Category Archives: Ruble

One of the rare stamps of the Ruble overprint Issue

Recently I got a hold off quite a rare stamp. But let us zoom in from the outside, starting with the Dashnak overprints. During the first Republic, when the Dashnak government ruled the newly independent country, the overprinting process started … Continue reading

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Fake cover again

On November the 6th I wrote an article about a fake cover offered at David Feldman auction house. It is listed again. Please meet Lot 20385 at the current Russia auction. There is something new also. We got a scan of … Continue reading

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Fake Cover at Feldman Auctions Nov/Dec 2016

Once and again Armenian items find their way in large auctions. Here is an example of a cover in the current David Feldman auction:   While the cancel looks nice and clean (it is fake too) the 100r HH ruble overprint … Continue reading

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Corrected Overprints

When stamps got overprinted by hand errors or mistakes occur. I think about mistakes that are not what Ashford/Tchilinghirian describe as “human factor”, like: more or less pressure, angle variations, different mixtures or more or less diluted inks used. I … Continue reading

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Fake Cancels – Some Examples

While browsing a collection a dealer sent me to check I found a couple of forged Erivan cancellations. It is always useful to have some examples in order to train the eye and for comparison. Type 1 Erivan 30 9 … Continue reading

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New Addition to the collection

The lilac overprints of the HH (ruble) overprints are much rarer then the black ones. In order to get a feeling for the look of the genuine ink you need several items with this overprint, the more the better. 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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