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Scott 0269 - Rare perforated O.H.M.S  
 

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Posted 01/10/2017   2:15 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
GJP,
Cool, we are pulling for Robert. Do you know if these were faked?
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Posted 01/10/2017   8:46 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add agmasd56 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
nice post learn a lot
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Posted 01/10/2017   10:40 pm  Show Profile Check gportch's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add gportch to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Don, I know that some of these have been faked but, until I have had an opportunity to do a cursory forensic examination, I have no reason to think that these are not good. I get as big a kick out of proving something to be good as I do discovering a "not so good"item. That's why my job at the Greene Foundation is the best job in the world (even though there is no paycheque involved).
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Posted 01/11/2017   07:44 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wert to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Garfield..I have to thank you, Gary, and Jim, for the information and support you and BNAPS have given me..I have applied all the information given me and now believe probably 95% that these are authentic..Of Course Garfield a trip to BNAPS to analyse some more cant hurt.

Any one out there that has not joined BNAPS or is thinking of joining..Do it soon..I am impressed with the level of commitment and help they offer to the average stamp collector..This is a class organization..JOIN...And support the Greene foundation

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Posted 01/11/2017   10:35 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wert to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi guys.
Here is an update as to whether a double perfin is fake or not...BNAPS and the Greene Foundation with the help of gportch and Jim and Gary I have analysed my #0269 (Scott 269) stamp.


As you can see, I choose this one which has not just double perfin, but quadruple perfin on the stamp below.






I took two strikes of the "H" in O.H.M.S. perfin...Look at the similarities of the shape of the holes...This indicates the use of the same perfin punch and not a post made up punch.



Now, look at the picture below of a close up of the two punches...the rough feathery edges are at the back of the perfin holes indicating thy were punched from the front of the stamp.






This is a little rarer, in that it is a quadruple perfin strike...Any questions or comments.

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Posted 01/11/2017   10:57 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Robert,
Sounds like they might be legitimate, I certainly hope so.

Did you get a 3D scanner?
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Posted 01/11/2017   11:04 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wert to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi Don...

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Did you get a 3D scanner?

No, I used Gwyddion for 3D effect.

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Posted 01/11/2017   11:14 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
If you want to analyze and generate Z axis data you HAVE to use a 3D scanner. I know we have discussed this multiple times, why do you keep posting this misinformation? It is misleading to other folks. No software in the world can magically take 2D images and generate 3D data.
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Posted 01/11/2017   11:16 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wert to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
no more comments from me..have a good day.
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