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Posted 11/30/2022   10:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add BFRomeos to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Greetings:

I have what I believe is a Scott 35L6. Given no more information than this image:

...please reply to this two-part question: (1) Do you think this item is genuine, or a replica? (2) What features from the image lead to your conclusion?

Thanks in advance.
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Posted 12/01/2022   02:21 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add hy-brasil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
See the genuine example here:
https://www.pennypost.org/pdf/farre...llection.pdf
1. This is not an original. This looks to match the second reprint noted above but everything is so heavily printed it might be even be a forgery created from a reprint.
2. The original has very fine shading lines and this is far from that.
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