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LET'S HAVE A LOOK NOW AT SOME GREEK BRONZE HELMETS FORGERIES AND FAKES:

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++ANTIQUE GREEK BRONZE HELMET HOPLITE PEGASUS++

Sold on eBay by seller "BV"
Winning bid: US $1,325.00
Ended: Jan-17-07

ANTIQUE FULL SIZE BRONZE GREEK HELMET 700BC. EXCELLENT STATE
HEIGHT 25CM WEIGHT 6KG. GARANTEE TO BE COMPLETELY BRONZE 100% AUTHENTIC.

 

You can buy hundreds of helmets like this one on internet. They are sold as reproductions.

fake Greek bronze helmet

Cretan Full size Helmet Ancient Greek life size helmet from the island of Crete, dated 1100 B.C., the Minoan era. Height : 9 1/2 in. (24 cm), Material : Bronze, Weight : 12 lbs (5 1/2 kg), Price : $549.00

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Another example from the same fakeseller, offered on his website:

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1: This is what he claims: ANTIQUE BRONZE GREEK HELMET FULL SIZE. NICE REAL PATINA A SIMILAR HELMET LIKE THIS WAS SOLD IN CHRISTIES FOR 34.OOO USD !. HEIGHT 27CM EXCELLENT STATE. ANCIENT GREEK SOLDIER HELMET € 1.300,00


2: You can find them on internet being sold as a reproduction: Museum Quality Replica of Olympian Full size Helmet. Ancient Greek life size helmet from Olympia, home of the ancient Olympic Games, dated 410 B.C. Height : 10 in. (25 cm) Material : 100 % bronze. Weight : 11 lbs (5 kg). Price: $549.00

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