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Genuine Issues


Ed 115


Ed 118a & 117


Ed 118 & 118a Carmine


Ed 119 & 119a


Ed 120

  
Ed 121 Type I & Type II


121 Types


Ed 122


Ed 123 & 123a


Ed 124 & 124a


Ed 125 & 125a


Ed 126 & 126a


Ed 127 & 128


Ed 129


Ed 125 Color Test


Proofs


Essays

Forgeries

Ed 116 forgery


Corner numerals are thick
Left side letters are thin as with the bottom ones
Top tip of the 2 is more inclined

Ed 117 Forgeries


Excellent forgery probably Segui
Top E is slightly tilted as is the small lower S


Presumed to be a Segui
The upper and lower vertical strokes of all the “E” measure the same.
“C” of COMUNICs inclined to the left.
The background striped above “5” only has 2 stripes instead of 4 in the original.
Very small dot after CENTS

Ed 119 Forgeries


Fournier forgery of Ed 119
Perfs are 13.9
Pronounced white halo on the back of the hair and ear.
The “Ñ” is an “N”.
The second “C” of COMMUNICATIONS is more rounded.
The shading on the face is different and not as fine


Fournier forgery of Ed 119a

Ed 121 Forgeries


Type I
Top S crosses the frame
The numerals 10 are thick as well as the Cs
Eyes are wrong


Type II
Very thick letters and numerals
Small letters in ESPANA
Eyes are wrong


Type III
Top letters are different esp. the C & S
Heavy horizontal lines in the bottom frame
Ear is shaped differently


Type IV
Many  issues with all the letters
Eyes are wrong
Horizontal lines are uneven & broken


Fournier forgery
The horizontal lines of the upper left triangle are far from the left frame.
White halo on the back of the hair and ear.
The “Ñ” is an “N”.


Unknown
The eyes are wrong
Bottom Cs are too short
S & P of ESPANA too small

Ed 123 Forgeries


Fournier forgery
Same issues as prior Fournier

Ed 124 Forgeries


Fournier forgery
Same issues as prior


Unknown very good forgery possibly Segui
Large pupils
Heavy shading lines in the face
Very fine background and hair lines

Ed 125 Forgeries


Fournier forgery
Same as prior

Ed 126 Forgeries


Fournier forgery
Same as prior

Ed 129 Forgeries


Fournier forgery
Very good forgery
Eyelid lacks shading
Lots of halo white around the head


Very good forgery possibly Segui
Bottom letters are thinner