Tiffany
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TIFFANY FAKES

 

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SELLERS WHOS NAMES ARE IN RED ITALICS ARE REPEAT OFFENDERS

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BUNCH OF FAKE
The three pieces on the right are all the property of MSLD68. Not very original but very fake. Besides that they are ugly. >>>>>>>>>>

MSLD68

MSLD68

MSLD68

AUCTIONSNEAPOLITAN

CIRCLEDSALES

They are back with another fake perfume bottle. The last one sold for over $250. Wait until that buyer wakes up
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CIRCLEDSALES

TOOMUCHSTUFF11 

ROSEHILLAUCTION

ALFALFACH

DENNISAUCTION

1CRAZYCOLLECTOR 

--------------------GETTING READY FOR A FAMILY REUNION -----------------

 The picture shown below is currently listed on Ebay but it is missing the other members of this large and growing fake family. Missing is the goose, goat, elephant, lion, horse, cow, rhino, frog, hippo, fox, ram, swans, leopard, and donkey. The listing shows the base signature with the Made In China label still attached. Someone has already bid $150 for the set of four and they are available for less than $10.00 each.


PSTEVENS
MADE IN TAIWAN

HEYMOORE

BENSALE01

SKILIDS

BID-AND-BUY-OHIO

DJ_BIDMAN

FLOMATIONANTIQUEAUCTION

ANTIQUE_CRITIQUER

TIMEANDAGAINAUCTIONS


THE BRIEF RETURN OF THE SPIDER

The group we have fought so long to get off Ebay has found a way to get back on. They consigned a fake spider lamp that they tried to sell many times on Ebay to an auction house in Florida since they and all of their 30 different names have been permanently removed from Ebay. The auction house listed it on Ebay and it immediately came to our attention. The auction house was notified and they removed it from their auction. It will probably show up again and if you see a spider lamp, think fake. These people will stop at nothing to sell their fakes and they should know that we will be watching.

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TTVANHORN0

THE LAMP REVISITS

This lamp was first seen approximately 14 months ago and if you notice, this photograph is the exact photograph that was used before. It is a fake and fraudulently signed Tiffany lamp and it was offered, but unsold, The listing says they will accept PayPal so do not pay any other way. Be very careful when buying from 0 rated sellers and make sure you know who you are dealing with.

It took a few days but Ebay has removed the listing completely and the account of this brand new seller with a bogus telephone number, has been suspended. Ebay does absolutely no due diligence and their customers are left to fend for themselves. This is a pointed reminder to never purchase an expensive item from a zero rated seller as it is no different from sending money to a seller who has a record of not shipping. Think

HRSNORTH

GOOSE GIRL PLATE
It is back again and this time it sold for a record $201.00. Available from AA Importing in St Louis at $20.00 each or 2 for $30.00. You can get 13 of them from AA for what one sold on Ebay. What a deal.

LIVE AUCTIONS ABOUND ON EBAY AT THIS TIME AND IF THEY ARE OFFERING TIFFANY WITH ONLY ONE PHOTO, THINK BEFORE YOU BID


DEPEWAUCTION

DEPEW AUCTION - ATLANTA

Just when you think Atlanta is free from Tiffany fakes, up pops another auction house with more fakes. On the left and on the right are their offerings. If an auction house does not know real Tiffany from fake Tiffany, what does that tell you about buying anything from them

DEPEWAUCTION

 

4STYLE290

JANJANOFCOURSE46

1STDRDON

DIAMONDJEWELS518

BLUEBLOOD101

DLMACTX

JUSTSTUFF99

MARGPOTPER

NUTTINBUTSCRAPSNOW

The piece on the left is one ashtray from a set of four which were sold as a set of graduated sizes. This looks to be the largest of the set and someone - not Tiffany - has added a lions head to this piece and the seller is trying to sell it as genuine. No way.

DEALINDARREL
MADE IN TAIWAN 

 

EASTHAMPTONAUCTIONS

OB_LOCAL

CODER220

ANTIQUELIQUIDATERS

TWO NEW SIGNATURES

On the left a never before seen acid etched signature and on the right is the signature used on the many fake belt buckles.

The photos above are of a genuine Tiffany Studios Sphinx and the photos below are yet another offering from frequent contributor WHEELBOY02. First it was listed with a Buy It Now price of $750 and when that would not work, it was relisted again with a Buy It Now price of $250. The seller calls it "spectacular, solid bronze Tiffany Studios paperweight with a wonderful rich, dark, aged patina". Compare the top photos with the bottom photos and you will see a major difference in quality, workmanship, detail and it is easy to see that there is no comparison between the two pieces.


MADE IN TAIWAN 


MADE IN TAIWAN 


MADE IN TAIWAN 

 

BELLARAMA10

ISDLYVM

LES_STYLES_MODEMES

ARTGLASS-FOR-SALE

GERTRUDE702
MADE IN TAIWAN
 

KARENSHOMEDECORCOCOA

JACQUELYN"SUMMER:PLACE

GERSHGE

THE ATLANTA ANTIQUE MALL AND OTHER STORIES

Just when you think the group operating out of Atlanta have ceased to offer their fake and fraudulently signed Tiffany lamps, up pops another new fake, this time in the Atlanta Antique Gallery. When it was reported to them that their lamp was a fake, out came the stories. First it was consigned by a local dealer who had in his "family for years", had bought it on the East Coast and had no idea what it even was. How lucky was that dealer to find such a knowledgeable mall that could turn it upside down and as clear as a bell, there was a Tiffany Studios signature. The signature, the base and the shade were all fake. The mall owners must have figured something was wrong all along as they stated in an e-mail that they had been trying to get the lamp validated for "several weeks" . Another fake and fraudulent Tiffany lamp was consigned from a "Georgia Estate and family members claim that it has been in the family for years" to an auction house on the East Coast of Florida. Unbelievable as it may seem, all of that matches the story from the mall people. The particular lamp offered in Florida happened to be the very same lamp that was originally detailed before on this site. Several different zero-rated sellers who were made NO LONGER A REGISTERED USER by Ebay and have used over 30 different names on Ebay offered it several times on Ebay. In the same week that the Atlanta mall had their fake Tiffany lamp listed, another fake and fraudulent lamp from the "Fowlers of Atlanta, Georgia" was consigned to a major auction house in the Northeast. When that auction house was notified of the problem listing, they immediately - did not take them several weeks - were able to determine that it was a fake and it was removed from the auction.

ANTIQUES-FOR-THE-ATTIC

TWCONROYAUCTIONEERS

LINDABX3

77PUDD

WHAT IS "PIGGYBACKING"?

"Piggybacking" is the illegal practice of placing the name of a product in the listing heading when that name is not what you are selling. Reporting it to Ebay will cause the item to be removed as it has been specifically addressed by Ebay as another way to stop fraud. Currently there are two examples of the use of the Tiffany name on Ebay and both are pictured below along with the name of the seller. It makes wonder if you would want to do business with any seller involved in this deceptive practice and Ebay is correct in removing examples of it.

JJJRAY601

 

29683GOLF

JGMXXX

JGMXXX

MAGS2RICHES
MADE IN TAIWAN 

SOPHIA*M

CLIFFPRINTS6NJN

IMPECCABLEEYE

MOONSAMMY01

 

BOOTHSPAINTINGS

The casting on the right is another entry from the same old seller of these fakes. It is made in Taiwan, costs less than $10, has a fake signature and is one of a set of 4 different ones.

NATIVE_AMERICAN_ARTIFACTS
MADE IN TAIWAN 

ONEKIKKA

FUEGO9

THESTELLARCELLAR

MICHAELR9906

ARTDECO2910

DARGATE

SNAPPYBONES2

NORCALBRIAN

ARTMANIA123

DUMOART

The lamp on the left is an offering from DuMouchelles auction house in Detroit . They have contributed to this site before but this is a special contribution. It is listed as a Tiffany base and is numbered by them as 1851. What they fail to tell you is that the base is not a lamp base but is a "Smokers Stand, Trumpet Base" and the real number is 1651. Missing is the bronze ashtray receiver which has been replaced with a cluster lamp socket from an unknown maker and then it has a Duffner Kimberly shade. Notice the glass from the center ring to where it drops down. Strange mix of glass there. DuMouchelles says it is from a "prominent collector" in Toledo. All this and a 22 percent buyers premium. See the importance of having multiple photo from which to make a decision.

JW-BASKET

CLASSYLADY7122

HARLEYNECKUSA

BLACKHAWKANTIQUE

 

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