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« on: September 06, 2009, 11:57:47 pm »

The eagle is 1x1cm




the horseman 5,5x3 cm



seller is in Bulgaria.

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« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2009, 02:54:12 am »

I wouldn't buy ANYTHING from Bulgaria.
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« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2009, 03:06:23 am »

I'm not thinking of buying it. Is it fair to say that these are 'items of questionable authenticity'?
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« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2009, 04:21:21 pm »

Interesting horseman, what's wrong with it?
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« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2009, 11:29:32 pm »

That is my question.
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« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2009, 06:09:36 pm »

The patina on the horseman is interesting. It does not yell out ot me fake as in recently artifically induced. It is crudely glued to the base, perhaps recently. I am also frightful of anything from Bulgaria, but I can't say horseman screams modern fake. Did they give the period for the pieces areich?
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« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2009, 10:19:40 am »

No.
They were on the auctions (new and unknown seller) and I wanted to get some opinions before reporting them.
They have been removed in the meantime though.
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