Fake Birds of Paradise "misprint" on eBay

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Fake Birds of Paradise "misprint" on eBay

Post by Tha_Gunslinga » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:51 pm

http://www.ebay.com/itm/MTG-Birds-of-Pa ... 0501266479

Amazing what masking tape and an eraser will do.

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Post by Keevy Bogsbury » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:19 am

It is even worse than that. If you read the text of the auction it says that the card is actually a basic land that was made into a proxy... only their printer ran out of ink.

Wow.

So it's a failed attempt at a proxy of a $3 card and it sells for $27.

](*,)

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Post by caquaa » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:46 am

There is some gloss left on it so I'd wager that it was a BOP originally and not a land. Printers don't really run out of ink like that half way through printing any how. I suspect they were planning on printing the bottom half and turning it into a full art bird but then ran out ink. Either way... $27?????????

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Post by mystical_tutor » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:03 pm

Hope I can find out who buys it. I have a BUNCH of good deals for him.

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Post by caquaa » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:53 pm

mystical_tutor wrote:Hope I can find out who buys it. I have a BUNCH of good deals for him.

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if you find out, see if he wants this spare bridge I have...

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Post by magicmisprints » Fri Nov 09, 2012 3:10 am

Now, just because someone offers you a bridge doesn't necessarily mean he doesn't have one to sell. They might just be destined to do time for selling it.
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2 ... for-scrap/
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Post by mystical_tutor » Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:36 pm

That is so funny! Those are my kind of guys.. "Honest, Your Honor, we believed the bridge was abandoned and we just wanted to beautify the countryside by getting the rusty old junk out of sight...."
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