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Real or Fake #700419
Tue Dec 12 2017 01:03 PM
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how does one know whether a sign is real or fake. Ebay # 322936425010

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Re: Real or Fake [Re: 56Chevy] #700422
Tue Dec 12 2017 01:22 PM
Tue Dec 12 2017 01:22 PM
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without a doubt fake... see the sellers other items.


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Re: Real or Fake [Re: 56Chevy] #700424
Tue Dec 12 2017 01:25 PM
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I agree with Bryce.

Re: Real or Fake [Re: 56Chevy] #700432
Tue Dec 12 2017 02:36 PM
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Fake.Have never seen a pump plate with "make in USA 1949" or any other.

Re: Real or Fake [Re: 56Chevy] #700439
Tue Dec 12 2017 03:16 PM
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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 In most cases, these signs were never originally made in that shape/size.

Re: Real or Fake [Re: 56Chevy] #700472
Wed Dec 13 2017 03:34 AM
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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

Re: Real or Fake [Re: 56Chevy] #700484
Wed Dec 13 2017 09:13 AM
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if it measures 11 3/4"


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Re: Real or Fake [Re: 56Chevy] #700705
Sun Dec 17 2017 05:37 AM
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if they sell fakes , that is the biggest clue now a days


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Re: Real or Fake [Re: 56Chevy] #700819
Mon Dec 18 2017 07:15 PM
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T-Ways Grsphics sells those as well FYI.

Re: Real or Fake [Re: 56Chevy] #701197
Mon Dec 25 2017 12:20 PM
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originals are 10"


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