Section 63. Whoever falsely makes, utters, forges or counterfeits, or whoever permits or is a party to the false making, uttering, forging or counterfeiting of, a warehouse receipt, certificate or other instrument, or of the signature of a warehouseman or of an endorser or other person to an instrument used to pass or to give title to property stored in a public warehouse, shall be punished by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars and by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than three years.