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Fake bottles of Port

Posted: 17:14 Tue 06 Mar 2018
by forest26
I am seeing more fake bottles being offered recently both at auction and offered privately.
These dubious examples were offered to me today. Hopefully they will not turn up at auction. There was also a Taylor 24.
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Re: Fake bottles of Port

Posted: 18:52 Tue 06 Mar 2018
by flash_uk
Julian - maybe don't publish that book after all....

Re: Fake bottles of Port

Posted: 18:30 Tue 13 Mar 2018
by AHB
Sworders have some mixed lots coming up soon - lots which I am sure I looked closely at last auction and decided not to bid for, despite the purported age of the bottles.

Re: Fake bottles of Port

Posted: 15:11 Mon 19 Mar 2018
by PhilW
forest26 wrote:
17:14 Tue 06 Mar 2018
I am seeing more fake bottles being offered recently both at auction and offered privately.
These dubious examples were offered to me today. Hopefully they will not turn up at auction. There was also a Taylor 24.
Thanks for the heads-up Tony; are you ok with me adding those images to my known and believe fakes page?
AHB wrote:
18:30 Tue 13 Mar 2018
Sworders have some mixed lots coming up soon - lots which I am sure I looked closely at last auction and decided not to bid for, despite the purported age of the bottles.
The only old lot I can see there is a single lot comprising T24 and T48, so am assuming that might be the one you're referring to. Looking at the high-res image of those bottles, the T24 either has a replacement label (or is a very poor fake), and the T48 looks potentially genuine; however they both have poor levels - the T24 being VERY low - which also makes me think it less likely they are faked, as well as not being worth bidding for.