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.
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.
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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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.
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.
Zurich provide links to ebay pages with the very nice looking fakes (soem costing $1,500!)
I encourage anyone thinking of purchasing high value stamps to consider the source, and then to consider expertizing. Yes, I do some for CSS, but anyone who spends large sums needs to be aware that there are really good forgeries out there.
Thank you Roman for the email, some of those would easily fool the beginning collector, and some even maybe an advanced collector.
https://www.ebay.de/itm/P-R-China-1950- ... 4184110400
The eBay seller who try to cheat is this time "yhan902" from USA. Maybe something you can mention in next Clipper magazine to stop such fraud.
Already reached >200.- USD and 4 days to go.
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