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Latvian Independence Stamp 1920's Mint Sheet Forgery German War Map WW1

Latvian Independence Stamp 1920's Mint Sheet Forgery German War Map WW1

Latvian Independence Stamp 1920's Mint Sheet Forgery German War Map WW1
MNH sheet of forged stamps issued when Latvia gained independence in 1918. This forgery is thought to be from the 1920's. German war maps were used due to paper shortages.

This map is labeled "O16 Bausk". There are 4 stars around the sun, rather than the 3 stars found on other sheets, reason not yet determined bad forgery? Political statement - 4 regions instead of 3?

Consider the item and make an offer based on your own philatelic experience and opinion. Condition: The back of the sheet has adhesive applied by hand with brush strokes.

The sheet is in very good condition, with two minor soil marks (1/4 each), and some very minor cracks along one edge. Examine photos carefully - more on request. The item "Latvian Independence Stamp 1920's Mint Sheet Forgery German War Map WW1" is in sale since Sunday, September 6, 2015.

This item is in the category "Stamps\Europe\Latvia". The seller is "edalman" and is located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Bahamas, Viet nam, Uruguay, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Mexico, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Luxembourg, Martinique.
  • Type: Mint Sheet
  • Color: Carmine
  • Year of Issue: 1918
  • Quality: Mint Never Hinged/MNH
  • Denomination: 5 Kap
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Latvia

Latvian Independence Stamp 1920's Mint Sheet Forgery German War Map WW1