Reproductions are a problem collectors have to deal with. The only way to identify a reproduction is to know what the original opener looks like. Here are some photo’s to help you avoid Reproductions.
Here’s an F-134 Alligator & Boy made by Wilton Products. It’s painted with an airbrush and detailed with a small artist brush. Note the Black Eyes on the Alligator.
There are a few different versions of this reproduction. This is a common one. Note the red eyes on the Alligator. None of the original Alligators have red eyes.