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

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(1.) #1a, Yellow Green Shade, Genuine, APS certificate

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1878, Panama, #1a, Yellow green shade, Genuine

(1.) 2013 APS certificate #202958. (2.) "Panama, Scott No. 1a, yellow green, unused, full original gum, never hinged, genuine in all respects."


1878, Panama #5, Blue green shade, Genuine

(1.) Medium thick paper. (2.) Blue green shade. (3.) Exp:do.