Memphis 5c Provisional #2

Forgery Type 5 (Memphis #2F5)

Derived from J. W. Scott catalog forgery but design shorn at right.

Type 5 Forgery characteristics: Type 5 Forgery colors seen:

a. bottom stroke of "E" of "MEMPHIS no small triangle at tip (a large blob)
b. outline of numeral "5" broken at foot
c. right side of design trimmed short

a. 5c pale red (shades)
b. 5c red on orange

Richard Frajola (October 1, 2001)