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Fakes and Forgeries

Study of Philatelic Forgeries of Iran

Forgeries of 1876 - 1880 Portrait Issues

10 Shahis Forgery

These forgeries are thought to have been made by Fournier, the French forger. Their appearance is quite crude and not resembling the original issues. Almost all copies found with dotted cancellation. Although their colors is similar to the original stamps, however, they are not quite a match. The following photo shows all four values.

1876 Forgeries

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