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Bandenkampfabzeichen APB possible fake up for auction
Old 01-16-2020, 03:09 AM   #1
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Default Bandenkampfabzeichen APB possible fake up for auction

Hi Guys,

This piece will be up for auction at C&T auctioneers on February 4th. IMO this is not an original. Do you agree or am I mistaken?

Cheers, Tom
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Old 01-16-2020, 08:28 AM   #2
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Hi Tom,


I tend to agree with you, this one is a fake based on the incorrect reverse hardware setup and the soft details on the obverse.


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Old 01-17-2020, 01:42 PM   #3
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Old 01-17-2020, 02:22 PM   #4
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Thank you for confirming gentlemen.

I have reported the item as a fake to the auction house and asked them to remove it from auction or to label it correctly as a reproduction. Let us see what happens.

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Old 01-18-2020, 03:57 AM   #5
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There are more fakes in that particular auction.
The badge that started this thread should not cause any danger as there are far more better reproductions on the market.
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Old 01-19-2020, 03:40 PM   #6
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Here is the reply from C&T

"Hello

Many thanks for your email.

We offer a full money back offer subject to our terms and conditions to any buyer of items in our auction.

Regards"

So item is still offered in the auction as original.
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Old 01-24-2020, 11:18 AM   #7
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