Confederate Blockade Postage #4 (Bogus)
$1 to Europe

Forgery Type 2 (Blockade #4B2)

Typographed on white bond paper, believed to have been produced in England or Europe. Pin perforated along faint dotted line or imperforate. This has only been reported cancelled. Cancels on similar stamps from same manufacturer include boxed Charleston, boxed Galveston, boxed Wilmington, boxed Savannah and encircled Mobile.

Type 2 Forgery characteristics: Type 2 Forgery colors seen:

a. checkerboard top right corner has open square
b. five lines to left of "Europe"

a. 50c blue

Richard Frajola (September 28, 2001)