Tag Archive: Fakes

Rogue’s Gallery

Knock it off

Not Fabulous Fakes

Countering counterfeits


Unrelated ideas

Vintage Fakes

How to intuit counterfeits

Beware of Fakes

A cautionary tale about greed: The last time I went to the Sunday Antique Market at the St. Lawrence Market, I overheard two dealers talking about a bunch of jewellery that a third… Continue reading


I was super excited when I spotted what I thought was an Erik Lehman-designed Rosti Denmark melamine pitcher at the Value Village last week. Alas when I flipped it over, it was signed… Continue reading


the first time I went to New York City it was on a school trip. For many of my fellow scholars, the number one goal was to get a knock off Rolex or… Continue reading

On Fakes

Because most of my finds come from thrift shops or antique markets, I do not know their provenance. Why is it so important to know where a piece came from? Documented evidence of… Continue reading

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