Stebgo Metals Blog

Stebgo Alert! Fake Pan American Silver Bar

Posted by Scott Stebbing on Tue, Nov 26, 2013 @ 09:24 AM

A few years back some fakes of this nature appeared on the market.  Some of our clients have recently notifieded us that they are seeing them again, so we did a little research and checked our files on fake silver bars that have come through the refinery over the last few years. 

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Tags: Fake, Silver Scrap, Silver, weighted silver, Alerts, Stebgo Alerts

UPDATE!! NEW INFORMATION Stebgo Alert Fake Chain: 18 KW

Posted by Scott Stebbing on Tue, Oct 29, 2013 @ 08:59 AM

Stebgo Alert 18KW Fake Chains Encountered. We have had another group of 18KW fake chainscome into our facility. This particular style of 18KW fake chainwas hitting the pawn shops and jewelry stores a little over a year ago. The fake chainis a Stainless/Chromium mix that is not magnetic and does not react with nitric acid at all. They are generally, heavy men’s styles, and are often stamped 18K or 750. Some have had a stamp that says Italy but we have not seen one with a manufacturer’s hallmark. 

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Tags: 18KW fake chain, 18KW fake chains, Fake Chains, Fake Chain, Fake, Stebgo, Stebgo Alert