eBay Sellers - China Stamp Society Findings

Online auctions have proven ineffective when it comes to removing reported forgeries so help others to avoid these pitfalls by giving details of any fakes and fakers you see.

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Re: eBay Sellers - China Stamp Society Findings

Post by archiem » Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:14 am

New findings from CSS:

Based in Taipei, Taiwan, majj-qwerty has been an eBay seller since March 17, 2015.

Of his present listings almost all of the stamps are forgeries.

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Re: eBay Sellers - China Stamp Society Findings

Post by archiem » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:50 am

Fellow Collectors,

This new generation of forgeries coming out of Taiwan is more dangerous than anything we have ever seen before.

Look at the current offerings on eBay by seller majj-qwerty.

Everything currently offered is a forgery,

China Stamp Society Expertization committee.

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Re: eBay Sellers - China Stamp Society Findings

Post by Roman » Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:03 am

Again these examples shows how necessary it is to let Chinese Liberated stamps always examine by experts!

All Liberated stamps from the eBay cheater "fb77889" in New York, United States are forgeries.

Just some examples:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1947-China-Sta ... 2919817324
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1949-China-Sta ... 2920002115
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1947-China-Sta ... 2919818321
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Re: eBay Sellers - China Stamp Society Findings

Post by archiem » Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:25 am

A well read part of each The China Clipper, the official publication of the China Stamp Society (CSS) is called STAMPS TO WATCH OUT FOR.

In the May, 2018 issue 16 sellers are identified. Note that the CSS has found that posting images of the fakes/forgeries/questionable items often allows the forger to correct the defect. Another approach is to simply identify the seller. Note that seller locations are in the US and Canada, Europe, Taiwan, the PRC, and others.

Buyer Beware!

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Re: eBay Sellers - China Stamp Society Findings

Post by archiem » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:19 am

I was busy and failed to note the July issue of The China Clipper.

In the "Stamps To Watch Out For" column in the July issue, 10 users were identified as selling spurious stamps. Cities of origin are primarily in the PRC and the US.

Also note that Louis Mangin, owner of Zurich Asia In Hong Kong has begun sending emails with information about forgeries to his contacts.

If you are not a CSS member, this one source of information might be well worth the cost of membership. And there are numerous other benefits also.

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