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More fake dotto checks from Mulliner Telford, dovehole.

161062270134 Deep Navigation

161062274804 Lady Windsor

Notice on both checks the holes are not exactly in line, they are not spaced correctly either horizontally or vertically - the originals were drilled on a special jig to match up to the reading machine.
Both checks are extensively filed down on the surfaces
They are the wrong size - they would not fit the machine.
The suspension holes are the wrong size.
The number stamp is incorrect size and appears to be hand stamped.
No manufacturer's mark.
The names are crudely hand stamped and in wrong position..
All Dotto checks seen, so far, were numbered also on the reverse and were machine stamped no doubt at point of manufacture.

There has never been a named Dotto check found from Deep Navigation Colliery and there is no knowledge of this system being used there.

The Lady Windsor - The LW stamp (originals probably stamped at the Colliery) has different font and a different position on originals.

And the comment regarding 'security' is nonsense.

All in all - a very crude attempt to hoodwink collectors into buying fake checks that are nowhere near the original format. An out and out conman purveying "snake oil" crude copies.

Warn as many people as you can.

It is all collectors duty to protect their hobby.