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Re: This is getting silly!!!!!!
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Sorry about that link- not sure what went wrong.

Well spotted Garm - What a shame to ruin a rare item which may have made a couple of £100 on a good day with a poor signature!

Posted on: 2010/1/13 3:00


Re: This is getting silly!!!!!!
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I looked at the article and this Fellowship is the wrong impression, if it was one of the rare copies it would be the 9th instead of the 10th impression. This is a copy of A&U edition married with a Reader's Union dustwrapper and a fake signature. I reported this seller again to eBay.

Posted on: 2010/1/13 5:46


Re: This is getting silly!!!!!!
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We may also send your report to the rights owner for review. -eBay

This also seems slightly pointless. Are they going to send all this crap to Christopher, and ask him if he thinks it's genuine?

I have to admit, I don't look at most of this stuff now, so don't get that annoyed by it. But maybe I should start reporting (something I've never done.) It's all (in the long term) damaging for the collecting community.

Maybe, if Trotter's private forum idea is set up, we can have an official discuss (& assuming it's an agreed fake) & report, where everyone makes an effort to report the item/seller; keeping tabs on regular fakers, and petitioning eBay to have their accounts closed (for all it's worth.)

BH

Posted on: 2010/1/13 6:25
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Re: This is getting silly!!!!!!
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Just noticed this sellar has now changed description of item to highlight sold as seen type approach. Not enough in my mind and it shouldnt even be offered for sale.
I have reported to ebay for what its worth

Posted on: 2010/1/13 8:45


Re: This is getting silly!!!!!!
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I reported it as well.

Frankly, I'm a bit fed up with all these fake items. If you think it is a fake, please do the same.

Posted on: 2010/1/13 22:13



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