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by mikkitobi
Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: More Russian Silver Judaica - Fake or Genuine?
Replies: 10
Views: 6133

Re: More Russian Silver Judaica - Fake or Genuine?

Thanks guys - very helpful. I didnt pay a lot of money for these items as i suspected they were fakes. What prompted me after 10 years to ask advice was that an antique dealer looked at them at the weekend and although not an expert in Russian Silver he thought they WERE silver... I assume these fak...
by mikkitobi
Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:56 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: More Russian Silver Judaica - Fake or Genuine?
Replies: 10
Views: 6133

More Russian Silver Judaica - Fake or Genuine?

Hi there. Item 2 I stumbled upon this site a few days ago and thought it was an ideal time to ask those more knowledgable than me about the authenticity or otherwise of 2 pieces of Russian Silver I purchased about 10 years ago on a visit to Warsaw.... The second item is a silver 'buckle' that would ...
by mikkitobi
Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:48 am
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Russian Silver Judaica - Fake or Genuine?
Replies: 3
Views: 2860

Re: Russian Silver Judaica - Fake or Genuine?

I'm afraid that I have some bad news for you. Your tora pointer is a spurious item. The maker has not bothered to investigate how marks from that period should look like. In general, as you suspected, judacia objects for sale on the market are often fakes----too often. Keep away from them if you ca...
by mikkitobi
Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: Russian Silver
Topic: Russian Silver Judaica - Fake or Genuine?
Replies: 3
Views: 2860

Russian Silver Judaica - Fake or Genuine?

Hi there. I stumbled upon this site a few days ago and thought it was an ideal time to ask those more knowledgable than me about the authenticity or otherwise of 2 pieces of Russian Silver I purchased about 10 years ago on a visit to Warsaw.... The first item is a silver 'yad' or pointer that was us...

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