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Obock Genuine

no genuine stamps found

Obock Forgery

1892 Obock #1, Forged overprint


(1.) The genuine overprint has serifs on the letters "B", "C", and "K". This example does not.
(2.) Exp: do. Ref: Aretz & Johnson.

1892 Obock #1, Forged overprint, Second example


(1.) The genuine overprint forms an arch. This example is straight.
(2.) In fact, the Scott catalog does not show a straight overprint like this on the 1 centime black stamp.
(3.) Exp: do. Ref: Scott Catalogue