Sunday, February 21, 2016

568 - Forgery

Numeral 568 on a ray is a forgery. It has 23 rays rather then 24, the shape of the top of the 6 is different to the genuine issues and is usually seen on high value stamps only, often replacing a fiscal cancellation that has been "cleaned".

For genuine barred numeral 568 stamps see here




568 Forgery 


568 Forgery 


568 Forgery 


568 Forgery. Seen on Ebay



568 Forgery. Courtesy of Dave Elsmore


568 Forgery. Seen at Prestige Philately auction no 152



568 Forgery. Seen on Ebay


568 Forgery

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