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Identifier basics (start here) Eagle Stamps (start here for separating genuine from forged Eagle stamps) Ray Stamps (start here for identifying the most common forgeries)
   Background  Compare Genuine and Forgery:    Detail of F2's compared to genuine
   Pictures by identifier category    Left Wing Margins    Find types of genuine #7,   #8,   #9
       By issue (or "set")    Upper Right Dots Detail             #11,   #12,   #13
   Partial Directory of stamp images, pictures of genuine and forged stamps, and scans of large multiples (e.g., large blocks and partial or full sheets).
Also see a few 2400 dpi images.
   Lower Groszes
   Varieties    Crown Closeups Arc Stamps
       Issue:   1st,    2nd,    3rd,    4th,    5th Summary or Recap of genuine and forgery distinctions    Find types of genuine  #3,   #4,   #5
General summary of proofs    
      Two-sided Proofs Procedure for "typing" genuine:    Forgeries:  #3F's,   #4F's,
     Scans of 2nd Issue one-sided proofs     #1,    #2,     #1 alternate procedure       #5F1 & F4,    #5F2 & F3
      Multi-colored stamps Introduction to Eagle forgery literature, and especially F5 forgeries    Forgeries of  #15-17 in general
      Watermarks
   Detail of genuine vs. F1's for:
      Stamps with extra lines on right side Sheaf Stamps     #15,   #16,   #17
   Cancels and Censorship Markings    Find types of genuine  #6,   #10,   #14 & 18  
   Catalog Cross-Ref., Forgery Cross-Ref., and downloadable PDF showing both cross-references    Find types of forged  #6F1 & F4,   #6F2, F3, F5; or #10,   #14,    #18
   Proposed "Union Catalog" for more rational catalog numbering.    Freaks & Oddities 6th, 7th, and 8th Issues (F3's of 3rd, 4th, and 5th Issues)
         #2,    #4,    #5,    #6,   #7,   #15,   #16,   #18       Possible characterizations
     Perforations or Perf Primer.       Main Analysis
     Where to find measurements  
     Very important: Stamps which don't fit any of the descriptions  
     
     

     


Last modified
27 July 2015