A comparison of the genuine and forged examples
of first issue stamps from selected countries

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1869, Gambia, Scott #1, Genuine

(1.) The stamp is pale brown in color. (2.) The flatness at the tops of the "A"'s in Gambia measures about .3 mm. (3.) Exp: APS cert. Notes: do.


1869, Gambia, Scott #1a, Genuine

(1.) The stamp is brown in color. (2.) The flatness at the tops of the "A"'s in Gambia measures about .3 mm. (3.) Exp: do. Ref: F. Aretz.


1869, Gambia, Scott #2, Genuine

(1.) Further illustrating the more pointed tops of the "A"'s on the genuine first issue stamps. (2.) Exp: do.