Notes from the Past

Counterfeiters "Buried"

The older philatelic magazines are interesting to browse through.  One at hand, The Stamp Journal, 1877, described on its masthead as, "Fearless and Independent," regularly carried a box, headed, "The Cemetery," in which they named counterfeiters currently in operation.  S. Allan Taylor, 11 Ann St., New York, headed the list.  Taylor was also the subject of a special write-up who got all he could out of a swindle, then exposed it, boasting of his honesty.
- George B. Sloane
Sloane's Column
August 31, 1946

 Posted November 28, 1999  

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