Real or Fake

Posted by: 56Chevy

Real or Fake - Tue Dec 12 2017 02:03 PM

how does one know whether a sign is real or fake. Ebay # 322936425010
Posted by: BryceG

Re: Real or Fake - Tue Dec 12 2017 02:22 PM

without a doubt fake... see the sellers other items.
Posted by: wayno48

Re: Real or Fake - Tue Dec 12 2017 02:25 PM

I agree with Bryce.
Posted by: wayno48

Re: Real or Fake - Tue Dec 12 2017 03:36 PM

Fake.Have never seen a pump plate with "make in USA 1949" or any other.
Posted by: DaysPast

Re: Real or Fake - Tue Dec 12 2017 04:16 PM

That one is definitely a fake. To me the best way to tell a fake is to see it and hold it in my hands. If it's on eBay and seller "doesn't know whether it's original or a repop", then it's likely a repop. This one looks like the typical 11 3/4" round repops they are making of everything else. In most cases, these signs were never originally made in that shape/size.
Posted by: 56Chevy

Re: Real or Fake - Wed Dec 13 2017 04:34 AM

What are the clues besides "make in USA 1949". I saw one at Hershey this year and didn't pull the trigger because I just wasn't sure
Posted by: Johnay

Re: Real or Fake - Wed Dec 13 2017 10:13 AM

if it measures 11 3/4"
Posted by: redindianguy

Re: Real or Fake - Sun Dec 17 2017 06:37 AM

if they sell fakes , that is the biggest clue now a days
Posted by: Corey1955

Re: Real or Fake - Mon Dec 18 2017 08:15 PM

T-Ways Grsphics sells those as well FYI.
Posted by: gasgeezer

Re: Real or Fake - Mon Dec 25 2017 01:20 PM

originals are 10"