In another thread I made mention of purchasing two PDO pewter figures. From different sellers over ebay, one for myself and another for a friend. One was the real thing, the other a fake. I know some members here also have these figures and are probably curious. The photos can speak for themselves, but the fake one is lighter in weight and color and bendable, I could break off the wings if I tried! A pretty amusing fake, and the least thing I would expect to be a fake!
Ah - when you mentioned this in the other topic, I assumed you meant this Orta statue (my mistake, as you did say “pewter”). I don’t remember hearing about this one before, and IMO it looks significantly nicer.
Sadly I cannot answer this question. If I remember right, these were given to the developers/certain people and a certain number were made. I am sure someone here will know and answer this question, perhaps Mr. Solowing dragon, Abadd or even KFC (lol).
If they did went through another company for a second run, then it was a poor job of it. I should not be able to bend the wings like I have done, there are still extra metal bits clinging onto it. You can see a little bit of the extra bits of the metal on the inner tip of the wing, usually that should be clipped and smoothed by most professional standards.
I will be willing to take additional photographs if anyone wants me, perhaps in better light as well!
So, either there is a second run, or there is some fakes running about. I am interested in any answers.