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Iffy Green 11a?

Postby Idris » Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:19 am

Whilst browsing this morning, I spotted this green 11a which doesn't look quite right to me. I think the colour is off, there shouldn't be a rear decal, I don't like the look of the axle crimps, and the headlights appear to have been picked out in silver whilst the rest of the trim is gold.
Having had a look at the seller's other offerings past and present, it looks like he is genuine rather than a faker/seller of fakes.
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Re: Iffy Green 11a?

Postby tractorboy » Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:37 am

Had a look at my battered 11A and doesn't match up.
The headlights are picked out in gold and the axle ends have the flatter dome head.
The green appears too dark.

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Have also seen some of his other auctions and they seem genuine - this may just be on he has acquired or selling on behalf.
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Re: Iffy Green 11a?

Postby GHOSTHUNTER » Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:09 am

Looking at the picture showing all axles, there are marks that do not appear to me to have been caused by any playing sessions, they do look as if some additional metal contact has taken place especially the rear most axle, looks like smoothed out pliar damage. I also agree about the crimps in particular the front of-side, but have seen this sort of bad crimping on other perfectly normal un-rare models.

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Re: Iffy Green 11a?

Postby misterpop » Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:51 am

That put a lump in me throat this morning..Phew :? :shock: ...
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Re: Iffy Green 11a?

Postby Idris » Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:40 pm

misterpop wrote:That put a lump in me throat this morning..Phew :? :shock: ...


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Re: Iffy Green 11a?

Postby misterpop » Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:36 pm

Thats OK I only spat out me Readybrek all over the clothes dryer...No harm done. :lol: :lol: ...Just had a quick look and there seems to be a glut of real ones about at the mo...Makes comparison so much easier hey?.
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Re: Iffy Green 11a?

Postby Tinman » Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:30 am

I have to go with "fake" as well.
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