Catalog Numbering for Michel, Scott et al.
Printings, Remainders and Scarcity
The Michel  6 Varieties
The Michel  8 Varieties
The Schilling Reprints
Table of Colors, Gum and Paper
Color Comparison of Originals and Reprints
Maps of Heligoland      Heligoland Cancels
Reprints on Lemberger Pages

Postal History      Postal Rates
Genuine and Imitation Paper
Reprint Data Tables      Forgeries
Lemberger and Michel Color Chips
Proofers: Names and Signature Placement
The Examination of Various Stamps
Higher Stamp Values
The Robert Pollard Study
The Wagner Collection


Examples of Heligoland


Proofers' Signatures




Here is a collection of stamp backs showing signatures of some famous and not-so-famous Heligoland expertizers and a few dealers. My thanks to a learned friend who identified the more obscure signatures.

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1. R(obert) F. Engel (Hamburg) 2. (Franz) Pfenninger 3. Carl H. Lange/Hamburg 4. Forged Lemberger
5. Hellmuth Lemberger "a" 6. Script Lemberger "7d" 7. Script Lemberger
   8. Script Lemberger         9.W.Engel-
          (Forged on Hamburg Reprint)
10. W(alter) F. Engel
11. W Engel (double signed) 12. W Engel 13. Lemberger "b" 14. Lemberger "h"
15. Lemberger 16. Lemberger a +M.Kurt Maier/Berlin 17. K-H Schulz "e" 18. K-H Schulz "a"
19. K-H Schulz "a" 20. K-H Schulz 21. Forged Lemberger +Peinelt(?)


22. (Hans) Grobe 23. Dr. Oertel 24. (Georg) Richter/Berlin 25. (Max) Thier
26. Paul Krueger/ Berlin 27. Franke/ Berlin (dealer?) 28. W. Brandes (?)
          29. B. Weston (British Dealer?) 30. Georg Buehler + Gebrüder Senf/Leipzig   

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Catalog Numbering for Michel, Scott et al.
Printings, Remainders and Scarcity
The Michel  6 Varieties     The Michel  8 Varieties
The Schilling Reprints
Table of Colors, Gum and Paper
Color Comparison of Originals and Reprints
Maps of Heligoland      Heligoland Cancels
Reprints on Lemberger Pages
Postal History      Postal Rates
Genuine and Imitation Paper
Reprint Data Tables      Forgeries
Lemberger and Michel Color Chips
Proofers: Names and Signature Placement
The Examination of Various Stamps
Higher Stamp Values
The Robert Pollard Study
The Wagner Collection

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