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Knowledge / Forgeries / Reprints

Reprints and reproductions are not manipulated stamps. They will be shown here to complete this chapter.

Reprint: impressions of a stamps from an original die (mostly official)

private reprint from an original die in occasion IBRA ´99

private reprint to bogus stamp collectors

official reprint in occasion WIPA 1965

private reprint to bogus stamp collectors and original stamp (right)

Reproduction: printings in design and colour of original stamps to defraut collectors. For legal purpose they have sometimes signatures under the stamp design or on the back (faux, facsimile, replic).

reproduction to bogus stamp collectors with signature "replik" (= fake)

reproduction to bogus stamp collectors with signature "FAUX" (= fake)

reproduction to bogus stamp collectors without signature

original: watermark "crosses and circles"; engraving; perforated

reproduction:watermark "angles"; offset printing; perforation printed; changed inscripts

imitation to bogus the post as primitive copy on genuine cover to germany

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