A is for Aden and Z is for Zanzabar

A is for Aden and Z is for Zanzibar... Now what is between? For the world wide classical era philatelist and stamp collector, a country specific philatelic survey is offered by the blog author, Jim Jackson, with two albums: Big Blue, aka Scott International Part 1 (checklists available), and Deep Blue, aka William Steiner's Stamp Album Web PDF pages. In addition, "Bud" offers commentary and a look at his completely filled Big Blue. Interested? So into the Blues...

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Batum - Bud's Big Blue

Batum in Bud's Big Blue
Bud's Big Blue
Bud's Observations
Let’s play the Find-a-Forgery game. Batum is notorious for them. Clue: check out Jim’s “Batum - ‘Aloe Tree’Forgeries” post in the main part of this blog. A prize will be awarded for the first correct answer.

Census: twelve in BB spaces, seven on supplement page

Jim's Observations
I did an in analysis of the Aloe Tree forgeries, as referenced by Bud. Almost every general collection will have some of these forgeries.

Batum Blog Post and Checklist

Batum - "Aloe Tree " Forgeries

Page 1 (Click and enlarge for examination.)

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