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10215

REF # 10215 

With a used value three times that of mint (Die I, Perf 15), this sort of non-descript cancel is often added to push up a stamp's value.

 

 

 

 

 

  

10267

REF # 10219

A modern-day, forged cancel added to a mint stamp.  Offered on eBay in November, 2015 by a New York-based seller.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10219a

REF # 10219a

A modern-day, forged BULAWAYO cancel added to a mint stamp (most likely).  Offered on eBay in November, 2015 by a New York-based seller.

 

 

 

 

10219b

REF # 10219b

A forged BULAWAYO cancel added to a mint stamp (most likely).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 10234  (SG 234)

The KALOMO STATION forgery often found on the high value Admirals and Double Heads.

 

 

 

 

 

10234a

REF # 10234a  (SG 234)

A forged RHODESIA cancel over a cleaned fiscally-used stamp - no doubt to increase its value.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10234b

REF # 10234b

A very crude forged cancel over a cleaned fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10234c

REF # 10234c

A very crude forged cancel over a cleaned fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

 10236

REF # 10236

A number of these forged VICTORIA FLS (SK) have been found. Apart from the date being outside known usage, the font size of RHODESIA is smaller than VICTORIA FLS.  The date numerals are crude and larger than the genuine.  Note the fiscally-used cancel under the forgery.

 

 

REF # 10238

This is a clearly visible, fiscally-used stamp (cleaned).  The cancel is of unknown origin and obviously a later add-on.

 

 

 

 

REF # 10238a

A forged BULAWAYO cancel (font style all wrong) over a cleaned fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

10238b

REF # 10238b

A crude forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

10238c

REF # 10238c

This could well be a genuine BULAWAYO cancel; it might need closer examination to verify.  However, the stamp itself was fiscally-used, as can be seen by the remnants of the fiscal cancel.  It would have been illegal to have used a fiscally-canceled stamp for postal purposes.

 

 

 

10238d

REF # 10238d

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.  Offered on eBay by a New York-based seller.

 

 

 

 

10238e

REF # 10238e

Appears to be over a cleaned fiscal cancel.  Closer examination suggested.

 

 

 

 

10238g

REF # 10238g

Appears to have been exposed to chemicals to produce the washed-out green color.  A forged cancel added, and offered on eBay in November, 2015 by a New York-based seller.

 

 

 

 

10238h

REF # 10238h

A Madame Joseph forgery (REGISTERED BULAWAYO - JA 10 11) - The right leg of the 'R' of REGISTERED should be angled outward in the genuine.

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 10240

This cancel is carefully placed over a violet fiscal cancel (just visible in the top margin).  This would lead one to suspect that the cancel itself is faked.  Offered as genuine postally used at a British auction house in Dec. 2012.

 

 

 

REF # 10240a

A highly suspicious cancel over what appears to be a fiscally used stamp.  See bottom right corner.

 

 

 

 

10240b

REF # 10240b

A forged SALISBURY cancel. 

 

 

 

 

10240be

REF # 10240be

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.  

 

 

 

 

 

10240c

REF # 10240c

A forged cancel over a clearly visible fiscal cancel (see top right corner).

 

 

 

 

 

 10240ca

REF # 10240ca

Possibly okay, but advisable to check for evidence of a cleaned fiscal cancel under all the postal cancels.

 

 

 

 

REF # 10240d

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10240e

REF # 10240e

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10240g

REF # 10240g

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10240i

REF # 10240i

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10240j

REF # 10240j

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10240k

REF # 10240k

Any heavy, non-descript cancel should be considered dubious on the high value Admirals.  They usually cover cleaned, fiscal cancels.

 

 

 

 

10240m

REF # 10240m

A forged BULAWAYO cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

10240t

REF # 10240t

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

10240ta

REF # 10240ta

A crude, forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

10240z

REF # 10240z

A very washed-out, cleaned, fiscally-used stamp, which has virtually transformed the color.  Included here more as a novelty than a forgery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10241

REF # 10241

A forged non-BSAC cancel over a cleaned fiscal.  Same as REF # 10240d above.

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 10241a

Another KALOMO STATION forgery over a cleaned fiscal (manuscript cancel just visible over the King's cap and just east of it).

 

 

 

 

10241aa

REF # 10241aa

A KALOMO STATION forgery by Madame Joseph.

 

 

 

 

 

10241b

REF # 10241b

A suspicious cancel with W.W. R(HODESIA).  It should be N.W....  Multiple dubious cancels on these high value stamps overwhelmingly point to the cover-up of a fiscal cancel.

 

 

 

 

10241e

REF # 10241e

A very dubious cancel - not likely genuine. 

 

 

 

 

10241ea

REF # 10241ea

A dubious, non-postal cancel - not likely genuine. 

 

 

 

 

10241g

REF # 10241g

A couple of forged cancels a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp. 

 

 

 

 

 

10241h

REF # 10241h

A couple of forged cancels a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp. 

 

 

 

 

 

10241p

REF # 10241p

A forged UMTALI cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10241j

REF # 10241j

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

10241q

REF # 10241q

A forged CHINSALI cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10278

REF # 10278

A KALOMO STATION forgery by Madame Joseph.  For some reason the forger especially targetted the one pound Admirals.  Most if not all of them are over cleaned, fiscally-used cancels.

 

 

 

 

10278a

REF # 10278a

The exact same stamp as above, but this time offered on the Internet with the colors manipulated to appear different to the previous listing.

 

 

 

 

 10278b

REF # 10278b

Another example of the KALOMO STATION forgery (showing the NW RHODESIA) over a cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 10279

Another example of the KALOMO STATION forgery.

 

 

 

 

 

10279a

REF # 10279a

A crude BULAWAYO forgery over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

10279aa

REF # 10279aa

A crude BULAWAYO forgery over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

10279b

REF # 10279b

A crude nondescript forgery over a fiscally used stamp.  The violet ink of the cancel is still visible to the naked eye.

 

 

 

 

10279ba

REF # 10279ba

A crude nondescript forgery over a fiscally used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

 10279bb

REF # 10279bb

A crude nondescript forgery over a fiscally used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10279bc

REF # 10279bc

A crude nondescript forgery over a fiscally used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10279bd

REF # 10279bd

A typical, partially cleaned fiscal included here to show how easy it is to come later with a 'postal' cancel.

 

 

 

 

 10279be

REF # 10279be

Heavy nondescript cancels to cover a visible cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

 

 10279bf

REF # 10279bf

A nondescript cancel covering a visible cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

 

 10279bg

REF # 10279bg

Heavy nondescript cancels to cover a visible cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

 

10279bh

REF # 10279bh

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10279bj

REF # 10279bj

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10279bk

REF # 10279bk

Multiple forged cancels over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10279bm

REF # 10279bm

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10279bn

REF # 10279bn

Multiple forged cancels over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10279bp

REF # 10279bp

A forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used stamp.  This stamp has a P.F.S.A. certificate (No. 5689), 1981, stating that the stamp is "genuine, used".  The stamp is genuine but the cancel is forged and the stamp cleaned of fiscal cancels.

 

 

 

 

10279bq

REF # 10279bq

Forged cancels over what is most likely a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

10279c

REF # 10279c

A crude BULAWAYO forgery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10279ca

REF # 10279ca

A crude BULAWAYO forgery with a 1910 datestamp - three years before date of issue.

 

 

 

 

10279cb

REF # 10279cb

The same forged cancel as above on a different stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10279cq

REF # 10279cq

A Bulawayo forgery over a cleaned fiscally used stamp. There is a repair on the lower margin which has been reperfed. The stamp is being offered on eBay in 2019 (as genuine). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10279d

REF # 10279d

Another KALOMO STATION forgery by Madame Joseph (over a cleaned fiscal).

 

 

 

 

 

10279da

REF # 10279da

Another KALOMO STATION forgery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 10279db

Another KALOMO STATION forgery.  Offered as genuine on eBay in Dec. 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

 10279dc

REF # 10279dd

Another KALOMO STATION forgery (over a cleaned fiscal).

 

 

 

 

 

10279de

REF # 10279de

Another KALOMO STATION forgery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10279e

REF # 10279e

A non-Rhodesia cancel probably slapped on to enhance value either because it was a 'no-gum' unused stamp or a cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 10279f

A series of blurred, non-descript cancels likely point to a forgery over a cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

10279g

REF # 10279g

A certificate of authenticity is highly recommended.  Assume a cleaned fiscal unless proven otherwise.

 

 

 

 

 10279ga

REF # 10279ga

Looks like a genuine cancel - probably "by favor" but over a cleaned, fiscally used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

10279h

REF # 10279h

A certificate of authenticity is highly recommended.  Assume a cleaned fiscal unless proven otherwise.

 

 

 

 

10279ha

REF # 10279ha

A certificate of authenticity is highly recommended.  It lacks the 'look' of a genuine cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

10279hi

REF # 10279hi

A nondescript, forged cancel. 

 

 

 

 

 

10279i

REF # 10279i

A certificate of authenticity is highly recommended.  

 

 

 

 

 

10279j

REF # 10279j

A forged cancel over a clearly visible cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

 

10279k

REF # 10279k

A forged non-BSAC cancel over a cleaned fiscal.  Same as REF # 10241 above.

 

 

 

 

 

10279m

REF # 10279m

A forged cancel over a clearly visible cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

 

10279ma

REF # 10279ma

A forged cancel over a clearly visible cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

 

 10279n

REF # 10279n

A fiscal cancel offered as genuine postally used on eBay in November, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 10279na

REF # 10279na

The same idea as above.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 10279p

REF # 10279p

A crude forged cancel offered as genuine postally used on eBay in March, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

10279q

REF # 10279q

A crude forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 10279qa

REF # 10279qa

A crude forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 10279qb

REF # 10279qb

A crude forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

 10279r

REF # 10279r

A crude forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 10279s

REF # 10279s

A crude forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

 10279t

REF # 10279t

The common ENKELDOORN forgery - offered as genuine on Hipstamp in July, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 10279ta

REF # 10279ta

Another ENKELDOORN forgery over a cleaned fiscal  - offered as genuine used by Sandafayre in July, 2018 (Auction 4282, Lot 3119).

 

 

 

 

 

 10279tb

REF # 10279tb

Another ENKELDOORN forgery over a cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

 

Ref # Prov1

A forged LIVINGSTONE cancel dated six days before the official date of issue.

 

 

10190

REF # Prov2 

A forged cancel.  The font is wrong, and there are no periods (full stops) after the N W of RHODESIA.
 
Always with the date 5 DEC 1917