Even an experienced collector could be fooled by some of the newly reworked old items like a decal on an old oil can or a new face on an old clock. Be suspicious when buying since innocently made fantasy items for a private collection will probably be offered for sale someday.

Recent example:
http://www.oldgas.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=628756
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