbus Spiro forgery

Week 86. Hong Kong Eight cents (1865) Victoria Spiro forgery

Week 85. Greece – Large Hermes 10 Lepta (1862)

Week 84. France – 40 centimes orange Ceres (1850)

Week 83. Sierra Leone – 1.5 pence Queen Victoria (1893) forgery

Week 82. Spain – 6 cuartos Queen Isabella II (1850) forgery

Week 81. Surinam 20 cents Queen Wilhelmina forgery (1892)

Week 80. India Gnat jet counterfeit

Week 79. Bahamas – One penny Queen Victoria Spiro forgery

Week 78. Korea 100 Mon (1884) forgery Type 2

Week 77. Ecuador – Coat of Arms (1865) 1 real yellow forgery

Week 76. Chile Colon 1 centavo (1867) Spiro forgery

Week 75. Colombia Arms 5 centavos (1865) forgery type 2

Week 74. Colombia Arms 5 centavos (1865) forgery type 1

Week 73. Korea 10 Mon (1884) forgery type 1

Week 72. Korea 100 Mon (1884) forgery type 1

Week 71. Germany Hildegard Knef counterfeit (2002)

Week 70. Hawaii – 2 cents King Kamehameha (1886)

Week 69. North Ingermanland 10 Markka of 1920

Week 68. North Ingermanland 5 Markka of 1920

Week 67. North Ingermanland 1 Markka of 1920

Week 66. North Ingermanland 80p of 1920

Week 65. North Ingermanland 50p of 1920

Week 64. North Ingermanland 30p of 1920

Week 63. North Ingermanland 10p of 1920

Week 62. Kiauchau 4 cents carmine Kaiser’s yatch (1905)

Week 61. German East Africa – 15 heller Kaiser’s yatch (1908)

Week 60. Caroline Islands – 80 pfennings Kaiser’s yatch (1901)

Week 59. India Amaltaas flowers counterfeit (2000)

Week 58. India Leopard Cat counterfeit (2000)

Week 57. India Sanchi Stupa counterfeit (1994)

Week 56. Bolivia – Coat of Arms issue of 1894

Week 55. Guatemala Coat of Arms (1871)

Week 54. Guatemala Liberty issue (1875)

Week 53. Kuwait – 4 dinars Mosque issue of 1981 counterfeit.

Week 52. Paraguay – 10.30 p. Airmail issue of 1929

Week 51. Paraguay – 5.64 p. Airmail issue of 1929

Week 50. Paraguay – 2,85 p. Airmail issue of 1929

Week 49. Germany – Marien Kirche issue (1951) – Peter Winter

Week 48. Nigeria counterfeit – FIFA (1999)
Week 47. Nigeria counterfeit – Roan antelopes (2) (1992)

Week 46. Nigeria counterfeit – Roan antelopes (1) (1992)

Week 45. Nigeria counterfeit – Rock bridge (1990)

Week 44. Ivory Coast Counterfeit of the 1979 Moth issue

Week 43. Uruguay – Albatross Airmail issue of 1926 (Type 2)

Week 42. Uruguay – Albatross Airmail issue of 1926 (Type 1)

Week 41. Romania – Queen Elizabeth as War nurse semi-postal issue of 1906

Week 40. Romania – Queen Elizabeth Weaving semi-postal issue of 1906

Week 39. Romania – Queen Elizabeth Spinning semi-postal issue of 1906

Week 38. Estonia 35 p + 10 p Semipostal issue of 1920

Week 37. Ecuador Success of Liberal party issue of 1896

Week 36. Ecuador General Juan Francisco Elizalde (1896)

Week 35. USA Flag 37 cents counterfeit of 2002

Week 34. Australia inverted surcharge on King of 1941

Week 33. British Guiana – Ship issue of 1860-75

Week 32. Honduras Coat of Arms issue of 1865

Week 31. Poland – Biplane air mail issue of 1925

Week 30. Albania 1 & 3 francs Permet (1945-6)

Week 29. Albania 40 & 60 qintar – Bridge (1945-6)

Week 28. Albania 20 & 30 qintar – Country house (1945-6)

Week 27. Crete – Forgeries of British Administration issues (1898-99)

Week 26. USA counterfeit flag issue of 2002

Week 25. Romanian forged topical cancels (2010-2014)

Week 24. TAAF Concorde forgery (1968)

Week 23. Greece forgery – Wounded soldier postal tax of 1918

Week 22. Great Britain Counterfeit of machin issue (1992)R

Week 21. Italy – Triennale di Milano forgery (1951)R

Week 20. Ireland counterfeit of Cahir castle definitive (1982)

Week 19. France – Postal counterfeit of Marianne de Beaujard (2008)

Week 18. India Postal counterfeit – Solar energy (1988)

Week 17. India Postal counterfeit – Trees on hillside (1984)

Week 16. Serbia – King Peter definitive issue (1905)

Week 15. Russia – Army of the North – 50 Kopecks green (1919)R

Week 14. Russia – Army of the North – 20 Kopecks rose (1919)

Week 13. Russia – Army of the North – 15 Kopecks yellow (1919)

Week 12. Russia – Army of the North – 10 Kopecks blue (1919)

Week 11. Russia – Army of the North – 5 Kopecks brown violet (1919)

Week 10. Dominican Republic Map issue of 1900

Week 9. Russia Volga famine issue of 1921

Week 8. Italy counterfeit of 1968 definitive issue

Week 7. USA Washington counterfeit of 1923 issue

Week 6. Victoria issue – Jeffreys forgery of 1850

Week 5. Turkey Military forgeries of 1898 issue

Week 4. USSR counterfeit of Marie Curie (1976)

Week 3. Korea Kamigata forgery of 1902

Week 2. German propaganda forgeries made by British Govt.

Week 1. Hirschburger forgeries of the French colonies