Nativos da Índia- falso 02
India Natives- forgery 02
F02 (10Reis, black)
F01 (10 Reis, black)

(above left) An early forgery made by someone who had never seen the actual stamps and used the same illustration from some album as used for Forgery 01 (above right, for comparison). Notice the lateral stroke-ornaments that never existed in the actual stamps.

33 lines counted across the center, versus 27 for Forgery 01.

2007-05-21, Joao-Manuel Mimoso
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