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Thirty Sen Violet

by May 17, 2019Common Forgeries

 

Sankō, Mozō, Mihon Positions

Note: All stamps in violet or lilac color with crossed branches and no syllabic are forgeries. All the genuine 30 sen stamps in these colors have a syllabic.

Sankō vertical: (below central inscription.) Found with syllabic missing: violet or lilac.

Sankō horizontal: (on either side above crossed branches below bottom character of central inscription.) Found with syllabic missing: violet or lilac.

Mozō horizontal: (below central inscription.) Found with syllabic missing: violet or lilac.

Mihon horizontal: (below central inscription..) Found with syllabic missing: violet, violet gray, lilac or shades.