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ORIGINAL EMPIRE STRIKES BACK INSERT

BOOTLEG EMPIRE STRIKES BACK INSERT

Bootlegs of Empire Strikes Back inserts infest the market.  The bootlegs can most easily be distinguished by slight cropping of the artwork, as shown below (pictures and information courtesy of Cinemasterpieces.com:

The usual Hall of Shame fake sellers have been selling these Empire Strikes Back bootleg inserts for years.  They have unlimited supplies of them but disguise the quantity available by stating they only have two available.  When those two are sold, they start a new listing on Ebay and state two are available.

Screenshot of bootleg Empire Strikes Back insert being sold in July 2012 by Thomas Loce (d/b/a tloceposters), a notorious fake seller on Ebay.