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Counterfeit postmarking stamps.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Roads

Counterfeit postmarking stamps.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Roads

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Counterfeits and counterfeiting,
  • Forgery,
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPunishment for forging or counterfeiting any postmarking stamp
    SeriesH.rp.580
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16176863M

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Counterfeit postmarking stamps by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Roads Download PDF EPUB FB2

Back inI started a column with this line: “The US Postal Service deserves to go broke.” What bothered me was the fact that enterprising crooks were making counterfeit postage stamps Author: John Crudele. A retired postal inspector, H.K. Petschel investigated many of the postal counterfeits in the s and authored the manual for counterfeit investigations for the U.S.

Postal Inspection Service. He has written and published numerous articles to bring national attention to the problem of 5/5(2). Postmarks. A postmark is an official Postal Service™ imprint applied in black ink on the address side of a stamped mailpiece.A postmark indicates the location and date the Postal Service accepted custody of a mailpiece, and it cancels affixed postage.

A definitive guide to spotting counterfeit stamps for collectors and USPS customers. Learn how to spot a fake stamp and how to avoid counterfeit forever stamps by simply paying attention to the print, the coils, and gum on the back of the stamp, plus some other easy tricks to make sure you don't buy fake stamps.

§ Postage stamps, postage meter stamps, and postal cards Counterfeit postmarking stamps. book Postage and revenue stamps of foreign governments § Postmarking stamps § Printing and filming of United States and foreign obligations and securities § Seals of courts; signatures of judges or court officers § Seals of departments or agencies § What is a counterfeit.

A counterfeit is a calculated ruse that may be created to avoid paying postage. Counterfeits may be designed to convince the postal administration that they are the legitimate equivalent of postage-paid specimens.

In order to fool the experts, the fakes have to look exactly like the real deal. The first postage stamp was issued in Great Britain inand it didn’t take long for the first fake postage stamp to appear as well. Counterfeiting of stamps Counterfeit postmarking stamps. book became a profitable enterprise for those daring enough to try it.

At first, forgers were just trying to make money off selling the counterfeit. The stamps offered were actually counterfeit stamps of the two cent carmine George Washington issue. According to H.K. Petschel in his book, Spurious Stamps: A History of U.S.

Postal Counterfeits, published by the American Philatelic Society inthe counterfeits were of the issue, Scott Type I triangle, Krause-Minkus (K-M)   Soon after the introduction of prepaid postage and use of the first adhesive postage stamp, postal authorities recognized the need for improvement in the handling of the mail.

There are both obvious and obscure reasons to investigate. Expand your knowledge of the history and evolution of the experimental and early postmarking machines. Counterfeit acts committed outside the United States. § Postmarking stamps. Whoever forges or counterfeits any postmarking stamp, or impression thereof with intent to make it appear that such impression is a genuine postmark, or makes or knowingly uses or sells, or possesses with intent to use or sell, any forged or counterfeited.

On the contrary, the language of the first and third clauses condemns the "forg [ing] or counterfeit [ing] [of] any postmarking stamp" and the "possess [ion] with intent to use or sell" of "any forged or counterfeited postmarking stamp," 84 and so Section has read from its inception.

85 This language hardly connotes a confinement of its. The forthcoming book A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps by Chris West tells the story of the stamp.

And of Britain. West is himself a philatelist (seriously stop snickering) who. The first postmarking devices were remarkably similar to what is used today, with the name and state inside a circle, and the date, often without a year, in the center.

These are commonly called circular date stamps (CDSs) or, if there was a second circle inside the name, double circle date stamps (DCDSs). Many smaller post offices didn't have. For US stamps, examples of current issue stamps are at every post office, so the authenticity of US stamps can be verified.

Note that counterfeiting of US stamps is a major felony. For international stamps, the Universal Postal Union holds periodi. History of philatelic fakes and forgeries. The first postage stamp was issued in Great Britain inand by the early s or earlier the first postage stamp forgery - in the sense of a stamp created to fool philatelists into thinking that it is a genuine one - appeared on the market.

By forgeries were so common that the book Forged Stamps: How to Detect Them was published and by Postmarking Devices. Postmarking devices may be used only under the supervision of authorized postal personnel, except that contractors who are working under an active contract with the USPS to cancel stamps also may use postmarking devices when and in the manner authorized by the contract.

Hand-Stamped Postmarks. A new book on the advertisement stamps (R. Gwynn) The ½d Peace Stamp (T. Hancox) A Family Cover (G. Stewart) Yet more possible varieties of the 2/- Captain Cook (T. Jacob) ANZAC 50th anniversary issue - 4d.

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FOREVER stamps allow you to mail on your own schedule, making them great for the home and office alike. Always equal in value to the current First-Class Mail 1 oz rate.

Each stamp represents an important theme of America. Self-adhesive for convenient use/5(K). for "used as money or similar to coins" in item"matters" for "entry certificates" in itemand "stamps, postage meter stamps," for "stamps" in item - Pub.

99–, §31(b), Nov. 10,Stat.redesignated second itemrelating to securities of the State and private entities, as item and substituted. Counterfeit stamps have been identified as a steady, recurring risk for the U.S. Postal Service, and they are one of the 10 biggest threats to Postal Service revenue, according to the annual.Postmarking may not be counterfeited.

The issue is whether there is "intent to make it appear that such impression [of a forged or counterfeit "postmarking stamp"] is a genuine postmark." Possession of just the impression may be a felony.The first book on these stamps since George Howard's volume.+6 pages, cloth, $ The Forged Stamps of All Countries by J.

Dorn, circapages, card, line drawings, useful, one copy $ Album Weeds How to Detect Forged Stamps by Rev. R. B. Earée.