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5 c blue (blue border) 5 c blue (white border, 1867) 10 c green 25 c red
Cancels: the stamps with coloured border are extremely rare in used condition (about 20 stamps known to exist), some examples can be seen at: http://www.ghg.net/dpepper/e61census.htm
(left genuine, right a forgery)
Many forgeries exist, some of the forgeries are in the wrong colour or wrong shade of colour. The text at the bottom of the stamp 'National Bank Note Co' must be clearly visible. Most genuinely used stamps are pencancelled (not postmarked!) and are rare.
(A forged 'BOSTON' circular cancel, hardly visible by the way, I don't know if the stamp is genuine)
All above alike cancels 'BOSTON' or 'NEW YORK' in a circle are forgeries.
(A Fournier forgery with an example of a forged 'NEW YORK' cancel, taken from 'The Fournier Album of Philatelic Forgeries', reduced size)
A forgery with the text 'LICHTDRUCK':
And some other forgeries with overprint 'Fac-Simile':
1 c black (1885) 2 c black 3 c black 4 c black 6 c black 8 c black 9 c black 10 c black 12 c red 24 c red 36 c red 48 c red 60 c red 72 c red 84 c red 96 c red 192 c red 3 $ red 6 $ blue 9 $ orange 12 $ green 24 $ violet 36 $ red 48 $ brown 60 $ violet
Cancels consists of penstrokes, stars or punched holes. For examples see the website: http://www.ghg.net/dpepper/e6postmarks.htm.
(Genuinly used stamps?)
Spiro forgeries of these stamps:
Other stamps that I do not quite trust:
Another forgery with overprint 'FALSCH' (=forged in German) and 'Facsimile'.
The Senf brothers of Leipzig, Germany also made forgeries of these stamps. They were distributed with the journal 'Illustriertes Briefmarken Journal'. The word 'FALSCH' (=forged in German) is incorporated in the design. It seems that no 1 c was forged, but instead an advertisement label was made:
(Senf advertisement label, reduced size, inscription 'Gebr. Senf Leipzig')
(Zoom-in of the word 'FALSCH' on two stamps)
(24 c inscription 'FALSCH' in the stars and with blue overprint 'FACSIMILE')
(3 c and 8 c forgeries with inscription 'FALSCH' and 'FACSIMILE' at both sides of the head)
The Senf forgeries exist with the overprint 'Facsimile'. The earliest and smallest facsimile overprints have a dimension of 9mm x 1mm, and the largest ones 21mm x 2.5mm. It seems that 7 different kinds of this overprint exist.
(Facsimile overprint, 'FALSCH' incorporated in the design)
(In this forgery the words 'FALSCH' have been disguized with black blotches)
Large 'FACSIMILE' overprint in the colour of the stamp:
I have seen the values 1c, 2c, 3c, 8c, 9c, 10c, 12c, 24c, 60c, 192c, $3, $6, $9, $12, $36 and $60 with the above overprint. Probably all values exist.
Sometimes, these overprints were covered by cancels by other forgers. Example of such a forgery:
(The word FACSIMILE is coloured in and a fake cancel is applied)
Another forgery can be attributed to the printer Kohl & Co Lichtdrucke in Frankfurt am Main. They have a overprint 'Phototypie' (on the lower black values this is in colour with an additional overprint 'Imit'.) or a circular overprint 'Kohl&Co':
According to the website: http://www.stamp2.com/articles/ascgb/article1.asp, there are also some forgeries made by Isenstein(?) of Germany; some crude copies (2 c to 96 c only). Furthermore, there seem to be some forgeries made by Freidl of France with overprint 'Facsimile' (10 mm x 1.55 mm) with the word 'FAUX' added in the design (all values).
(Forgery with 'FAUX' in the design at the feet of the figure)
1 c black 2 c black 5 c black 10 c black 25 c red 50 c red 2 $ orange 5 $ blue 10 $ green 20 $ black 50 $ red 100 $ violet
These stamps were last used in 1st July 1898. Many of the remainders (27000) were sold to collectors at reduced prices after this date. The higher values were even reprinted for this purpose.
Cancels consists of penstrokes, fancy cancels or 'normal' city cancels. For examples see the website: http://www.ghg.net/dpepper/e6postmarks.htm.
Forgeries or forged cancels do not seem to exist of these stamps.
Some nice websites on forgeries of these newspaper stamps: http://www.stamp2.com/articles/ascgb/article1.asp or http://www.ghg.net/dpepper/ (excellent, highly recommended)