BEWARE, BEWARE, BEWARE...SCAM / FAKE SILVER BARS AND NOW COINS

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SOME SELLERS ARE SELLING ''WORTHLESS'' SILVER PLATED BARS (AND NOW COINS) AS GENUINE SOLID ONES...SO LOOK OUT........
 
        
 
Hi all, you MUST be vigilant and scrutinise the sellers profile and listing to try to make sure the silver bar's (sunshine mint, maple, silvertowne, liberty, apmex, morgan) , etc are genuine, although some profiles are very, very, deceiving.  WHY PRIVATE FEEDBACK,  WHY A STOCK PHOTO AND NOT THE REAL ITEM, WHY SELLING SO MANY,  (If bidders on items are hidden from me then warning bells start to ring, but the ebay system automatically hides them over £100 bid),  take a look at the sellers feedback and cross reference their previous buy's and sell's, even a genuine seller may have been caught out into buying some, and now want's rid of them to you...
 
Some of you folks out there are STILL  buying silver (((BARS AND COINS)))  for high prices which say's,                   ( 'sometimes' HIDDEN very low down in the listing)  PLATED, CLAD, LAYERED, 100 MILLS, COLOURED, etc...WHY WHY WHY ???  they are completely WORTHLESS....
 
They are NOT REAL SOLID SILVER, but usually 99% COPPER, SOMETIMES BRASS,  they have been bought by the box load from CHINA for peanuts (about $1 each) and are a legitimate export from there.
 
A real, quality, layered item, (yes, they do exist) will have the term,   PLATED, LAYERED, CLAD, MILLS, COPY, visible somewhere on the bar/coin...
 
There are 480 ''GRAINS'' OR  31.10 ''GRAMS'' in 1 TROY OUNCE, make sure you UNDERSTAND  the difference...Don't bid on ''GRAINS'' thinking it's  ''GRAMS'', or the equivalent  1 TROY oz, could  be working out to £480 ish for 1 OUNCE, this is happening now as I write this...
 
Remember, bars are a lot easier to fake, so coins are a safer bet,  BUT as the price of silver rises coins are appearing out there.
 
What is completely  mind boggling is that SOME sellers are now deciding to be  completely  honest and actually listing stuff as ''PLATED, MILLS, CLAD, LAYERED, (E/P = Electro plated)'' etc, and people are STILL paying as much (or more) for them (they're only worth 50p at most) as they would a GENUINE solid silver bar / coin.....COMPLETELY NUTS!!!...  STOP wasting your hard earned cash...If you want to throw  your money away, send it to ME, I'm skint :@\
 
Silver fever is quickly sweeping the world, and these low life scroat's are making full use of the fact that sadly, not enough people realise what they are buying into, I'm pretty clued up and I've slipped up in the past...
 
Take note, there is NO silver content in TIBETAN / GERMAN / NICKLE SILVER items, again worthless base metal...
 
Buy some small electronic scales, GENUINE items will have VERY ACCURATE set DIMENSIONS and WEIGHT, this info can be found on the net, you MUST do a bit of research first or your gonna get SUCKERED...
 
If your bars or coins differ from the sizes on the makers website its probably gonna be FAKE...You need to start googling / youtube stuff...  I don't use facebook and the likes, so if anyone reading this wants to post (or a link to) this info out there to help others, please do, cheers...
 
Silver is definitely worth investing in for the future, just do a bit of research first on how to test for genuine silver so you can at least get your money back through Paypal if you find its not solid silver, and was advertised as solid.... And don't get caught in up in bidding fever......  
 
GOOD LUCK OUT THERE, YOU ARE DEFINITELY  GOING TO NEED IT...  
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