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Fake Jules Verne?

fake counterfeit writers edition jules verne

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#1 Smurf

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 21:55

Noticed a strange looking pen in my *bay feed this afternoon - 171164399891. Seems to have Jules Verne furniture, but is advertised with a "resin" body. This is the first time I've noticed an attempt at a WE - have there been others?

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 22:03

I believe seeing a Kafka that had been faked as well.  I know the Vernes has been a popular faked W.E.  There are tell tale signs to see which are real, and which are faked though.  


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Posted 09 November 2013 - 22:25

By the way, I did report the item.  Hopefully someone isn't taken with the fake 


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#4 Penne Stilografiche

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 22:29

That's definitely a fake. The pen is poorly made (the signature on the pen looks like a sticker) and it has an "iridium point" nib, which are big signs that the pen is fake.


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#5 Penne Stilografiche

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Posted 09 November 2013 - 22:33

That's definitely a fake. The pen is poorly made (the signature on the pen looks like a sticker) and it has an "iridium point" nib, which are big signs that the pen is fake.

Also, the serial number comes up many times when you Google it. I don't think the seller knows he or she is selling a fake, so I will contact him and tell him the bad news.


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Posted 09 November 2013 - 23:23

Almost all of the Montblanc WE, LE SP and regular editions get faked.


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Posted 09 November 2013 - 23:43

That Jules Verne type pen is definitely a fake. It's black with an Iridium Point nib and it's not a piston filler. It's an obvious and common fake.


Edited by Chrissy, 09 November 2013 - 23:43.


#8 Smurf

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 01:59

The ID is now showing up as "invalid or non-existent" - hopefully that means someone was saved from being fleeced!





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