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Posted 05/17/2018   09:29 am  Show Profile Check jubilee's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add jubilee to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
This seller, Hayden Stamps, continues to sell bogus overprints on GB stamps and Hitler heads despite me reporting him dozens of times.

https://www.ebay.com.au/str/haydenp...=11486115011

His response when I queried him was that his notation "priv issue" made it clear they were fakes. I chose to disagree with him.

Reports from other people would be useful to stop this guy printing more of this rubbish
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Posted 05/17/2018   09:39 am  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The most effective approach may be if 5-10 people would buy the cheaper ones he has listed but then leave a neutral feedback noting that the private issue = faked overprint. eBay would be less likely to remove a neutral feedback and the neutral feedback comments would be a way to increase awareness with other potential buyers.
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Posted 05/17/2018   09:47 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rogdcam to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Great suggestion Don.
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Posted 05/17/2018   10:16 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bookbndrbob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The term "private overprint" may or may not be used to deceive collectors...especially beginners.

After reading this thread, I submitted the term to the SCF glossary.
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Posted 05/17/2018   10:27 am  Show Profile Check jubilee's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jubilee to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Good idea Don, I just don't want to give this charlatan any of MY hard earned money

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Posted 05/17/2018   10:39 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add modernstamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
jubilee,
The link you have to the seller doesn't seem to be working when I click on it?
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Posted 05/17/2018   10:49 am  Show Profile Check jubilee's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jubilee to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
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Posted 05/17/2018   11:03 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bookbndrbob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The links do not work for me either.
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Posted 05/17/2018   11:17 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Glenn Estus to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The link does not work contrary to what the OP says.
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Posted 05/17/2018   11:32 am  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hmm, linked worked earlier for me here in the US, but now it does not work. Neither the item number of the store name are now showing on eBay.au either; appears that store has been taken down?
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Posted 05/17/2018   12:30 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rogdcam to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The store was taken down. I contacted this seller and we had some back and forth this morning. I believe that he saw the light.
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Posted 05/17/2018   10:06 pm  Show Profile Check jubilee's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jubilee to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
What on earth did you say to him?!?! I'm a little bit frightened of you right now
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Posted 05/18/2018   07:42 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jkelley01938 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Doesn't work for me either. I just hate these cheaters. It really sours me on this hobby.

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Posted 05/19/2018   5:17 pm  Show Profile Check KGV Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add KGV Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Having friends from North Korea proberly did it for the seller!
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Edited by KGV Collector - 05/19/2018 5:18 pm
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