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https://www.gunbroker.com/item/987776167#carousel-modal-view-item

Besides the price. The band is marked Leupold and all but the serial # location and the number itself had me chuckle.

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My question is the seller has alot of them. Leupold uses either a prefix or suffix letter in the serial number. Also the serial is on the bottom not the side of the bell.
I'm just curious, most here know more about glass than I do

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It doesn’t say Leupold anywhere in the ad. It’s $99 . Here’s your sign


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100% fake.

You can find them on eBay for between $50 and $100.

One of my friends bought some 2-7x33 fakes for his grandkids and they have held up through a couple thousand rounds of .22 fired through an FIE Nylon 22, a Marlin 795, and a couple of 10/22s. They came in copies of Leupold boxes and had box fillers that you'd expect to get with a real Leupold. The knock-offs that my friend got all had the same bogus serial number.

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Originally Posted by alwaysoutdoors
It doesn’t say Leupold anywhere in the ad. It’s $99 . Here’s your sign

Exactly. Wonder how many fall for it.they see that gold band, zoom in and see leupold blah, blah.

They don't claim leupold so it covers their a$$'s

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It also has the gold medallion but there's no "L" in the center.


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Obvious knock off.

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Pawn shop owner told me last week that they stopped taking in Rolex watches. They cannot tell fakes from authentic without doing a lot of research on it.

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Originally Posted by Oldelkhunter
Pawn shop owner told me last week that they stopped taking in Rolex watches. They cannot tell fakes from authentic without doing a lot of research on it.
Don't they have an expert they can call in?

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Pawn shop owner told me last week that they stopped taking in Rolex watches. They cannot tell fakes from authentic without doing a lot of research on it.
Don't they have an expert they can call in?

Owner is an "expert" , some of them have to be disassembeled to see if so. They can call the factory and find out if it is as well. That is true of many other pawn shops taking them in . I am always on the lookout for a watch or a nice rifle or shotgun.

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Originally Posted by Oldelkhunter
Pawn shop owner told me last week that they stopped taking in Rolex watches. They cannot tell fakes from authentic without doing a lot of research on it.

A pawn ship near me won't take Leupold or any recent manufacture European scopes as they got burned on a couple of fakes. I saw the "Leupold", it was a 3.5-10x40 that looked real even upon close inspection. The only thing that looked a little off was the size of the font of the serial number but it was a very good copy.

A lot of the ads for these scopes on eBay with show the "Leupold" box that the scope comes in to lead you to believe that it is genuine. The knock-off 2-7x33s that my friend bought on eBay came with boxes and box fillers that were, AFAICT, identical copies of genuine Leupold in every way.

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Originally Posted by 260Remguy
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Pawn shop owner told me last week that they stopped taking in Rolex watches. They cannot tell fakes from authentic without doing a lot of research on it.

A pawn ship near me won't take Leupold or any recent manufacture European scopes as they got burned on a couple of fakes. I saw the "Leupold", it was a 3.5-10x40 that looked real even upon close inspection. The only thing that looked a little off was the size of the font of the serial number but it was a very good copy.

A lot of the ads for these scopes on eBay with show the "Leupold" box that the scope comes in to lead you to believe that it is genuine. The knock-off 2-7x33s that my friend bought on eBay came with boxes and box fillers that were, AFAICT, identical copies of genuine Leupold in every way.

I know of one person that bought a fake from Ebay, he called Leupold and got his money back .

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“You can’t cheat an honest man” -W.C. Fields

If a deal looks too good to be true, it probably is.

At least the seller doesn’t claim they’re Leupys. These might actually work. Take one for the team and try one out.


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Originally Posted by Oldelkhunter
Originally Posted by Whttail_in_MT
Originally Posted by Oldelkhunter
Pawn shop owner told me last week that they stopped taking in Rolex watches. They cannot tell fakes from authentic without doing a lot of research on it.
Don't they have an expert they can call in?

Owner is an "expert" , some of them have to be disassembeled to see if so. They can call the factory and find out if it is as well. That is true of many other pawn shops taking them in . I am always on the lookout for a watch or a nice rifle or shotgun.
My poke at Pawn Stars must have been a bit opaque.
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I thought that’s what you were hinting about. 😊


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Originally Posted by Pappy348
“You can’t cheat an honest man” -W.C. Fields

If a deal looks too good to be true, it probably is.

At least the seller doesn’t claim they’re Leupys. These might actually work. Take one for the team and try one out.
Thought about it, run it through the gauntlet and see if it holds up. Spent $100 on worse things.

I need another scope for a new 450 bushmaster for deer hunting.

It's just the fact of wasting money on more than likely junk that I don't like. My wife does that enough....

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Originally Posted by Whttail_in_MT
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Originally Posted by Oldelkhunter
Pawn shop owner told me last week that they stopped taking in Rolex watches. They cannot tell fakes from authentic without doing a lot of research on it.
Don't they have an expert they can call in?

Owner is an "expert" , some of them have to be disassembeled to see if so. They can call the factory and find out if it is as well. That is true of many other pawn shops taking them in . I am always on the lookout for a watch or a nice rifle or shotgun.
My poke at Pawn Stars must have been a bit opaque.
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LOL I didn't even pick up on it. Yeah the guy in Pawn stars got bamboozled a few times.

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Originally Posted by Joel/AK
Originally Posted by Pappy348
“You can’t cheat an honest man” -W.C. Fields

If a deal looks too good to be true, it probably is.

At least the seller doesn’t claim they’re Leupys. These might actually work. Take one for the team and try one out.
Thought about it, run it through the gauntlet and see if it holds up. Spent $100 on worse things.

I need another scope for a new 450 bushmaster for deer hunting.

It's just the fact of wasting money on more than likely junk that I don't like. My wife does that enough....

Please clarify. Is she wasting money on stuff she doesn’t like, or that you don’t like?


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