making a fool of myself publicly so everyone else can see?
There is never a discredit in asking a question.
The foolish thing is to have a question, and not ask it.
What a cracker of a cover! Philatelic Hijinx.
Someone with too much time on their hands, or a happy prankster.
The two top stamps appear genuine and prepay the article, the rest is decoration.
I like it.