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What is it with all these India repop signs #373915
Sat Dec 01 2012 06:14 AM
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Boy I checked out the signs on ebay yesterday and was amazed at the huge amount of repo fake signs on ebay now from India. It is getting ridiculous, I remember few years back there were a few but now there are thousands on there. They must be making tons of them over there.

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Re: What is it with all these India repop signs [Re: 56chiefstar] #373928
Sat Dec 01 2012 07:16 AM
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Its as if all they have to do in that country is to answer our customer service calls and make fake signs!

Jim


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Re: What is it with all these India repop signs [Re: Mr.Wadhams] #373932
Sat Dec 01 2012 07:23 AM
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Some folks are very industrious, if there is money somewhere, they will work to get it.


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And I collect big old porcelain neon signs
Re: What is it with all these India repop signs [Re: porcelain-neon] #373962
Sat Dec 01 2012 09:39 AM
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56, look these are my observations . I'll get into page three of E-bay and that's all I see, ( REPOP ) !They'd do everyone a favor and just seperate it into REAL , Real old , and REPOP.

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Re: What is it with all these India repop signs [Re: eshaver] #373983
Sat Dec 01 2012 10:45 AM
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I agree, I have felt for a long time that ebay should make more modifications in their search as it takes me forever to go thru signs even when I narrow it down by price, collectibles and narrowest advertising, still alot of junk and reproductions are there. Mentioned this to ebay before with no luck

Re: What is it with all these India repop signs [Re: 56chiefstar] #373986
Sat Dec 01 2012 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted By: 56chiefstar
I agree, I have felt for a long time that ebay should make more modifications in their search as it takes me forever to go thru signs even when I narrow it down by price, collectibles and narrowest advertising, still alot of junk and reproductions are there. Mentioned this to ebay before with no luck



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Re: What is it with all these India repop signs [Re: eshaver] #373999
Sat Dec 01 2012 12:08 PM
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Majority of reproduction signs are made in North America, that is a fact.

Very small percentage are made overseas. Local signs are a greater problem. Check out this guys listings and feedback. These are common American made reproductions.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Texaco-9-Inch-Cu...-/321032700695?

There are hundreds of sellers like him on e-Bay. The reproduction problem is home grown. It's easy to point the finger overseas. Fact is, it's happening much closer to home.


Dave GILL,
Dave's Garage & Memorabilia, Inc.
Re: What is it with all these India repop signs [Re: Dave's Garage] #374206
Sat Dec 01 2012 09:13 PM
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Well I notice the India ones, there is something about them I can tell right away its from there. I remember probably around 15 years ago buying an Everyready battery sign with the man holding the flashlight porcelain sign at Brimfield before I knew about India signs. Fortunately I was told by someone there that it was a fake from India, got a refund of the $500 I spent and then I started learning about the India ones

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