THIS IS A SPECIAL FEATURE OF THE
PHILATELIC EXPERTS WEB SITE,
INCORPORATING THE STAMP FORGERY GUIDE.
Please visit the site's main page with
the introduction and site map.
on forged stamps
purpose of most of these
illustrated articles is to assist in identifying forgeries of specific postage
stamps or other philatelic fakes. More articles will be added at irregular intervals. Click
on the links below to see the texts so far available.
All articles are
copyright © G. Kock.
The Blum case
(a modern German postmark forgery)
German postmark forgeries
Forged Finnish postmarks
Forged postmarks worldwide (on
mainly pre-1920 stamps, with many images)
Faked postmarks on Commonwealth stamps (issued 1960s onwards)
Majlund, the forger
Ruhleben P.O.W. Camp Stamps
Samoa Express Forgeries
Occupation Azirbayedjan (geography of a
bogus stamp issue).
Salli, a Finnish forger (some rare forgeries
of Finnish stamps)
World Forgery Catalogue (a
PDF version of the 1998 book)
details are here.
Address of this page: www.filatelia.fi/forgeries/index.html