FFE Journal - Fakes Forgeries Experts

Articles from FFE #15

FFE #15

Notes on the first issue of Bolivar 1863 - 1868

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Dieter Bortfeldt

A very informative study of this interesting and rare issue with descriptions of various forgeries.

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An examination of the negative Unghvar cancellation

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Dénes Czirók

A study of a very rare letter from Carpathian Ukraine, which at different times has been part of Austria, Czechoslovakia, Ukraine and Soviet Union. Determined to be a forgery.

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The damage ("oxidation") caused by plastic films can be reversed by treatment

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Carl Aage Møller

Interesting explanation of an old problem, which sometimes can be corrected.

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Forgeries of the barred "Rebellion-postmark" No. 35 of Segeberg

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Carl Aage Møller

Description of the “most frequently forged” numeral cancellation.

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Forgeries and Fakes on swedish Military Postal Stationery Envelope (M I ) "The most manipulated postal item from Sweden"

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Roland Frahm

A detailed analysis and documentation of the usage of the first Swedish Military Reply Stamp. “The most forged Swedish postal item”.

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Discovery of a new type of the Newfoundland one shilling produced by jean de Sperati

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Richard Gratton

A detailed description of all the Sperati Newfoundland forgeries with the earlier known types A-D as well as the newly discovered type E.

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Canadian Lunar Year issues - fakes - Part 2

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Richard Gratton

Modern forgeries. Another very instructive article about Canadian forgeries from the years 1999-2005.

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RPSL Ltd - The Expert Commitee of the Royal Philatelic Society London

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Christopher G. Harman

An “insider article” about the work of the RPSL´s Expert Committee and their working material of photos of past certificates, technical equipment and reference collections of genuine and forged stamps.

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The Robert Clarkson bequest The plates and forgeries of George Kirke jeffryes and the Cullum street gang - Part 2

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Christopher G. Harman

A continuation from FFE # 14 about these famous forgers of stamps from the British Commonwealth.

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The history of the varnish ink stamps of Great Britain King George V

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Trevor I. Harris

The expert is thoroughly explaining and documenting why British stamps were not originally printed with varnishing ink.

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Hong Kong Post: Modern postal forgery - $ 50 (issue 2002)

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Hendrik W. van der Vlist

A deep analysis of a modern forgery .

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The fight against postal forgeries

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Hendrik W. van der Vlist

A small story about postal forgeries from the early issues onwards and up to our days.

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A little ramble through Memel-philiately

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Tobias Huylmans

A very detailed description of overprint forgeries.

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An example of doubtful "Degron-kun covers" or Franco-japanese combination covers

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Jun Ichi Matsumoto

An extensive analysis of a Japanese – French combination cover from the classic period. A continuation of a series of articles about the “Degron – Kun Covers” in the FFE Journal.

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How to distinguish flown covers from not flown covers

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Igor Rodin

A very detailed and thorough explanation of various space flight covers, clearly describing the differences. Series of articles started in FFE # 10.

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Early Japanese fakes and forgeries

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Mamoru Sawa

Small presentation of various faked classic stamps and covers

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Saint - Pierre et Miquelon: the number one

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Jean-jaques Tillard

Clear descriptions and pictures of genuine, reprinted and forged surcharges.

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Serbia 1866, Coat of Arms issue, forgeries and fakes

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Jovan Velickovic

A detailed study of this issue with a well documented description of forgeries and faked cancellations.

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The 1932 Newfoundland Wayzata label

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Charles J. G. Verge

An exciting story of the extensive efforts of trying to make an official airmail stamp out of a private label.

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Local provisional issues of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina 1918 - 1944

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Vilfan Mladen

An extensive documentation of overprints from this area and period. Including a lot of descriptions and pictures of many stamps and covers – genuine as well as forged.

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Facts and opinions

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Jean Francois Brun & Michéle chauvet

Two thorough analysis of two unique items; A Greek First Day Cover 1.10 1861 – A forgery. A Russian unique inverted centre – Genuine.