Determining the difference

between original and fake coca-cola items

 

Fake and fantasy

made in mumbai —

beware of fake porcelain coca-cola signs

A flood of fake porcelain signs from China and India have flooded the market. Learn how to identify these bogus items.

Lithography

lithography dot patterns

on early coca-cola items

Different eras used different techniques of printing. This guide can help you determine if your early lithography is genuine or a recent reprint.

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Fake and fantasy

guide to fake and fantasy coca-cola items

Is your item real or fake? The number of fake signs from India is growing along with many people passing off items cut from books as originals. This page might help sort out what is original and what isn't.

Authentication

coca-cola serving tray comparisons

A side-by-side comparison of authentic serving trays, along with their reproduction counterparts.

Authentication

coca-cola change tray comparisons

A side-by-side comparison of authentic change trays, along with their reproduction counterparts.

Authentication

c.1907 coca-cola "bathtub" metamorphic

trade card comparison

A side-by-side comparison of an authentic trade card, along with it's reproduction counterpart.

Authentication

c.1920-30 Sword opener comparison

A side-by-side comparison of authentic opener, along with it's reproduction counterpart.