Seychelles 1900 Lucien Smeets Forgery IR50 Grey & Carmine SG35 Altered from a Ceylon Stamp Rare

Seychelles

1900 IR50 Grey & Carmine SG35

Lucien Smeets Forgery, Value Tablet Askew

A Fine Used Example Altered from a Watermark CA Ceylon Stamp

Smeet used a sophisticated method of taking an original stamp with the correct perforation and watermark for the one he wished to forge

He faded out the printing then printed a new design of the desired stamp on the blank

Type Single
Stamp Era Queen Victoria (1840-1901)
Condition Used
Grade F = Fine
Year of Issue 1900