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Fake Waterman Le Man 200 ?


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#1 pierrewaterman

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Posted 23 November 2017 - 17:12

Hello everyone,

 

This is my first post ever on this forum and I hope I am not on the wrong section.

 

I always liked the Le Man 100 & Le Man 200 and for the first time of my life I bought a Man 200 on ebay.

I received it today but I am bit suspicious about my new acquisition and though this forum could help.

 

The overall quality seem good. The click when closing sounds good. It have the right markings.

 

The only thing that seem odd is that it seems to be in plastic. (When I touch is with my tooth it sound like plastic).

Should I worry and investigate more or it is usual ?

 

I will post picture when I am able to do so.

 

 

Thanks in advance.

Best regards



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#2 Xof72000

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Posted 24 November 2017 - 04:44

Sans photos, ca va être compliqué ...

(A picture would help !!)

 

:)



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Posted 24 November 2017 - 04:50

I think pierrewaterman is waiting on enough posts to be able to add a photo or two :)


I consider getting from point A to point B an undue constraint on what might otherwise be an enjoyable drive.

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Posted 24 November 2017 - 05:27

Plastic over a brass lining.



#5 fabri00

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Posted 24 November 2017 - 05:44

Again, I d0nt think someone will take a pen with a limited niche market, like in this case a man 200.

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Posted 24 November 2017 - 05:45

Fake, not take, sorry.

#7 Chrissy

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Posted 24 November 2017 - 06:46

Plastic over a brass lining.

 

+1 for this. Those I've seen are plastic over a brass liner  :)


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Posted 24 November 2017 - 06:57

To expand/clarify,

 

Man 100 and 200 - Black models are resin over brass lining

Man 100 Patrician - 18 Lacquer coats over brass lining

Man 200 Rhapsody - resin over brass lining.

 

Resin being acrylic, altuglas etc.....all fancy names for plastic.

 

All the rest are either silver, plated brass or wood.

 

A 200 with chipped lacquer and we will declare it fake....no pic required.



#9 Xof72000

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Posted 24 November 2017 - 07:57

....no pic required.

 

I don't agree  ;) ... a picture could help understand what model it is and to clarify what pierrewaterman consider as "plastic" ...



#10 Force

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Posted 24 November 2017 - 08:15

 

I don't agree  ;) ... a picture could help understand what model it is and to clarify what pierrewaterman consider as "plastic" ...

To clarify, yes true as plastic may be penetrated.



#11 Xof72000

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 05:23

No news ? ...

 

I'm allways surprised to see new members arriving with their question, throwing them on the forum, and then .... disappear ...  :wacko:



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Posted 29 November 2017 - 05:51

Not only that, but disappear the same day, just eleven minutes after posting the query. No replies will have been seen, unless they looked anonymously.


I consider getting from point A to point B an undue constraint on what might otherwise be an enjoyable drive.

#13 Chrissy

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 09:50

Oh well. 


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#14 Force

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Posted 29 November 2017 - 10:41

Not the first and not the last  :rolleyes:



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Posted 29 November 2017 - 13:03

Still...I learnt something :)



#16 Waltz For Zizi

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 12:42

Not only that, but disappear the same day, just eleven minutes after posting the query. No replies will have been seen, unless they looked anonymously.


I think he forgot to activate the watch topic button. It happened to me in the begining.






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