TOS Tricorder on Ebay?

Discussion in 'Replica Props' started by Jimbo890, May 29, 2006.

  1. Jimbo890

    Jimbo890 Well-Known Member

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    If you do a search for tricorder prop on ebay, you will see a whopper. Any chance this is legit, or one of the many Mark English fakes? Looks like a ME fake, but the seller claims it's real.

    I know the board dislikes the posting of live auctions, but I believe this one falls into that 'let's discuss it' category.

  2. Apollo

    Apollo Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Looks fake to me but who am I to question Greg Jein?. ;)
  3. The Propman

    The Propman New Member

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    The tricorder at auction is a ME copy. As for Greg Jein at the time he looked at it he/we all thought it was the real deal. Then we all found out about how ME was making his props and how.

    Hope this helps

    The Propman.

    <div class='quotetop'>(apollo @ May 30 2006, 12:52 AM) [snapback]1252842[/snapback]</div>
  4. Apollo

    Apollo Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    I guess my sarcasm was lost in my initial post.

    Yes it is a fake but it also goes to show how us so called "Experts" can be duped.
  5. Roger Ramjet

    Roger Ramjet Sr Member

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    ME has fooled many with his stuff, and word is he is still hovering around the prop boards.... :angry
  6. Reaper57

    Reaper57 Well-Known Member

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    dam it man, now that yall done listed the auction i will bet it will go sky high. :lol :lol :lol

    and i was ready to buy it. :angel

    john :cool
  7. TomSpinaDesigns

    TomSpinaDesigns Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    The info and the warning are very much appreciated guys, but where's the link?

    If you're posting a warning or highly suspect auction, you definitely CAN and SHOULD post a link as well. (and that's the way that rule's always been.)

    I mean, if you're gonna post search credentials, it's silly NOT to post the link . "I won't post the link, but here's how and where to find it" :lol

    It's always been no discussion at all on a "legit" auction, but open discussion (and especially a link.) when it comes to warnings or possible scams.

  8. CessnaDriver

    CessnaDriver Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Not that I could afford an original prop. But I would only trust a big house auction or if it were from the hands of someone who worked on the original show.
  9. Apollo

    Apollo Legendary Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    <div class='quotetop'>(CessnaDriver @ May 30 2006, 11:10 AM) [snapback]1253071[/snapback]</div>
    Big Auction houses have been fooled before as the Tric listed had gone through one.

    Don't even get me started on profiles in History. :lol
  10. Pauleysolo

    Pauleysolo Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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