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New Britain Genuine


1914 New Britain #1, Genuine

New Britain

(1.) First setting of October 17, 1914.
(2.) Ink of the surcharge is dark (black).
(3.) The letters "G.R.I." are 3.3 mm tall.
(4.) The space between the lines of the surcharge is 6 mm.
(5.) The period after the denomination is farther away from the "d".
(6.) Exp: APS certificate.
(7.) Notes: do


1914 New Britain #16, Genuine

New Britain

(1.) Second setting of December 16, 1914.
(2.) The letters of "G.R.I." are 3.3 mm tall, the same as #1.
(3.) The space between the lines of the surcharge is 5 mm.
(4.) The period after the denomination is relatively far away from the "d".
(5) Exp: APS certificate.
(6.) Notes: do

New Britain Forgery


New Britain #1, Forgery

New Britain

(1.) Ink of the surcharge is light (gray).
(2.) The letters "G.R.I." are 3.5 mm tall.
(3.) The space between the lines of the surcharge is also 6 mm as the genuine.
(4.) The period after the denomination is close to the "d".
(5.) The "d" of "1d." is shaped a little differently than the genuine, having a little more slant at the front.
(6.) Exp: APS certificate. (7.) Notes: do.