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Old 05-10-2021, 04:22 PM
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Default 1947 Exhibits Whitey Ford - Postcard Back?

I picked up this Whitey Ford Exhibits card, but it has a back I haven't seen before.

Is the "Postcard" verbiage original to the card or was it possibly added later?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-10-2021, 05:06 PM
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Pretty sure the card and the stamped postcard back are both counterfeit.
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Old 05-11-2021, 12:45 AM
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Front is most certainly one of the repro/reprints.

Never saw that type of PC back on an Exhibit before.

But the fact that the card is not original tells you all you need to know
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Old 05-11-2021, 01:10 PM
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Default AT The Bottom : ?

...what does the printing say at the bottom ,and is it on the left or right ?...is it crisp and legible ?...Somebody went to a lot of trouble for this curiosity.....

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Old 05-11-2021, 01:33 PM
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The whole shebang looks bad ..... grainy front and a weak attempt at an old looking back. Not a very convincing fake.
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Old 05-12-2021, 10:29 AM
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Old 05-12-2021, 10:39 AM
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There are a variety of 'aftermarket' PC backs and advertising backs made of Exhibits in the postwar period. Some are rare and valuable, others not. This one looks like a reprint with a PC printing on the back. Interesting but not valuable, or as they say on Antiques Road Show "decorative value only".

Oh, and a card:



This is one of the aftermarket valuable backs.
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