Author Topic: Fake Telco Employee Badges  (Read 800 times)

Offline Sargeguy

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Fake Telco Employee Badges
« on: December 21, 2014, 02:27:32 PM »
A few replica badges have shown up on eBay this week, I am posting here because people are bidding $$$ for them.  Most contain obvious red flags such as "Telegraph & Telephone" or "The Bell Telephone System" and the modern clasp.  They are all from the same seller, A few replica badges have shown up on eBay this week, I am posting here because people are bidding $$$ for them.  Most contain obvious red flags such as "Telegraph & Telephone" or "The Bell Telephone System" and the modern clasp.  They are all from the same seller, toeachhisown-treasures:

The Delaware & Atlantic Telegraph & Telephone

The Diamond State/Bell Telephone System Employee Badge

The Bell Telephone Company of PA

The Bell Telephone Company of Nevada

The Sunset Telephone Company
« Last Edit: December 21, 2014, 02:29:07 PM by Sargeguy »
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Offline tallguy58

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Re: Fake Telco Employee Badges
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2014, 12:34:29 PM »
Please enlighten us as to how they're fake.

I'd be interested to see comparison photos.
Cheers........Bill

Offline rdelius

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Re: Fake Telco Employee Badges
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2014, 06:32:38 PM »
Posting the links will be useless after Ebay purges older listings. Photos with the Ebay information would be better

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Re: Fake Telco Employee Badges
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2014, 06:38:00 PM »
The intent was to alert people not to bid on fake items.  There is a topic that includes thes badges in the Signs and Ephemera section
Greg Sargeant
Providence, RI
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