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Fake Backstamp Identifier


The Fakes
Fake Shelley fine bone china back stamp

1 - Letter 'F' leans.

2 - Top loop of 'B' is too short.

3 - Top of Sheld should have points not curves.
4 - All letters in 'ENGLAND' should be even in size.
   - 4a - 'N' is too short.
   - 4b - 'A' is too short.
   - 4c - 'N' is askew.
5 - Script should have steeper angle between 'S' and 'H'.
6 - Loop should be more open between 'E' and 'Y'.
7 - 'Y' should have open loop at bottom.

Courtesy of Chintz Net.

Fake shelley cina back stampNote the dot after Shelley. This arrangement of words has never been used

The Genuine Backstamps

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