Lucian Smeets

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A British 9d stamp possibly forged by Smeets.[1]

Dr. Lucian Smeets was a Belgian stamp forger operating around the early 1900s.

Smeets used a sophisticated method of taking an original stamp with the correct perforations, paper and watermark for the one he wished to forge, fading out the printing and then printing a new design of the desired stamp on the blank.

Among the stamps Smeets is believed to have forged are: