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Old 18-11-17, 11:49 AM
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Default Fake Imperial Service Tablets

Saw these on ebay and think its a good idea for people to take a look and see what they are like as no doubt they will be offered as genuine very soon.

Appear to be a one piece casting including rear fittings with a shoddy pin.

If anyone can attach a photo from ebay it would be good. I dont know how.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW1-briti...kAAOSwywRaEAsy

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Old 18-11-17, 01:07 PM
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Large Sized Images attached from original listing,
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File Type: jpg Imperal Service Repro - Reverse.jpg (46.2 KB, 48 views)
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Old 18-11-17, 04:35 PM
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Good heavens, unbelievable and very sad too!



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Saw these on ebay and think its a good idea for people to take a look and see what they are like as no doubt they will be offered as genuine very soon.

Appear to be a one piece casting including rear fittings with a shoddy pin.

If anyone can attach a photo from ebay it would be good. I dont know how.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW1-briti...kAAOSwywRaEAsy

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Old 18-11-17, 07:32 PM
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It bloody annoys me when " ARSE WIPES " turn crap like this out.
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Old 18-11-17, 08:06 PM
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Me too, why would you bother, original examples are very common and easy to buy.
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Old 18-11-17, 08:13 PM
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They will be resold as original, with a healthy profit for the buyer
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They are AWFUL. I worked in Lutterworth for 15 years so will put out some 'feelers'
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Old 18-11-17, 11:17 PM
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I see the item has ended not soon after starting!

Interesting.
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Old 19-11-17, 08:51 AM
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Item description states "Used"
By who?
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I'd feel 'used' if I had bought one!
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Old 19-11-17, 05:37 PM
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Fortunately, original examples differ and they are much finer.
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Saw these on ebay and think its a good idea for people to take a look and see what they are like as no doubt they will be offered as genuine very soon.

Appear to be a one piece casting including rear fittings with a shoddy pin.

If anyone can attach a photo from ebay it would be good. I dont know how.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/WW1-briti...kAAOSwywRaEAsy

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Agree with all!

I posted some pics of some "personalised" tablets (one with 3 GS buttons the other with an "ASC" (Alley Sloper's Cavalry) shoulder title added) a while back.

Has anybody seen anything similar?

I was once also told by an antique dealer that he had just sold a SILVER, hallmarked example. Possible, or was he in error?
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