Secrets of the Dead

Forgery 101

Clip: Season 18 Episode 1 | 3m 24s Video has closed captioning.

Experts explain how a fake Sidereus Nuncius made its way into infamy on the rare book dealing circuit.

Aired: 07/02/19

Rating: NR

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