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Offline KHALI

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Real or fake? Have you seen this before? 75kgs
« on: February 02, 2013, 10:00:39 PM »
Hi!

This was the picture sent to my client by a seller from talicud island in Davao. They are supposed to be 74.6kgs measuring 4inches x 4 inches by 16inches. The holder is only named Joel and the holder's trustee is Marivic Awitan.

Has anyone encountered these pics before or the above-mentioned  names?

Will appreciate any info related to them.

Many thanks,
Khali


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Re: Real or fake? Have you seen this before? 75kgs
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2013, 11:12:15 PM »
Assuming, just assuming that those dimensions given were very very accurate, the computed SG is 18.09. Gold bars in WW2 have SG from 18 to 18.78. However, the weight of bars in WW2 are 6.20 to 6.30 kgs and exactly 74.6 kgs.

I ain't saying that those were fake or genuine since no one can accurately say such by merely looking at its picture. Have it assayed before the deal.
« Last Edit: February 03, 2013, 05:16:06 PM by DINDO BAYAUA »

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Re: Real or fake? Have you seen this before? 75kgs
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2013, 11:24:51 AM »
Thank you Dindo!

What about the hallmark SUISSE and the serial number on the face? Do they mean anything?

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Re: Real or fake? Have you seen this before? 75kgs
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2013, 12:23:44 PM »
Completely fake! I had encountered one of the same kind,size and shape with a mark " Property of Spain" not Suise at Marilog,Davao.

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Re: Real or fake? Have you seen this before? 75kgs
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2016, 06:16:48 PM »
These look real. Suisse bars were also part of the look from Europe then? That passed by SEA?

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Re: Real or fake? Have you seen this before? 75kgs
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2016, 10:33:08 AM »
Those clearly look like BRASS bars to me. Since you have the dimensions you can easily do a dimension calculation to see if AU would weigh 75 kilos or would it be much heavier.
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Re: Real or fake? Have you seen this before? 75kgs
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2016, 11:42:06 AM »
The weight should only be app. 30 kilos based from its dimensions. I don't know what kind of metal is that because even a platinum should only weigh app. 30 kls. Correct me if I'm wrong