As it is evident from the Michel Deutschland-Spezial Katalog, Memel stamp Mi. 41 never has dot in the letter "T". Mi. 40, however, has. To differentiate Mi. 40 and Mi. 41, the letter "p" or "P" in "pfennig" or "Pfennig" helps. In case of Mi. 40 "p", in case of Mi. 41 "P" can be seen in the overprint. Normally Mi. 41 never occurs with dot in the letter "T". Enclosed I show one Mi. 41 stamp with dot in "T". According to my oppinion this is a falsh overprint or an additional dot is in the real overprint. At careful examination of the overprint "FLUGPOST" appears to be shiny, not like on the other stamps of this series (Mi.40 to Mi.46). Consequently, my oppinion is that the enclosed stamp has a false overprint, it is a fake. I suppose somebody made this false overprint to produce Mi. 40II (which is a high value stamp), but did not recognize the letter "P" on the stamp (instead of "p").I would appreciate your comments. László
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