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This Stamp Can't Be Real Can It? 12p

 
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Posted 03/03/2021   6:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add dgparent to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Found this is a collection I bought just sitting in a bag, the collection is from the USA. Is it worth it to have an expert look at it ?


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Posted 03/03/2021   9:35 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add No1philatelist to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Why are your front photos grainy and the back photo so clear? I am pretty sure that a genuine #3 from Canada will not be found in any bag in an auction lot.
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Posted 03/03/2021   9:35 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamps101 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hard to see from that scan but that G in Postage doesn't look right to my eyes. From the ones I've seen it has always been quite flat or even arched up on the further right portion of the bottom versus rounded like yours. But again, too hard to tell from that pic.

The gum looks a weeeee bit suspect.

I would start by comparing yours very very closely to images online of genuine ones.
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Posted 03/03/2021   10:12 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rogdcam to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
dgparent - As No1philatelist points out, all of your front images save for one in the US topic are blurry and not very useful. None of them look genuine to me. If you want real opinions however, rather than vague commentary, you need to post good scans.
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Posted 03/03/2021   10:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wert to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi dgparent
Need some clear scans of the front of the stamp..


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The gum looks a weeeee bit suspect

I agree with stamps101

Anyways, here are a couple of REAL stamps for you to compare your stamp with.

If you want it expertized, contact the Greene Foundation below..
http://www.greenefoundation.ca/index.html

My personal opinion, they will say 99.9% fake.
Robert


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Posted 03/04/2021   03:44 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Why are your front photos grainy and the back photo so clear?

Agree,

Is it true with the 12d, the LOWER right hand "2" can move
with differing printings?
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Posted 03/04/2021   06:54 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add watermark to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This is my proof copy. You can compare it to your copy.




This copy is from the bottom row position 93 and can be identified by the re-entry.

Mike
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