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Smitholene real or fake #578121
Sun Nov 02 2014 09:34 PM
Sun Nov 02 2014 09:34 PM
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Oklahoma
JUNK KING Offline OP
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Ebay #221591358348

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Always looking for neon signs and skins , Flying A ,& Wayne 60s.
Re: Smitholene real or fake [Re: JUNK KING] #578130
Sun Nov 02 2014 10:26 PM
Sun Nov 02 2014 10:26 PM
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Not sure of the authenticity but the back bothers me. The one I used to have was white porcelain on the back and said Veribrite.

Re: Smitholene real or fake [Re: Donald D. Brock] #578135
Sun Nov 02 2014 11:35 PM
Sun Nov 02 2014 11:35 PM
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You're kidding right? Did you see where it's being sold from??

Re: Smitholene real or fake [Re: really] #578139
Mon Nov 03 2014 04:26 AM
Mon Nov 03 2014 04:26 AM
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So. Ca.
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Item location:
Buenos Aires, Argentina

with only one mounting hole?.. cool


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Re: Smitholene real or fake [Re: advertologist] #578144
Mon Nov 03 2014 04:50 AM
Mon Nov 03 2014 04:50 AM
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this seller has been one of the major players in repros/fantasy signs going back years.


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Re: Smitholene real or fake [Re: KZ1000] #578165
Mon Nov 03 2014 06:45 AM
Mon Nov 03 2014 06:45 AM
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Wetumpka,Al.
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Fake, Repop sign. The Argentinian strikes again!

Re: Smitholene real or fake [Re: wocopep] #578181
Mon Nov 03 2014 07:48 AM
Mon Nov 03 2014 07:48 AM
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Oklahoma
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I'm guessing there must be 100 fake plates for every real one. You can't tell me ebay doesn't have any idea that these people are frauds. There's got to be someone in the system who could stop this if they wanted.


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Always looking for neon signs and skins , Flying A ,& Wayne 60s.
Re: Smitholene real or fake [Re: JUNK KING] #578219
Mon Nov 03 2014 11:00 AM
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Every collectible group on ebay has people selling knocks offs. From signs, to salt and pepper shakers to doorstops. And you know that people in every collectable category report stuff everyday.......so, can you imagine the manpower it would take to look at and investigate every one of those reports...it would take thousands (if not more) of people.

Because if ebay just removed any item that got reported without investigating, it would be a mess. Person A, who doesn't like person B, could just report his items and have them removed...even it if required more than 1 report, person A could have a few friends or relatives report as well. So, there really is no easy fix for ebay.......but those sellers can be stopped, the simple way...if no one buys their junk...then they go under.......just my 2 cents.

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