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01-11-2008, 11:12 AM
Posted By: <b>matt</b><p>I noticed and bid on (and lost) a 1935<br />National Chicle Beattie Feathers card. <br /><br />The auction ended yesterday, I lost the link, but wondered if the winner reads this board and would let us know if he or she gets it graded, what grade it came to. <br /><br />It looked like a perfecet card, but the picture was a bit out of focus. <br /><br />Does anyone still have that link?<br /><br />Thanks, Matt

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01-11-2008, 02:21 PM
Posted By: <b>John S</b><p>Matt,<br /><br />Something just didn't seem right about that card. It might have been that it was out of focus (and that is often a deceptive tactic as well) or that the card had the wrong "look". I can't put my finger on it but I did not bid. Other Feathers will come along...not a particulary difficult card.

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01-11-2008, 04:24 PM
Posted By: <b>andy becker</b><p>here's the auction......<br /><br /><br /><a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/1935-NATIONAL-CHICLE-BEATTIE-FEATHERS-MINT_W0QQitemZ350011822436QQihZ022QQcategoryZ2944Q QssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem" target="_new" rel="nofollow"><a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/1935-NATIONAL-CHICLE-BEATTIE-FEATHERS-MINT_W0QQitemZ350011822436QQihZ022QQcategoryZ2944Q QssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem</a" target="_new" rel="nofollow">http://cgi.ebay.com/1935-NATIONAL-CHICLE-BEATTIE-FEATHERS-MINT_W0QQitemZ350011822436QQihZ022QQcategoryZ2944Q QssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem</a</a>><br /><br />.....i do not recognize the buyer's ebay id.<br /><br />regards,<br />andy<br /><br /><br />edited to add: i agree with john (hey john!), the card doesn't look quite right, not sure but looks short top to bottom, imo.

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01-11-2008, 11:56 PM
Posted By: <b>Richard</b><p>It's only my opinion, and I've only had a handful of Chicles in my collecting life, but it looks alot like the reprints I've seen. Something about the colors being too saturated, at least to me.

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01-12-2008, 09:13 AM
Posted By: <b>Matt</b><p>Thanks guys. I am now trying to buy a few Chicles that have been graded and sold by reputable dealers. I<br />I've spent about a year buying 1960's PSA 8 HOFers, but decided to get a couple of these beautiful little card.<br /><br />Then I saw the Feathers, and emailed the seller to guarantee the card and this is what he wrote:<br /><br />"yes this card is not a reprint, I picked it up the other day from a friend at a local show. Buy it now was $399.99 which includes shipping, let me know if you would like to do this<br />Mike"

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01-12-2008, 09:59 AM
Posted By: <b>andy becker</b><p>matt, email me i have many graded chicles for sale/trade.<br />i also have a very high grade set that i am considering selling.<br />my email address is:<br /><br />bbe8481070@aol.com<br /><br />for reference my ebay id is: bmb11<br /><br />i have two tougher high number sgc singles on ebay right now.<br /><br />regards,<br />andy