"topaz" umbrella. Color altered?

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/331360385259?_trksid=p2060778.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT The seller also has an owl drug that looks like it's probably not original color to me. This ink just looks too much like the UV altered bottles that we see. If it IS color altered, someone is getting shafted on the auction, as it's already up over $900. Jim G
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That was my first thought. It may be good, but you can't help but wonder these days. That's how a few sucky crooks can ruin things for everybody.
 

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HOLY MOLY, Is that ink really worth that much? That is if it is original and not UV altered.What makes this ink so valuable? Color, Age?This amazes me![8|]
 

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I have this on my watch list just to see what he gets.
 

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bottlerocket said:
HOLY MOLY, Is that ink really worth that much? That is if it is original and not UV altered.What makes this ink so valuable? Color, Age?This amazes me![8|]
Yes, yes and yes. A pontiled umbrella in sparkling mint condition in an odd color is worth serious $, IF not color altered. Jim G
 

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He must have pulled it. I see it has ended sooner than the end auction date.
 

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Yeah, I posted it on the Facebook bottle collectors page, a member messaged the seller and he pulled the listing. I'm hoping to see it relisted stating it has been altered.
 

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