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Old 24-05-20, 11:49 AM
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Default SBS badge - bargain or fake?

Given that Bosley's sold an attributed one of these for 9,000 - I'm assuming that someone either got a real bargain or paid a lot for a fake!
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Old 24-05-20, 02:12 PM
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Looks chemically aged with an un associated box, so probably fake.

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Old 24-05-20, 04:36 PM
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Given that Bosley's sold an attributed one of these for 9,000 - I'm assuming that someone either got a real bargain or paid a lot for a fake!
https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/a...a-abb500d2cac7
Lugs are totally incorrect compared with attributed examples (excuse me for not sharing images - I prefer to comment on individual items as they crop up rather than share images of what things should look like ... hope folks understand my position) - the words wouldn't touch and barge-pole spring to mind.
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Old 24-05-20, 09:15 PM
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Loads of c**p in that auction. Many lots very similar to other provincial auction houses so I assume all coming from the same source.
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Old 25-05-20, 10:22 AM
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Many of the items in here have been floating around auction houses and occasionally ebay for at least 2 to 3 years and not selling or being withrdrawn after folks on here call them to let them know......there are mainly two sources for this i think and all to be avoided.
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Old 25-05-20, 11:13 AM
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I feel deeply sorry for the buyer - but they need to do their homework - it is not an easy apprenticeship as we know:
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460, plus commission no doubt, - shocking!
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Old 25-05-20, 11:59 AM
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the icing on the cake, the box.
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Old 25-05-20, 03:24 PM
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As convincing as a Government adviser.

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Old 25-05-20, 03:35 PM
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Wouldn't touch it with a boom mike then.
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Old 25-05-20, 04:33 PM
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Wouldn't touch it with a boom mike then.
Indeed Leigh - I believe even the manufacturers box is wrongly paired with that badge ... and even that is falling to bits
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