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Posted 10/11/2017   8:34 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add James Drummond to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
This seller is offering several lots of cheap test stamps with "scarcer" colored defacement lines. These are all fake.

Here is an article about them:

http://stampsjoann.net/Dummy-Forger...ry-main.html

Jim

http://www.ebay.com/itm/US-TD107v-B...AOSwv95Z3kqy



http://www.ebay.com/itm/US-TD107v-B...AOSwCi1Z3kp1


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Posted 10/12/2017   7:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add shermae to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Interesting. In general, I believe Northstamp is a respected dealer of Scandanavia. They may not know these are fakes.
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Posted 10/12/2017   7:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rogdcam to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
He ended the listing.
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Posted 10/12/2017   8:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add revenuermd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I gave him the link from this thread. That may be one of the reasons Northstamp ended the listing.
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Posted 10/12/2017   9:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rogdcam to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yes. The power of the internet pen.
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Posted 10/12/2017   10:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add James Drummond to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This place is like Yelp for stamps.

Jim
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Posted 10/14/2017   10:12 pm  Show Profile Check eyeonwall's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add eyeonwall to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
JD is correct - these particular defacement lines are fake. I think they appeared around 2003 or so. There are no real silver ones, I don't think there are any real brown ones, there are real red ones and I think there are real blue one.
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