Postage Stamps used in the German Marshall Islands
Forged Cancels
by Dirk H.R. Spennemann

Illustration of forged cancel in Friedemann (1921, p. 339)
Forged Nauru Cancel
Forged Jaluit Cancel

The loss of the colonies at the early stage of the war meant that the prices for cancelled colonial stamps increased dramatically during tand shortly after he war. This gave rise to a wide range of cancel forgeries.

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Bibliographic citation for this document

Spennemann, Dirk H.R. (2002). Postage Stamps used in the German Marshall Islands. Cancels--Forged Cancels
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Dirk H.R. Spennemann, Institute of Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, P.O.Box 789, Albury NSW 2640, Australia.

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