Where Yesterday Meets Tomorrow
The "McCoy Pottery Company" has begun manufacturing Little Red Riding Hood items which are deliberate copies of the very collectible and very pricey Hull series. Some fellow discovered that the original McCoy Pottery had neglected to register their name and trademark so he started a company using the McCoy name and mark and began producing fakes of earlier popular McCoy pieces. The real McCoys were unable to stop him because they had no legal claim to the mark! Now the fake McCoy has spread out to produce fakes from other companies. Serious collectors will know that Little Red Riding Hood is not a McCoy line, but casual collectors and dealers anxious to find merch will get badly burned.
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