Monthly Archives: November 2016

The 100r HH overprint on an unperforated 5 Ruble stamp – more examples

The discussion about the stamp brought two more scans from blog readers. Here is an example in a rather grayish ink. All characteristics of the genuine overprint are present. I think this overprint is genuine.   Here is the scan of … Continue reading

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The 100r HH overprint on an unperforated 5 Ruble stamp – a rare combination

Recently I did an opinion for a stamp which is now in the Corinphila auction: This is a rare stamp. Other collectors know this too and one wrote me when he saw the stamp listed at the auction. Included within … 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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