The GermanStamps.net Collection

The GermanStamps.net Collection

Germany & Related Areas, 1872 - 1945

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WWII War/Propaganda Forgeries

Hitler Forgeries

During WWII, the British printed these forgeries of Deutsches Reich MiNr. 782, 783, 785, and 786.

Though the quality of the forgeries is excellent, they are easy to distinguish when compared side-by-side.

Original / Forgery Comparison

Perforate ("A" suffix) and imperforate ("B" suffix) copies exist.

For more on these issues, see Propaganda and Espionage Philately, by SGM Herbert A. Friedman (Ret.).

Set Date(s)

January 1944 / 1945

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)

Hitler Forgeries

During WWII, the British printed these forgeries of Deutsches Reich MiNr. 782, 783, 785, and 786.

Though the quality of the forgeries is excellent, they are easy to distinguish when compared side-by-side.

Original / Forgery Comparison

Perforate ("A" suffix) and imperforate ("B" suffix) copies exist.

For more on these issues, see Propaganda and Espionage Philately, by SGM Herbert A. Friedman (Ret.).

Set Date(s)

January 1944 / 1945

Watermark(s)

None

Album Page(s)