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Real or imported fake? #733386
Tue Jul 30 2019 06:24 PM
Tue Jul 30 2019 06:24 PM
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Hi Everyone,

Looking for opinions on whether this sign is real or fake. I’ve seen the fake ones that have come across eBay with the neon holes and totally look fake/repop, but this one is very different. I’ve held many porcelain signs and it fits the bill for me except for no sign mfg stamp or date. It’s heave thick layered porcelain nice eggshell, heavy like it should be, core of the sign consistent with other older porcelain. Had anyone ever seen a real one of these?? Or were they never really made and it’s a fantasy item? I’m stumped. Someone told me fake and he knows his ***** but I just wanted other opinions. Can text more pictures if anyone needs. Hope my 4 pictures uploaded.

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Re: Real or imported fake? [Re: gr8_signfinds] #733395
Tue Jul 30 2019 08:27 PM
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Fake/fantasy/***** sums it up for me

Last edited by KZ1000; Tue Jul 30 2019 08:29 PM.

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Re: Real or imported fake? [Re: KZ1000] #733400
Tue Jul 30 2019 09:08 PM
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Is it because this was never actually a sign made for Indian? Ie, no “real ones” exist?

Is there another post that proves this or is there a specific eBay seller guilty of putting out fakes?

Re: Real or imported fake? [Re: gr8_signfinds] #733404
Wed Jul 31 2019 06:04 AM
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Looks like junk to me......


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Re: Real or imported fake? [Re: gr8_signfinds] #733405
Wed Jul 31 2019 06:12 AM
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Complete fantasy. You will be hard pressed to find ANY Original Factory Authorized Indian Motorcycle(or Motocycles) dealer signs. Dave

Last edited by Catauladave; Wed Jul 31 2019 06:13 AM.

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Re: Real or imported fake? [Re: gr8_signfinds] #733415
Wed Jul 31 2019 12:20 PM
Wed Jul 31 2019 12:20 PM
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Looks like someone did a limit production run and was selling them on ebay for neon signs. Looks nice with the neon on it. - Paul

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