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Did someone watch this episode? Asking price $20k. Modern ribbon. Rick asked his expert, and then he passed on this one... The red flag for Rick and his expert was that the W was upside down with respect to the 938 silver mark.

It looks good . However there is something odd with the enamel. It looks like if it was reworked or re enamelled...

 

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The red flag for Rick and his expert was that the W was upside down with respect to the 938 silver mark.

 

I thought that was a good sign?

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9 minutes ago, dond said:

The red flag for Rick and his expert was that the W was upside down with respect to the 938 silver mark.

 

I thought that was a good sign?

It was common for the makers mark to be upside down in relation  to the silver content mark, but this was not always the case. I mean, this factor alone is not enough to determine a good cross from a bad one

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I know that. But on the flip side, it is not enough to make it bad.

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32 minutes ago, dond said:

I know that. But on the flip side, it is not enough to make it bad.

Yup. And that was the expert’s red flag. That’s why he told Rick he was 80% sure it was a good piece, whatever that means...

 

But, who takes an authentic PLM to Pawn Stars anyway? 

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Meth heads and crack addicts.

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Nah, these things are all scripted way before hand.  I've heard some of the deals don't really go through, they are just for show.  People will audition a piece to get on the show, then the studio builds a scene for them.   Fun to watch, but real it sure isn't :-) 

Who was the expert?    Not that museum director with the bad hat? 

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55 minutes ago, Chris Liontas said:

Nah, these things are all scripted way before hand.  I've heard some of the deals don't really go through, they are just for show.  People will audition a piece to get on the show, then the studio builds a scene for them.   Fun to watch, but real it sure isn't :-) 

Who was the expert?    Not that museum director with the bad hat? 

OMG:o yet another dream shattered:D

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5 hours ago, Chris Liontas said:

Who was the expert?    Not that museum director with the bad hat?

Yes, that guy. 

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ROFL!!! That guy cracks me up. He wouldnt know a real PLM if it bit him in the a$$! :) Always laugh when he tries to authenticate something.  I know it is not supposed to be comedy but it sure is funny.  Only Gottlieb was worse.  

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