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Fakes: quality (slowly and not expertly) is on the raise

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Now something really interesting...

New receipt :)

Take 1 authentic box for 1st class set from Meiji epoch

Take 1 authentic 1st class badge from Meiji epoch

Mix these with fake breast star.....

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Now something really interesting...

New receipt :)

Take 1 authentic box for 1st class set from Meiji epoch

Take 1 authentic 1st class badge from Meiji epoch

Mix these with fake breast star.....

How do you know the breast star is fake? I've never seen one of these in person - what's the giveaway?

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How do you know the breast star is fake? I've never seen one of these in person - what's the giveaway?

Wrong enamel, wrong gold gilt, wrong riverts, wrong reverse pin, fake (and quite dilettante) patina, wrong thickness and style of kanji on reverse ;)

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Wrong enamel, wrong gold gilt, wrong riverts, wrong reverse pin, fake (and quite dilettante) patina, wrong thickness and style of kanji on reverse ;)

Wow! Like they had to use extra effort to make it a fake! :lol:

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Think about it ...

Only a 5/7 years ago usual plAyer looks like that

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