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1035

REF # 1035 (SG 35)

A forged BULAWAYO cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.  Note the date JU 1 96 is italisized (not found on the genuine). 

 

 

 

 

 

1050

REF # 1050 (SG 50)

A forged SALISBURY, MASHONALAND cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.  This is a very common forgery on all Rhodesia Arms. 

 

 

 

 

1050a

REF # 1050a (SG 50)

A forged SALISBURY cancel, similar to the one above.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1050b

REF # 1050b (SG 50)

An indistinct forged cancel of dubious origin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1050c

REF # 1050c (SG 50)

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

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 1073 (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

1073a

REF # 1073a (SG 73)

The forged LOMOGUNDI cancel.  Note the crude ink spread on the lettering.

 

 

 

 

 

1073b

REF # 1073b (SG 73)

An obscure REGISTERED BULAWAYO of unknown origin.  Most likely a cleaned fiscal.  A cancel like this would need an authenticating certificate.

 

 

 

 

REF # 1073ba (SG 73)

A dubious REGISTERED BULAWAYO cancel of unknown origin.  Appears to be covering fiscal usage, and an authenticating certificate is strongly advised.

 

 

 

 

REF # 1073c (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 1073d (SG 73)

A fiscal cancel, not to be mistaken for postally used.

 

 

 

 

 

1073da

REF # 1073da (SG 73)

A fiscal cancel, not to be mistaken for postally used.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1073db

REF # 1073db (SG 73)

A fiscal cancel, not to be mistaken for postally used.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 1073e (SG 73)

The common SALISBURY, MASHONALAND forgery.

 

 

 

 

 

1073ea

REF # 1073ea (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

1073eb

REF # 1073eb (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1073f

REF # 1073f (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

1073fa

REF # 1073fa (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 1073g (SG 73)

A non-Rhodesia cancel over what is likely a cleaned fiscal. 

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 1073h (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

1073ha

REF # 1073ha (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1073hb

REF # 1073hb (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1073hc

REF # 1073hc (SG 73)

Another forged UMTALI cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel. 

 

 

 

 

 

1073i-2

REF # 1073i (SG 73)

A cleaned fiscal cancel.  These can sometimes be passed off as mint examples (regummed).  Note the faint purple lines through the left lower value circle. 

 

 

 

 

 

1073j

REF # 1073j (SG 73)

An obscure forged cancel over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel. 

 

 

 

 

 

1073k

REF # 1073k (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

1073ka

REF # 1073ka (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

1073m

REF # 1073m (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

1073ma

REF # 1073ma (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

1073mb

REF # 1073mb (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

1073mc

REF # 1073mc (SG 73)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

1090

REF # 1090 (SG 90)

This stamp has a fiscal cancel, but could easily be mistaken for a genuine postally used. 

 

 

 

 

 

1090a

REF # 1090a (SG 90)

This stamp has a fiscal cancel, but could easily be mistaken for a genuine postally used. 

 

 

 

 

 

1090aa

REF # 1090aa (SG 90)

This stamp has a fiscal cancel, but could easily be mistaken for a genuine postally used. 

 

 

 

 

 

1090ab

REF # 1090ab (SG 90)

This stamp has a fiscal cancel, but could easily be mistaken for a genuine postally used. 

 

 

 

 

 

1090b

REF # 1090b (SG 90)

This stamp has a fiscal cancel, but could easily be mistaken for a genuine postally used.   

 

 

 

 

 

1090ba

REF #  1090ba (SG 90)

A fiscal cancel, not to be mistaken for postally used.

 

 

 

 

 

1090c

REF # 1090c (SG 90)

Another forged LOMOGUNDI cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

1090d

REF # 1090d (SG 90)

A forged BULAWAYO cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

1090da

REF # 1090da (SG 90)

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

 

 

 

 

1090db

REF # 1090db (SG 90)

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

 

 

 

 

 

1090e

REF # 1090e (SG 90)

Another indistinct, blurred forgery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1090f

REF # 1090f (SG 90)

Another indistinct, blurred forgery over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.  

 

 

 

 

 

1090g

REF # 1090g (SG 90)

Another indistinct, blurred forgery over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1090k

REF # 1090k (SG 90)

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

 

 

 

 

 

1091

REF # 1091 (SG 91)

This stamp has a fiscal cancel, but could easily be mistaken for a genuine postally used. 

 

 

 

 

 

1091a

REF # 1091a (SG 91)

A fiscal cancel, not to be mistaken for postally used.

 

 

 

 

REF # 1091b (SG 91)

The cancel is either forged or 'by favor.'  Unlikely to have been postally used.

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 1091c (SG 91)

A forged BULAWAYO cancel over a fiscally used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

1091ca

REF # 1091ca (SG 91)

A forged BULAWAYO cancel over a fiscally used stamp.

 

 

 

 

 

1091h

REF # 1091h (SG 91)

A forged LIVINGSTONE cancel over a fiscally used stamp.  Offered on eBay as genuine in 2015.

 

 

 

 

1091j

REF # 1091j (SG 91)

A cleaned, fiscally-used stamp with perfin holes that have been filled in. 

 

 

 

 

 

1093

REF # 1093 (SG 93)

A forged cancel of unknown town.

 

 

 

 

 

1093a

REF # 1093a (SG 93)

A forged BULAWAYO cancel commonly found on high value Arms.

 

 

 

 

 

1093b

REF # 1093b (SG 93)

Same cancel as above. 

 

 

 

 

 

1093c

REF # 1093c (SG 93)

The infamous ENKELDOORN cancel - found on a wide range of BSAC material.

 

 

 

 

 

1093d

REF # 1093d (SG 93)

A very crude, forged BULAWAYO cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

1093dh

REF # 1093dh (SG 93)

A Madam Joseph Forgery over a cleaned fiscally-used cancel. 

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 1093e (SG 93)

A very crude, forged UMTALI cancel.  Offered as genuine at a British auction house November, 2013.

 

 

 

 

1093f

REF # 1093f (SG 93)

Crude, forged cancels over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

1093g

REF # 1093g (SG 93)

Crude SALISBURY forged cancels over a cleaned, fiscally-used cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

1093gk

REF # 1093gk (SG 93)

A forged LIVINGSTONE cancel over a fiscally-used stamp.  Offered on eBay as genuine in 2015.  Similar to REF # 1091h above and offered by the same seller.

 

 

 

 

 

1093h

REF # 1093h (SG 93a)

A perfinated fiscal with the holes filled in and a forged postmark added.

 

 

 

 

1093i

REF # 1093i (SG 93a)

A perfinated fiscal with a forged BULAWAYO cancel added.

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 1102 (SG 102)

A forged overprint offered as genuine on eBay in 2013 as "Missing Stop Flaw".  The font style is hopelessly wrong.  Note also how the overprint is angling downwards to the right (not typical). See REF # 1105a below for the genuine overprint with the "missing stop". 

 

 

 

1105

REF # 1105 (SG 105)

A forged overprint offered as genuine on eBay in 2013 as "missing RH flaw".  Not only is the font style hopelessly wrong, but there is no such thing as a "Missing 'RH' Flaw".  Note how the overprint is angling down to the right (not typical).  See REF # 1105a below for the genuine overprint.

 

 

 

1105a

REF # 1105a (SG 105)

A genuine overprint included here to show the crisp font style.  This is also the true "Missing Stop Flaw".

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 1106 (SG 106)

A fake inverted overprint.

 

 

 

 

 

1113

REF # 1113 (SG 113)

Another fake BULAWAYO cancel over (or under) a fake RHODESIA overprint. The font style is not sharp or defined, and the distance between the 'D' and the 'E' is too close while the gap between the 'E' and the 'S' is too wide.  See REF # 1105a above for the genuine.

 

 

 

1113a

REF # 1113a (SG 113)

The 'Madame Joseph' forged REGISTERED, BULAWAYO cancel - always dated JA 10 11.

 

 

 

 

 

REF # 1113b (SG 113)

A SALISBURY fake cancel.  Offered as genuine on auction by a British auction house in November 2012.

 

 

 

 

1113c

REF # 1113c (SG 113)

A fake LIVINGSTONE cancel, quite rare to see this one.

 

 

 

 

 

1113d

REF # 1113d (SG 113)

A non-descript cancel, most likely a forgery over a cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

 

1113da

REF # 1113da (SG 113)

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

 

 

 

 

 

1114

REF # 1114 (SG 113c)

This has a blurred, forged cancel.  The overprint appears to be a possible forgery - with the 'SIA' of RHODESIA in a larger font than the rest of the letters.

 

 

 

 

1114a

REF # 1114a (SG 113c)

A crude forged cancel (the font is all wrong).  Likely, but not necessarily, a cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

1115

REF # 1115 (SG 113e)

A fake BULAWAYO cancel.

 

 

 

 

 

1115a

REF # 1115a (SG 113e)

A fake SALISBURY cancel over what is likely a cleaned fiscal.

 

 

 

 

1115aa

REF # 1115aa (SG 113e)

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

 

 

 

 

 

1115b

REF # 1115b (SG 113e)

This stamp has been cleaned of its fiscal cancel.  Shown here to demonstrate how easy it is to remove fiscal cancels.  In many cases, the outline of the fiscal cancel can be seen by placing the stamp under ultraviolet light.