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Offline malj1

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Fake overprint
« on: November 16, 2016, 10:13:49 PM »
Fake overprints on British Armed Forces Special Vouchers. Be very cautious buying the NAAFI ship overprints on eBay.

There is a person in Warrington (UK) and possibly Cambridge (UK) forging overprints on genuine notes.

Here below is an example from the Warrington seller. ...note how the lines of type wander from the straight and narrow!
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Re: Fake overprint
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2016, 10:19:50 PM »
Has eBay been warned? Could we expect the British police to take action against this fraudster?

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Re: Fake overprint
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2016, 10:30:00 PM »
I believe so, the overprint types are very rare and appear only infrequently, so likewise with these fakes also appearing only occasionally.

A genuine overprint would sell for a much higher price.
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Re: Fake overprint
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2016, 10:31:00 PM »
Has eBay been warned?

ebay will do nothing that might impact their profits. Fakes and shill bidding are permitted, if not encouraged, through inaction.