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Am I right in thinking (FAKE)

Article about: Hi all I really want to add an SS buckle to my collection I posted a potential buy yesterday which was a fake so I've been looking at the threads on how to spot fake buckles in the hope I ca

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    Truth be told..that the truth be found here !! ....and it can be overwhelming at times..but well worth the shock than the pain in your wallet later on.

    Welcome to the forum. Enjoy your stay Regards Larry
    It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C

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    It's a minefield! And something that affects us all , guess most would of been burned at some point I no I have. So would you say the above buckle is a good fake or a poor one?

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    I'm not a buckle guy so I don't have an answer on authenticity but I have been burned. This is a great source to minimize the damage.
    We have met the enemy and have learned nothing more about him. I have, however, learned some things about myself. There are things men can do to one another that are sobering to the soul. It is one thing to reconcile these things with God, but another to square it with yourself. - Robert Leckie

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    Everyone in this hobby has been burned from time to time. Even the big boys. With the forums and the Internet it is less likely to happen but you have to use the information available. Some fakes are very good but the bulk of them are easy to spot.

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    yes, it's a fake buckle..

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    Thanks joda I was sure it was but wanted an experienced opinion, I've spent lots of time looking at the stickies showing the differences between original and fake there a great source of info for a complete novice like me . I've been testing myself to see if I can spot the bad ones from good and I'm now getting it right most of the time but still much to learn! Can't wait to get my first buckle now!

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    Hi John, just got back from mother in laws the buckle is indeed a fake mate, have a look around if you want a bargain or PM me your price and wish list and I will have a look as I am trawling through the sites

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