Warning on high value Alphas !

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tromagic
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Warning on high value Alphas !

Post by tromagic » Fri Oct 10, 2014 12:50 pm

Just saw those auctions on ebay :
http://www.ebay.com/itm/151437716600?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT
http://www.ebay.com/itm/151437718142?_t ... EBIDX%3AIT

Those cards look like beta :
Corners are "less round". On the drain power alpha there is "little white dot" on top left edge.

My guess is a mislabel at PSA (shame on them).

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Post by Jmaschme » Fri Oct 10, 2014 2:47 pm

Sure looks like beta to me

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Post by l0qii » Fri Oct 10, 2014 2:58 pm

Jmaschme wrote:Sure looks like beta to me
PSA has mislabeled cards before. They will correct the error for free.

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Post by Alifromcairo » Fri Oct 10, 2014 3:57 pm

Beta cards. PSA could have made a mistake. But the real question is : is the seller aware of that and trying to sell them as Alphas ? :-k Not sure because in is previous feedbacks, he seems to be mostly a sports cards seller...
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Post by tromagic » Fri Oct 10, 2014 5:50 pm

Question from tromagic (me on ebay) :
Bonjour platinumcards233,

This is a beta. On alpha the edges top left got little white dot.
Here it s very very dark, like on the beta one.
I think those cards are miss labeled.


- tromagic

Answers from platinumcards233
Cher(ère) tromagic,

Thanks for bringing this to my attention, I will be sending them to Psa to get their opinion. Have an awesome day.


- platinumcards233

He didn t show my question on the auction and the auction is still up :-P
Let s see :-D
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Post by tap4black » Fri Oct 10, 2014 8:24 pm

Drain Power Alpha 1 of 1 = $3000+
Drain Power Beta 1 of 10 = $100-150

Forcefield Alpha 1 of 2 = $5000+
Forcefield Beta 1 of 3 = $1000ish

Seller likely knows EXACTLY what he has and is trying to cash in on the mislabeled cards. Hopefully folks that would be interested in these cards take the time to look at the scans and the fact the seller does not offer returns.
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Post by matts46570 » Fri Oct 10, 2014 11:48 pm

I wrote him too, and it seems the auctions have now ended. Good thing.
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