ALFONSO XIII - BABY HEAD stamps of the PHILIPPINES

Forgeries

20c Surcharge Forgeries

Type C7

Genuine Handstamp Type C7
 

Characteristics:

Surcharge appears too small.

Horizontal strokes of “T” and “E” throughout appear too short.

“C” in CORREOS missing up turn.

“O” in HABILITADO almost touches or touches upper frame line,

“A”s in “PARA appear too small,

Commonly missing full stop below “S” in “CENTS”.

 

#F-175 Type C7 black on 20c dark violet

#F-177 Type C7 red on 25c brown

#F-175 C7 black

Double, inverted and sideways surcharges exist.

 

#F-177 C7 red

 

 

#F-177 Type C7 black on 25c brown

 

#F-177 C7 black

Also occurs inverted

 

 

 

Forgeries

Babyheads

Base Stamps

 

Surcharges

Introduction 

Reprints

5c

15c

20c

Telegraph 

Trial Sheet

 

Overprints

Marianus

Zamboanga

Habilitado

 

Essays

Essays