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Articles from FFE #7

Paper

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Franked Newspapers in the Serbian Principality 1866-1880

Class: Aero

Dr. Vekizar M. Kardosch

10 pages article in English and in German. A very interesting article that opposes another article in FFE No. 5, 2002 in which two rare newspapers were regarded forged on a very doubtfull basis as to the author.The author defends previous oppinions of the rare newspapers as genuine.

Letter

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Il Grande Raid Aero Franco - Italiano: Bologna-Venice-Rimini-Bologna, 17-18 September 1911

Class: TR

Dr. Fiorenzo Longhi

8 pages article in English and in Italian. Two forged letters/cards are compared with genuine ones.

Detail

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The ZP3 forged overprint

Class: TR

Dieter Leder

14 pages article in German and in English. The article confirms with many interesting close-up photos a forgery of partial double overprint.

Stamp

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The Carlista Forgeries wrongly called re-impressions

Class: TR

Eduardo Escalada

6 pages article in English and Spanish illustrating characteristica of the forgeries.

Letter

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Manipulations

Class: PH

Heinz Erwin Jungjohan

2 pages article in English and German, demonstrating how a demaged letter got restored. Illustrated before and after restoration.

Stamps

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Illegal and Forged stamps - two faces of the same scourge

Class: TR

Albertino de Figueiredo

6 pages in English and Spanish about the fight against illegal issues.

Stamp

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Forgery og the Dornstetten (O.A. FREUDENSTADT) postmark

Class: TR

Jürgen Straub

2 pages article reporting about new finds of forged postmarks on covers from inflation period appearing on flea markets in Germany.

Letter

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Relationship among art, science and philately

Class: TR

Ernst M. Cohn

9 pages article in English and German. About using postal history as a tool for detecting forgeries.

Letter

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Forgeries or manipulations of Strubel bisects

Class: TR

Erhard Keller

5 pages article in English and German. 5 interesting cases are demonstrated.

Stamp

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Queensland archival strikes - not what they appear

Class: TR

Bernie Beston

3 pages article in English.

Letter

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Austrian Mail in Hungary - unusual frankings with Austria's 5th issue.

Class: TR

Istvan Glatz

8 pages article with description of 5 GENUINE covers from same correspondence, all sent to New York.

Stamps

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"Sunday-print", "Ferrarity" og reprint.

Class: TR

Carl Aage Møller

2 pages article about Iceland 25 Aur with black I GILDI overprint. This stamp has got overprinted after all other values were printed as "Sunday-prints". The original typography was used for overprint but compiled different from the 6 settings used in the correct period.

Letter

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Not forged - but?

Class: TR

Hans Ehlern Jessen

3 pages article in English. The article reports analysis of a cover bearing a 14 Cents stamp from The Danish Westindies. Forged or manipulated?

Letter

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Forgeries of the Argentinean Forerunner Postmarks

Class: TR

Dr. Mario D. Kurchan

3 pages article in English and in Spanish. Five covers and two letter cuts are analyzed in the article - forgeries produced from unfranked without cancels. Rubber cancels reproduced from the Knietschel catalogue issued 1958 are applied on the items.

Stamp

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The papers and the different colours found in Jean de Sperati's production of the first two issues of Newfoundland

Class: TR

Richard Gratton

11 pages article in english and in french. A scientific analysis of colour and paper used for the forgeries of Sperati.

Stamps

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Portuguese Navigators

Class: TR

Pedro Marcal Vaz Pereira

A problem i Portuguese philately. 4 pages article in english. Proofs made by the stamp designer Martins Barata (Sr.) were a private print not made for the actual process of manufacturing the stamps.

Genuine stamp

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Issues for the XI International Railway Congress og Spain for the year 1930 and forgeries of it

Class: TR

Enrique Soro Bergua

10 pages article in english and spanish. Article with many excellent illustrations comparing genuine and forgeries of the Issue.

Letter

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New Carlisle Cover Analysis

Class: TR

Vincent Graves Greene, Philatelic Research Foundation

3 pages article in englich with illustrations of two covers including newresearch of a Carlisle cover.

Letter

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Faked covers from Sicily 1859-60

Class: TR

Francesco Lombardo

8 pages article in english and italian. The author demonstrates how postal historical knowledge discloses faked covers.

Stamp

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Fakes and forgeries of Australian Italy (Lombardo-Veneto) 1850-1866

Class: TR

Kurt E. Kimmel

5 pages article in english and german. Illustrations demonstrates genuine and faked postmarks and a forgery of 10 Cents, a 12-block with four St. Andrews crosses.

Stamps

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Doubtful and bogus items from Bolivia, Carpatho-Ukraine, Hungary, Latvia and USSR

Class: TR

Andrew Cronin

4 pages article in english. The author gives an interesting background for various doubtful overprint issues, e.g. Hungary, Michel Nos. 598-611. Latvia, Michel Nos. 282,283,286,290 & 291 with red star overprint with initials, USSR Michel Nos. 675,679, 682 & 685 with "error" overprints.

Stamps

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Some Brazilian fakes and forgeries

Class: TR

Paulo Comelli

11 pages article in english, describing e.g. a faked cover with 90rs Bull's Eye with forged cancel "ITABAPOANA", a 90rs Bull's Eye block of four with ink cancel and with small defects - the block appeared later as unused (ink removed) and with repaird defects.

Spain

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The Last Postal Forgery, which appeared in Spain, based on a design by Joan MirĂ³, dedicated to his friend Picasso

Class: TR

Alfredo Navarro Payá

5 pages article in english and in spanish. The article describes how the determinate the postal forgery.

Stamp

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Expert

Class: Other

Jean-Francois Brun

The 25 elements that significates an expert. English and french.

Letter

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Himalayan Phantasies

Class: TR

Wolfgang Hellrigl

6 pages article with description and excellent illustrations of 5 covers with forged cancels. By the end of the article is a modern forgery shown, a block of 10 of the 1960 1 Rupee, Birthday of King Mahendra, Official stamp with HANDPAINTED OVERPRINT.

Letter

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Forgeries of the Moscow City Post Stationery Entire

Class: TR

Zbigniew Mikulski

6 pages article in english. The article illustrates genuine as well as forged stationeries with many excellent photos.

Stamp

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A. Ronald Butler

Class: TR

The Diadem Fivepence

3 pages article in english describing forgeries of imperfs, "Specimen" overprints as well as Spiro and Panelli forgeries.

Letter

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Class: PH

Dieter Bortfeldt

Forgeries on Colombian pre-philatelic covers. 16 pages article in english and spanish. Describing the forgeries of "NEIVA" and "BUCARAMANGA" wiht many illustrations.