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red indian lens looks fake #522801
Sun Mar 23 2014 02:44 PM
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Maybe I'm wrong just looks weird to me

Re: red indian lens looks fake [Re: indiananationals] #522802
Sun Mar 23 2014 03:03 PM
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Even looks dated on the left side?


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Re: red indian lens looks fake [Re: indiananationals] #522803
Sun Mar 23 2014 03:04 PM
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Probably because it IS a repro, lol.....


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Re: red indian lens looks fake [Re: indiananationals] #522831
Sun Mar 23 2014 04:45 PM
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Sent seller an ebay pm about writing on left of lens and the notches yesterday, have not received a reply... will not bid but I have not seen this lens before.

Re: red indian lens looks fake [Re: texacojoe] #522833
Sun Mar 23 2014 04:49 PM
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Here is original

Red Indian 3-pc. original globe.JPG

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Re: red indian lens looks fake [Re: Wes Hague] #522848
Sun Mar 23 2014 05:19 PM
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I had several old gassers give me a heads up on the ebay one, since I am looking for one and it was much appreciated, but it was pretty obvious that it was a reproduction.
The writing on the side and the picture of the back were dead giveaways!


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