Florida Express (Bogus)

Bogus Type 4 (Florida #1B4)

Lithographed by unknown maker. A very finely executed design first illustrated in Maury catalog of 1868. This design has been suggested as a genuine original. Springer mentions that this type has "indications that it was printed in panes, and platable" which I do not believe is true.

Type 4 Forgery characteristics: Type 4 Forgery colors seen:

a. rider foot points downward
b. sharp bend in pouch strap 

a. black on light brown
b. black on green
c. black on pink

Richard Frajola (October 8, 2001)