Category Archives: Unframed Z

Unframed large Z on one Ruble unperforated

The latest addition to my collection is this quarter sheet of overprinted stamps. This is a high quality scan so you can zoom in a bit and check all the details. The stamp itself is quite common but getting large … Continue reading

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Unusual pairs

One reader of my blog send me this scan. The overprints are looking good. They are most likely genuine – the framed Z looking like E6. What makes those items rare is the combination of framed and unframed Zs. This … Continue reading

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A possible world record – three overprints on one stamp

I did not check all the stamps issued all over the world. But let’s have a look at this one:The stamp originally issued during the tsar regime had a face value of one Kopeck. It got a first overprint after the … Continue reading

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Cherrystone U.S. & Worldwide February 21-23, 2012

Cherrystone is another auction house where Armenian items can be found from time to time. This time six covers were offered. Two registered covers and four money orders. When browsing the pictures I thought, I have seen those already a couple of … Continue reading

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Nice and typical example of one of the easier to spot unframed Z forgeries

The shape of the unframed “Z” is very typical and once you know it, quite easy to spot. Enjoy this forgery offered on Delcampe for meager 72 Euro. Dead giveaway: both handles are tilting down facing the floor.

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Overprints on the postal savings stamps

Genuine overprints on these stamps are quite rare. Only very small quantities of those were present in the stocks of the postal agencies – if at all. Genuine overprints exist, most of them are probably counter productions or made by … Continue reading

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Variations of the 10 Ruble Dashnak Overprint

For those who are interested, there is much more to discover than what the catalogs suggest. This is especially true for the 10 ruble HH overprint. Not only is there a second type – which is described by Tchilinghirian and … Continue reading

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