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Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: Wes Hague] #621428
Sun Jul 12 2015 11:14 AM
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Two more of these signs are being offered through private emails to Canadians collectors by one Johm Sehovic out of Ontario. They are the 36" DSP versions coming out of India with an Ink Stamp.

Poorly copied, and very easy to spot. See reference image linked on page 1 of this thread to see the images of this known fake. It is the exact same sign as illustrated on the left side of the comparison. Being flogged for $4500 each

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Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: Wes Hague] #621429
Sun Jul 12 2015 11:17 AM
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Here is the fake (left) versus original (right)

[IMG]http://i1218.photobucket.com/albums/dd418/DBL_NKL/Forum%20Images/Red%20Indian%2036%20Inch%20-%20India%20vs%20Original.jpg[/IMG]

Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: Wes Hague] #621432
Sun Jul 12 2015 11:37 AM
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It's true. I just arrived back from the 2 hour round trip of hoping to purchase the signs and both are India reproductions.


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Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: junior25] #621446
Sun Jul 12 2015 01:52 PM
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Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: Wes Hague] #621459
Sun Jul 12 2015 03:18 PM
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Thanks Randy. I'm kind of computer challenged and have trouble posting links and pictures. Also find it tough to edit anything here when it times you out very quickly.

That would be the suspect sign.

Earl

Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: junior25] #621488
Sun Jul 12 2015 06:55 PM
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This a new post from the newest member of OLDGAS ( July 9 2015) re- 2 Red Indian signs in question.

Hi everyone, I'm a new member " JohnAngelfire "
Semi Retired Resort Owner
Hobbies: Vintage Gas Oil Signs
Location: Buckhorn Ontario
eBay User Name: 8218johns
Your Real First Name: John
Phone Number: 705-657-7674
Your Real Last Name: Sehovic


While searching for information on Red Indian Sign values I found an ad placed by Wes Hague last July for 3 signs and the 36 inch is identical to the 2 I have. The condition is not as good around the mounting holes and the Image is great.
I purchased a 50's cottage resort & marina that was falling apart in 2000 and in a locked room in the Boathouse there were 2 coke machines, these signs and others. Angelfire1.com shows the location and the new Boathouse.
Still trying to figure out how to post these 2 jfsehovic@bell.net

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Last edited by Wes Hague; Sun Jul 12 2015 07:02 PM.

Wes.......
Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: Wes Hague] #628898
Tue Sep 08 2015 08:24 AM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/36-Inch-RED-INDIAN-Gasoline-2-Sided-Porcelain-sign-/291559276957?

This guy is back . Now the story is he got them in Ohio on his way back from Florida .


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Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: Wes Hague] #628977
Tue Sep 08 2015 04:11 PM
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Well, if he lied about the boathouse story, he will lie about anything. He's obviously just trying to gouge some poor soul for these. This is the problem with these darn reproduction signs!


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Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: Wes Hague] #628985
Tue Sep 08 2015 04:54 PM
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for sure ,there is a very small number of these known . If they are not coming from a reputable spot be wary . I had one sent to me today to authenticate . The fakes can be told, but again I am not going to put on the internet how to do it .


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Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: Wes Hague] #628995
Tue Sep 08 2015 05:28 PM
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Sorry guys . Do not want to sound like a know it all . Just have a passion for real Red Indian and the preservation of the real pieces .


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Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: redindianguy] #629005
Tue Sep 08 2015 06:34 PM
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Nothing wrong with that.

Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: Stu K.] #629172
Thu Sep 10 2015 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted By Stu K.
Nothing wrong with that.


I agree !

Thanks for informing us about these repops. .



Re: Red Indian sign FAKE !!! [Re: Wes Hague] #636878
Sat Nov 14 2015 01:29 PM
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I hope nobody has purchased these signs it is good that people on here are sharing there information. I can say initially I looked into buying one of these signs I talked to the gentleman on the phone he told me the boat house story which he sounded genuinely truthful however once he had forwarded me the pictures it was Very obvious they were fakes now to find he has changed his story I think he bought these signs without doing his homework and now he is trying to recoup his money by sticking someone else with them and that's a shame he initially contacted me as a member of this site and this site not allowing reproductions one could perceive he must be legit? Or so I thought I seriously hope this member is not allowed to continue on this site after his charade has been exposed just goes to show do your due diligence before jumping into a sign purchase but if nothing else this experience helps sharpen your buying skills and Learn from it!


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