- Jun 17, 2023
Definitely a thought I had as well. Why not use gold? Silver is cheaper, and easier for mass production. People make counterfeit shoes… for a $30-$200 profit, but the key factor is velocity.There is quite a bit of variation in their hallmark over the years. Older clasps usually show a larger, less defined shell mark, like this one.
A quick Google search does show another bow style in sterling -
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It would be really strange for a counterfeiter to create a replica in sterling when the value is in the name not so much the metal type - especially if sterling was never an option.
If they’re making a lot it adds up quick. Idk like in China or something.
The one you found also appears to be fake. Look at how large the M is