unless you are an expert or have consulted an expert. Discussion in 'Bullion Investing' started by Shwine617, Feb 24, 2013. The offer, made in full-page newspaper advertisements by Ohio-based U.S. Commemorative Gallery Inc., promises ‘a real steal’ at $57.” But this can be disadvantageous as well with the proliferation of fake silver items. This resource is intended to help dealers and stackers learn about counterfeits, evaluate existing inventory and collections, and make educated decisions about future purchases. silver bars a few years ago off eBay (not the smartest idea in hindsight) and I'm a little concerned after reading these articles on counterfitting. Bullion bars, though, are simply unadorned pieces of silver while art bars are inscribed with artistic designs. Spotting fake silver is a great skill to have, especially if you are a coin dealer. Never buy silver from Chinese sellers on eBay. Yes, there was a thread on a similar set of 'Nazi gold' or silver bars a while back, I think amongst other things it was established that the markings stamped into alleged Nazi bullion are usually markings that would only be found on military weaponry. The 15 kg bars … I bought fifteen 10 oz. Choose between art bars and bullion bars. Silver has taken many forms, even as everyday objects. Today, smaller bars are usually struck while larger bars can be either struck or extruded. The vast majority of the fake silver coins and bars are coming from Chinese counterfeiters, and some of them are very convincing. "The silver situation was a little trickier than just creating fake silver bars. Shop the top 25 most popular Ranking Keywords at the best prices! Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Shwine617 New Member. BESTOYARD 5pcs Fake Gold Bar Replica Gold Bar Fake Golden Brick Bullion Gold Bar Decorations Realistic Gold Bar Brick Prop Movie Prop Novelty Gift Joke 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 $12.39 $ 12 . The scary thing is … So beware on eBay and be careful otherwise: ... bar 1 oz MCM bar 2011 RCM round 1 oz Scottsdale round 1 oz Stagecoach bar numerous various sized poured Engelhard bars. Start by obtaining a magnet and carefully hovering it over the bullion. Ultrasound is the only affordable and conclusive non-destructive method to test gold bars and silver bullion in your home. Obverse: The iconic American eagle design common across APMEX products, featuring 13 small stars representing the original colonies. If nothing happens or the melting occurs very slowly, you have purchased a fake. It is important to know that there are no fake silver bars, coins, or other products that can fake industry-standard silver alloys. Welcome to the Fake Bullion Database! Silver bars created via striking or extrusion typically have very crisp details and a mirror like finish. silver bar from china Oct 10, 2013 2:25:25 AM. These 1 oz Silver bars come sealed in protective plastic. A danger with silver, however, is in fakes. The problem was that, unlike gold where it is unheard of to melt down "Good Delivery" bars, large silver bars purchased from the exchanges were routinely removed from inventory and melted down to be used for industrial purposes. and many more. Sticking with one brand is fine, but do not make the mistake of thinking they will not be faked. Never, ever buy a proof Engelhard Prospector (especially 1984!) If you’re still in two minds about replica silver bars and are thinking about choosing a similar product, AliExpress is a great place to compare prices and sellers. The fake bars and ingots are offered online with the description of the composition accurately described as being base metal plated over with silver… Because silver and gold are diamagnetic metals, measuring the magnetic attraction of your bullion and coins will allow you to find out if its composition is pure or if it is a mixed alloy. With silver becoming more and more valuable, I'm curious if anyone has good advice for spotting fake silver? The headline on the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review website says it all – “Collectors willing to overpay for silver.” The article highlights an ongoing silver scam in Pennsylvania and other states featuring “US State Silver Bars.”. About 36% of these are metal crafts, 15% are chandeliers & pendant lights, and 8% are silver jewelry. 1984 1oz Silver Prospector: This is a more realistic fake than the one above (although this one weighed 21.2g). In 2014, the purity of all silver bars was increased to 999.9 and all cast bars were marked with a serial number. All .999 fine silver bars for sale at SilverTowne are 100% quality guaranteed! Silver basically costs the same in every country in the world, why people believe they are giving it away in China is unknown to me. A few other things I noticed is the fake ones have sharper lettering and have a mirror/proof like finish. Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver. When you are shopping for silver on ebay, you should avoid buying from sellers in China. A wide variety of fake silver bars options are available to you, There are 140 suppliers who sells fake silver bars on Alibaba.com, mainly located in Asia. 2. We’ll help you to work out whether it’s worth paying extra for a high-end version or whether you’re getting just as … Got them in the mail and they are fake. Free Shipping! Silver bars are fabricated in three basic ways; they are struck, extruded or poured. Acid Test. The problem was that, unlike gold where it is unheard of to melt down "Good Delivery" bars, large silver bars purchased from the exchanges were routinely removed from inventory and melted down to be used for industrial purposes. Also if you drop the fake bar on the counter it does not give off the right sound. Your resource for identifying counterfeit bullion. I suggest buying from only USA and Canadian sellers. It is a shiny 10 ounce RCM silver bar. The Silver Forum is one of the largest and best loved silver and gold precious metals forums in the world, established since 2014. In the second generation from the year 2000 to about 2015 the bullion industry saw copper colored -tungsten fake gold coins such as the Krugerrand. 39 Looking at the RCM one I could not see why it is fake because I do not have any. "The silver situation was a little trickier than just creating fake silver bars. Fake Bars - The Facts » Don't Get Duped By Fake Minted Bars » Perth Mint reintroduces unallocated silver across its portfolio of investment products » New Video Posts » Perth Mint announces early release of 2019 1oz Silver Kangaroo » I got my first 10oz NTR bar today, looks good. Ebay alert: Fake silver bars. Silver and gold are non-magnetic precious metals, so if you are able to stick a magnet to your coin that is a dead giveaway that you have a fake American Silver Eagle in your hand. The Fake ones has raised wording/lettering in the same location. Well I purchased 15 Pan American Bars at a reasonable price. China has faked most bars. There are fake silver coins, bars, flatware, etc. This test identifies both genuine and counterfeit bullion through a small chemical reaction. Be very careful about where you buy silver. But if you are familiar with your favoritate brand they should be easy for you to spot. Discover over 307 of our best selection of Ranking Keywords on AliExpress.com with top-selling Ranking Keywords brands. The best way to avoid buying fake silver is to be aware and careful about who you buy from and what you buy. Join today for FREE! Hi there, just wondering if anyone has encountered or heard of any fake 10oz NTR Silver Bars? Buffalo Replicas are a popular recognizable design and at the 5 Ounce Bar Sizes premiums are lower. Any good advice to try so I can put my mind at ease? A wide variety of replica silver bars options are available to you, There are 57 replica silver bars suppliers, mainly located in Asia. Browse the sponsor's topics (hidden to guests) for special deals and offers, check out the bargains in the members trade section and join in with our community reacting and commenting on topic posts. If your bullion is genuine silver, the ice should start melting immediately due to the stored heat of the silver. Both types of silver bars are generally 99.9% silver. It's also a good idea to test your own silver, just to makes sure that it's real or in the event that you want to sell your silver. Multiples of five typically come in sealed plastic sheets. Traditional non-destructive silver and gold test methods by density and X-ray spectrometry are incapable of detecting fake bullion and bars with thick gold or silver plating. 2021 popular Ranking Keywords trends in Home & Garden, Non-currency Coins, Gold Banknotes, Lights & Lighting with replica gold bars and Ranking Keywords. Sterling-quality silver is 92.5% silver. Depending on the bar size, silver bars may be minted or cast. ... As for fake bars of silver being sold out of China, nothing new there. They are mostly either 99.9% or 99.99% silver. Buy 1 oz Silver Bars Direct from the Mint | Quality Guaranteed. Investment grade silver products are Fine silver. The top supplying country or region is China, which supply 100% of replica silver bars respectively. While the stamped bars (1 oz to 500 g) are delivered in a blister card, the 1 kg and 5 kg bars are sealed in plastic film. While the art bars can be more pleasing to look at, you may have to pay a premium for them that is above their value in silver. Start, by purchasing the silver acid test kit. Test Method #1: Silver Melts Ice Re: Fake nazi silver bars? Fake ---> A quick guide for 1oz Sunshine Mint Silver Eagle Bars. Silver bullion is a popular investment not only because the metal itself is aesthetically pleasing, but because it can act as a hedge against inflation. Most modern bullion bars are made via striking or extrusion. This is an extremely common fake. Today, though slightly still lesser in value in comparison to gold, many still invest in silver in the form of jewelry, family heirloom, bars, and bullion coins. The size appears much larger than the usual PerthMint, BullionClub or ABC 10oz Bars though - (but the volume may be the same). The Real APMEX bars has recessed wording/lettering below APMEX on the front of the bar. 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