Old Koban: 10 Sen Blue

Genuine

Issued 29 June 1877 – Scott #62 and Sakura #71
Old Koban: 10 sen blue genuine

Genuine: Unused

Genuine & Forgeries with and without  Sankō

 

Maeda: 10 sen with sankō

Maeda

Lithographed

 Sankō on either side below top group of characters in oval band.

Wada: Engraved with printed cancel

Wada: Plate 8

Engraved

No sankō but with printed cancels

Genuine with Wada: Plate 23 lithographed

Wada: Plate 23

Lithographed

No sankō but with printed cancels

Spiro: Type 1

Spiro: Type 1

Lithographed

No sankō, chrysanthemum crest has 13 petals

Spiro: Type 2

Spiro: Type 2

Lithographed

No sankō, chrysanthemum crest has 13 petals

Wada: Plate 8 cancels

Wada: Plate 8

Engraved

Six different printed cancels which are the same as on the lithographed stamps.

Wada: Plate 23, printed cancels

Wada: Plate 23

Lithographed

Six different printed cancels

Spiro: Full Sheet

Spiro Full Sheet

Full sheet of 25 (5 x 5)

Note:  the two different fake cancels on same sheet.  See other fake Spiro cancels here.