2016-02-06

14T Manchester red forgery ...




LWUV                                                                     SWUV

 reported in MBPC Bookmark Journal 45-4  photos (G.Small)

2016-02-02

12T Mount Pleasant blue forgery ...






                                           
 lwuv                                                                 swuv       
12TF - Mount Pleasant blue


 reported in MBPC Bookmark Journal 45-4  photos (G.Small)




T12 2nd forgery discovered ...

consider the sets below independently...
the first was discovered by an associate as no phosphor var
my collection - offers 3 types 

 some of images were very difficult to capture







genuine T12



I am comparing the Iriodin overlays on 1st red forgeries, and hope to find links ...

2015-12-28

5p A15 partial SBB



phosphor error BL

2015-12-27

1st amethyst-purple ... a review

as 2015 draws to a close, several vars are known. 
 the mixed B6 offers a SBB and SBB inset L






D1 counter sheet - note value setting
2015.06.15
the first release was reported 2015.08.17  Mount Pleasant -
shortages of 1st royal mail red



MS offers 3 vars.
no kiloware has surfaced.  no forgery known ...






1st silver forgery - die-cut var

dry print

F262




1st silver forgery find ...  note die-cut and "black dot in hair"  HB4 C4-27-8 shows TTTT var with same dot ... so 2 versions exist  under uv-lamp the bars diffuse ...




2015-12-26

1st red wembley forgery ...


var - wembley F /w serif 1 in BL ... does anyone have a B12 ? I would like to know position of this one ??

2015-12-06

1994 2nd class forgery ... inverted


inverted ellipses, and apparent double impression
3D effect


2015-09-26

2nd Large errors ... Iriodin missing


80% of Iriodin overlay is missing


damaged areas are visible in overlay

2015-09-17

3.5P dry print error ...

unusual as it only appears on upper 1/3 of machin
R image is LWUV inverted





2015-09-15

the Mt Pleasant forgery ...


this is current royal mail red  M14L forgery.  
I have had queries from collectors, who are puzzled by what they see ...

LWUV : flour purple /w white bands
cameo speckled


2015-09-10

cylinder sequencing ... dull and bright phosphors

Q. printers are varying, the sequencing cylinder?
I have tried to rationalize dull and bright phosphors

as PUI , phosphor under ink

IUP ,   Iriodin® under phosphor



2015-08-26

A15 £2.25 + 3 new var ...

I have found many vars in 2009 2015 HV machins...
2B I1 2B I2 and this new compund var ...

inspect your holdings...



2B I2 SBT



new SBT vars ...

2015-08-21

2nd class forgery ... interesting faults


the lower edge bust is jagged

facial anomolies


the shadow frame is typical of turkish group