Dominican Republic Scott 111 & 117

One of these stamps is a genuine stamp and the other(s) is a forgery. Can you tell the difference?
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The genuine has period after the “O” and the tops of the letters “ANT” just touch the third line of shading. Perf is 14. The Fournier forgery (117) has a small period and the tops of “ANT” fall between the 3rd and 4th shading lines. Perf is 13. The Imperato forgery (111) lacks the dot and the tops of “ANT” just touch the 2nd shading line. Perf is 11.

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C is the genuine stamp

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