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allylari
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« on: July 26, 2005, 10:49:40 pm »

I got a $ 10 K/D from my supermarket couple of days ago with serial number QPW2846219.  I am pretty sure this is a fake note.  Can someone confirm ?
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« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2005, 10:56:16 pm »

Yes this is fake. No such letter combination  in a $10 serial number.

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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2005, 01:26:53 am »

I was in a variety store in Mississauga and tendered a $20 for a small purchase and received a Knight Dodge $10 with serial number              WHT 6587589.  The leaves are slightly dull but otherwise this note looks good.  There is no texture in Macdonald's shoulder.  

The interesting thing is I tried to scan an image of this fake using Paint Shop Pro 8 and I got the following error message:

"This application does not support the unauthorized processing of banknote images."

Go figure!!!


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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2005, 01:32:41 am »

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The interesting thing is I tried to scan an image of this fake using Paint Shop Pro 8 and I got the following error message:

"This application does not support the unauthorized processing of banknote images."
The latest versions of Paint Shop Pro and Adobe Photoshop do not allow you do load banknote images. Stick with Photoshop 7, which does not contain this anti-banknote code.

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« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2005, 02:53:23 pm »

I had a fake $10 recently, this one was a very good copy, but the serial was awful PXJ 2664874. Thought i had a test note...... j.j.  ;D
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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2005, 04:51:13 am »

I gives mine to the police like I's supposed to.  :-/
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« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2005, 06:07:39 am »

When a serial number which is phoney is on a fake bill, take note of the Font.  It is likely to be different.

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« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2005, 10:35:40 pm »

The font was MOS defInetly different. Other than that, the note was almost indistinguishable from a regular 2003 ten, whoever did it even took the time to put on the shiny gold leaves.
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« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2005, 12:36:19 am »

Does a fake note value ever grow ??
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« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2005, 12:45:14 am »

Technically, any fake note is always worth absolutely nothing. However, depending on who you're dealing with, there could be some collector value to it, usually "face value", or expenses to obtain it.

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« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2005, 01:04:04 am »

That's what I was expecting... THX for the reply...
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« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2005, 02:20:31 am »

There are a few of these around still... Got a fake Journey $10 at a Beer Store in Toronto, with the prefix EIS.
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« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2005, 03:46:16 pm »

With the introduction of ALA - ALF, which was also used for 1973 $1, we best not assume any journey note is fake because its prefix has been used in the past.

$10 EIS, formerly used on bird $20, could be the prefix following BEZ. Not very likely but it is possible.

When reporting fake notes in future give as much information as you can gleen from your suspected note. Prefix alone is not enough.

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« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2005, 05:58:56 pm »

It was not just the prefix. It was the third fake 2001 Journey 10 I've seen (the first two were WER and HND), and I can spot one easily. The leaves had wrong shape, paper was different, and font was wrong (same as that of the WER note). The note was very much like the first two. I asked the cashier to give me a normal $10.
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« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2005, 12:33:52 am »

Aha!  Font was wrong!
They are always one of two things:
1) Wrong font
2) non existant serial pattern.

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