Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

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Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby wearebees » 30 Oct 2017, 19:18

This team arrived today, first HW I’ve picked up in yonks.
I’m hoping it’s a Ref 83 but unsure if it’s just an overpainted Ref 1, any ideas/opinions gratefully received.
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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby cityfan247 » 30 Oct 2017, 19:32

I think with refs like 83 there is very little to do to transform them from another reference. A couple of stripes and your'e done.

As a consequence it can be difficult to pick out a touched up team from a genuine one.

Based on those photos i would say they look genuine to me imo but it's hard to be 100% sure as i say.

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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby PeteJS » 30 Oct 2017, 19:37

Like cityfan says, they look more genuine than fake. Would need them in the hand to properly check. How is the ref number is that good and intact? Or is it "teabagged"?
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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby wearebees » 30 Oct 2017, 19:39

Cheers, they came in a tatty old unreferenced box which I knew before they got here.
I didn’t pay a lot for them so I’m not biting my nails.

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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby skell » 31 Oct 2017, 11:23

Yeh I think the team is genuine I’ve just checked mine which is painted terribly and I’m confident that you have the real thing... well done :clap:
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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby Focus On » 31 Oct 2017, 14:45

Genuine for a couple of reasons which i wont go into..
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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby lionofludesch » 31 Oct 2017, 17:04

Good for me.

Better than Skell's so expect an offer. :lol!:
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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby albertocollection » 31 Oct 2017, 18:03

I agree, genuine 99%

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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby wearebees » 31 Oct 2017, 22:15

£12 well spent in that case!

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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby Focus On » 01 Nov 2017, 12:02

deffo
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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby spudski » 01 Nov 2017, 12:07

100% genuine imo

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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby lloydie1109 » 04 Nov 2017, 10:02

The base combination says its a true team for me

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Re: Ref 83 or repainted Ref 1?

Postby Focus On » 04 Nov 2017, 13:20

Did have a reffed one on red outers but white is more common for this ref, also brown hair boots and the sloppy thinned out stripes make it a production line job as the stripes would have all been done same session for multiple 83's

be very wary of snow white stripes on this and the MVV, and also the 73 and 94, 104,110, 117, 127, 137, 150.
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