Category Archives: Ebay, Delcampe and Co

Discussions of findings on ebay etc.

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 item at Raritan

A blog reader asked my about my opinion regarding this item currently offered at Raritan. This looks like a typical official document. The Etchmiadzin cancel shows a date stamp reading (most likely) 4.8.22. I am always skeptical when seeing these … Continue reading

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Forgeries on ebay

I do not often browse the ebay listings anymore. While you can find genuine material, it takes browsing through an overwhelming amount of forgeries and uninteresting stuff. Here some highlights of the bad kind. All cancels fake. Most of the … Continue reading

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Cover with doubtful Erivan d cancel at Raritan

This cover is being offered at the current Raritan auction. When the stamp is placed so clean and nice away from the text I am always curios: was it added later? Because the scan is really low res I will … 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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Forged cover on ebay

A reader of my blog sent my the link to an auction with the question what I think of that item. So let us take a look.  The seller uses a low starting price – which is a bit strange. But … Continue reading

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Recently on ebay

The seller is an experienced professional doing expertising for Tanu Tuva and, if I am not mistaken, for some of the Russian stamps. He got advanced knowledge of the stamps of Armenia, but I guess he is more of a … Continue reading

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Raritan auction #66

A short comment to the current auction at Raritan. The Armenian stuff looks quite good. The got some interesting items. For example that one: This is one of the more difficult overprints. If the basic features (stamp itself) are ok, … Continue reading

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Forgeries at Cherrystone

Some of the most common overprint forgeries on the First Essayan Pictorial Issue can (again) be bought at Cherrystone. This forgery of the 35 Gold-kopeck overprint is quite crude and easily spotted. You can check here  for my article with … Continue reading

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Forgeries with signatures are still Forgeries

It is no secret that most of the stamps from Armenia offered on eBay and Co. are forgeries. This lot is no exception. Let’s have a look at the stamps. All overprints are crude forgeries and the rectangular and star … Continue reading

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