Matte Reported CPVs

This page offers quick links to specific Matte CPVs of the 2¢ Carmine. Throughout the site, the actual plate position (if known), or Reiche numbers will have precidence over the Matte number for the same CPV.

In the 1970s Raymond Matte published three bilingual booklets detailing his studies on the “2¢ Red Geo V 1912 Admiral”. He states that he inspected approximately 2,000,000 stamps starting in 1952. Notes from his collection indicate that he and Mr. Marler shared philatelic information regarding "The Admirals".