PROPAGANDA FORGERIES: Netherlands 1941 Queen Wilhemina 5c genuine stamp with 'HOUDT/GOUDEN/MOED' [= "Have Good Courage"] propaganda overprint Mi 1 tied to piece by 'SCHIEDAM/30 XII 41' cancel, unpriced by Michel. Roland Pieles BPP Certificate (2018). Produced by Pieter Jacob van den Ban, a Schiedam stamp dealer and member of the Dutch Underground, purposefully in light shades to lessen the likelihood of detection. Only 90 stamps were overprinted, of which about ten copies on cover or piece are known.
Germany , Netherlands , Military World War II , Forgeries , Propaganda Stamps & Leaflets