Florida Express (Bogus)

Bogus Type 1 (Florida #1B1)

Lithographed by Moens and illustrated in 1864 catalog as shown above. The identical design, also finely printed, exists in two additional colors presumably printed by Moens as well.

Type 1 Forgery characteristics: Type 1 Forgery colors seen:

a. rider foot straight at bottom
b. ground extends beyond front hooves of horse
c. reins composed of two lines
d. outer frame line

a. black
b. black on yellow
c. black on pink

Richard Frajola (October 8, 2001)