🇫🇯 Post Fiji has issued a warning about what it calls “fake Fiji postage stamps” on its philatelic website. The items in question were featured in Blog 2068 where I questioned the legitimacy of the products and voiced the opinion that these were items prepared using ‘personalised’ stamps. Post Fiji clearly states, “We wish to make clear to customers that these stamp sheets are not genuine and not released officially by Post Fiji. These postage stamps have no postal value and customers purchasing them do so at their own risk”.
As previously reported the sheets each have a highly popular theme - one of Support for Ukraine and the other on Mahatma Gandhi. Similar items are also on sale on internet auction sites with the names of Dominica, Grenada Carriacou And Petite Martinique, Guyana and Ghana printed on them and Post Fiji’s announcement that the items with Fiji’s name printed on them are ‘fake’ would strongly suggest that the products with the other territories’ names on them are also bogus.
Advice to collectors - AVOID!
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands postal service -
2 June 2022 - 70th anniversary of the first direct airmail flight to the Falkland Islands - 2 stamps. Designed by Andrew Robinson and lithographed by Cartor. Production coordinated by Creative Direction. Perforated 13.5. Rating:- *****. Thanks to Juliet Warner of Pobjoy Stamps for information about this issue.
🇮🇳 India Post -
1 May 2022 - Centenary of Delhi University - 1 stamp. Rating:- ***.