ALFONSO XIII - BABY HEAD stamps of the PHILIPPINES

Forgeries

20c Surcharge Forgeries

Type C12

Genuine Handstamp Type C12
 

 

Characteristics:

The period under “s” of “CENTS” is a short dash.

The “9” in the date appears upright with a vertical downstroke,

the “7” also appears more upright compared to the original.

The “A”s in “PARA appear slightly larger than normal.

The "H" of "HABILITADO" is positioned high relative to the "C" in "CENT", the genuine is below the "C".

 

#F-174A Type C9 black on 20c grey bown

#F-175 Type C12 black on 20c dark violet

#F-174A C12 black

Peterson (PPJ 2019-1) illustrated this forgery but incorrectly describes it as a reprint #9.

#F-177 C9 black

Occurs inverted.

 

Forgeries

Babyheads

Base Stamps

 

Surcharges

Introduction 

Reprints

5c

15c

20c

Telegraph 

Trial Sheet

 

Overprints

Marianus

Zamboanga

Habilitado

 

Essays

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