Surplus Stamps, FDC's and postal history
Samoa 1877 9 Pence Express Stamps Reprint & Forgeryby Stamps & Covers
both stamps are in fairly good condition as per scans with gum disturbance / no gum.
Report an abuse for product Samoa 1877 9 Pence Express Stamps Reprint & Forgery in vendor shop Stamps & Covers
Pair of 1877 Samoa Express Stamps which were private posts. The one on the left appears to be a reprint and has a small blue dealer’s hand stamp on the reverse. The one on the right appears to be a type 1 forgery.
The forgery has no gum as per usual while the other has a part heavy hinge remaining and some gum disturbance as per the scan.
You can read more about the short-lived Samoa express local service and the stamp identification guides used here.
The stamps have not been expertized and are Sold as-is without any guarantee.