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Tide Water sign on eBay...
#514836 Tue Feb 18 2014 09:28 AM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/301092750752

...what's the verdict on this? I think the back looks...weird...


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gulfiend! #514840 Tue Feb 18 2014 09:37 AM
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IMO, fake. Rusty back raises a red flag.


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their was another one like this that surfaced from India awhile back...I`d stay away
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VEEDOL_AL1 #514859 Tue Feb 18 2014 10:29 AM
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STAY AWAY.


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Originally Posted By: VEEDOL_AL1
their was another one like this that surfaced from India awhile back...I`d stay away
Alan

When I saw this one I wondered if it was the flip of that one listed in India.


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Gargoyle #515087 Tue Feb 18 2014 09:42 PM
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Remember....ANY porcelain sign with a rusty back is a fake.



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Scott Baselt #515118 Wed Feb 19 2014 05:11 AM
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Originally Posted By: Scott Baselt
Remember....ANY porcelain sign with a rusty back is a fake.

Really? Maybe in Cali. Up here in the rust belt thats not necessarily so. Or do you mean with large areas that never received porcelain on the back and are rusty maybe?

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Rusty back signs that are from other countries are completely void of porcelain. There are original porcelain signs that have rust on the back but also have some porcelain too. This particular sign looks strange on the back. I have never seen a back that looks quite like this. Size of sign seems more strange to me. Have not seen a sign that size with a message like that, should be bigger or smaller. Bigger for the side of a bldg, smaller for a pump plate. My opinion is that it is a fake but not completely because of the back. There are plenty of fakes out there that have porcelain on the back also. You cant go with that one indicator of rust on the back and call it a fake. There are other factors to look at too. Get out and do some comparing at the shows and picking out a fake becomes easier.

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wocopep #515164 Wed Feb 19 2014 09:53 AM
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...looked to me like someone had hit the back with a grinder...


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Someone lost $250 on a piece of cr*p!!!!


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