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

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A study of 1 lepta brown Hermes Heads

Greece Genuine« Back


1861 Greece #1, Genuine

(1.) APS certificate, "Greece, Scott No.1, used, genuine, crease."


1861 Greece #1, Genuine, 2nd example

(1.) APS certificate, "Greece, Scott No. 1, used, genuine, cuts design at bottom."


1861 Greece #1a, Genuine

(1.) APS certificate, "Greece, Scott No. 1a, red brown shade, used, genuine, small abrasion at left."


1875 Greece #43a, Genuine

(1.) APS certificate, "Greece, Scott No. 43a, unused, adhesive on the back, genuine, soiling."