Strange, probably fake platinum bars

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  1. Golden

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    Some random guy offered me platinum bars, they look fake as hell to me. Supposedly they weight 1kilo.

    Anyone ever seen something like this? To me this looks like something from alibaba.
     
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    Looks well made to be a fake
    Unless you have access to a XRF machine I wouldn't touch it
     
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    The hammer and sickle is pretty dodgy, would've thought the Russians would have more pride than that
     
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    spannermonkey Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I couldn't figure out if it is Chinese or Russian
    :lol:

    Unless you cut it in half :eek:
    Being platinum it should be really heavy for it's size
    Does it actually weigh 1kg ?
    After looking at the color of it
    Fake

    Strangers offering you bullion :eek:
    Never a good sign
     
  5. Phil_Stacker

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    I bought one of those precious metal machines that have a "bullion" wand attachment. That means I can confirm anything (everything) I buy, and it checks deep into the coin/bar. It has a Platinum setting, but I don't think it can differentiate that from palladium due to very similar electromagnetic properties.
     
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    Is that a bit of platinum plating coming off between the T and I?
     
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    What's with three serial numbers? Does it come with three certificates?

    Fake as, bro.
     

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