Category Archives: Framed Z

Every Overprint Faked

Currently on eBay USA offered by a seller from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Not a single genuine overprint on both lots. Most prominent giveaway are the rounded corners of the frames. Quite easy to spot, once you know, how the real … Continue reading

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All fake

Two lots currently on Delcampe offered by a seller from Hungary. There is not a single genuine overprint on both lots. Also, please meet the fantasy cancel – again.

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Typical forgery type: “tilted framed Z”

This is one of the common forgeries of the framed Z overprint. While Ceresa distinguishes between several subclasses, for basic checking its enough to know: every thing that looks like this is fake. The whole Z inside the frame tilts … Continue reading

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Ebay lot with many framed “Z”s

This is a lot from another ebay seller. I have marked all fake overprints with an “F” and all genuine looking ones with an “G”. Overprints which need more detailed study are left unmarked. Enjoy!

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