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Six Sen

by May 17, 2019Common Forgeries

 

Sankō, Mozō, Mihon Positions

Sankō vertical: (W of crest, substituted for the characters in the genuine stamp that read ‘kitte'(postage).) Found on Syllabic 14 (ka): violet brown or orange, and No syllabic: violet brown or orange.

Sankō horizontal: (inside garter belt, on either side of top inscription,) Found on Syllabic 14 (ka): orange.

Sankō diagonal: (inside garter belt, SE of top inscription.) Found on Syllabic 16 (ta):unknown bogus stamp.   Note: Illustration from a black & white photo.

Mozō vertical: (W of crest, substituted for the characters in the genuine stamp that read ‘kitte'(postage).) Found on Syllabic 14 (ka): violet brown or orange and No syllabic: violet brown or orange.

Mozō horizontal: (inside garter belt, between character for ‘sen’ and shading lines.) Found on Syllabic 14 (ka): violet brown or orange.

Mihon vertical: (W of crest, substituted for the characters in the genuine stamp that read ‘kitte'(postage).) Found on Syllabic 14 (ka): violet brown or orange.