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Old 05-18-2017, 10:50 PM
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Default Real T202 on Ebay?

I am looking for opinions on the listing. I have bid $12 on it. At the risk of outing an auction: https://www.ebay.com/itm/361983645048

Items that concern me:

Registration excellent
Centering excellent
Corner wear inconsistent with wear
Ungraded
Cut very square

Any / all opinions are appreciated thank you.

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Old 05-19-2017, 07:04 AM
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Looks fake. First thing I thought was the colors are quite off. Then I looked at the centering. That pretty much sums it up. How many T202s have that centering? Guess it could be a good buy if it is good? The seller's return policy is reassuring so not too much risk....Good luck if you go for it. (*still looks off to me in the scan...)
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Old 05-19-2017, 07:23 AM
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Looks awfully bright...for having that much "wear"
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Old 05-19-2017, 08:03 AM
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hi John, the print on the back looks too clear/crisp for the amount of wear it has.
on the other hand, he has a 30 day return on it with paypal; you can always send it back, no worries, as he states it is original.
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Old 05-19-2017, 08:31 AM
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Hi John,

There are very few reprints out there for T202 and most are Dovers with perforations and pretty easy to pick out. That being said there were a few of them that were reprinted that look better.

The sellers have others for sale including commons, I think his scanner is turned up pretty bright to give the cleaner white look.

Al this being said, I am leaning towards legit with caution. It might be a great chance to get a high profile card under value.

Good luck with it John, in the end you need to make the decision.

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I'm also at "real, with caution." They are also listing a bunch of T206s in similar condition, which also look mostly good to me under magnification -- you get the dot matrix of the image, and the brown lettering in the T206s. I don't like how sharp the corners are, and the way the staining and cracking is showing up. I also don't like the black borders around the image in the T206. There are plenty of warning signs here, but I would say I'm at about 75% sure.
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Thanks, guys - I'll let you know.
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Old 05-20-2017, 09:23 AM
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Looks like the seller took all of the tobacco down - T202s and T206s. I assume he believes them to be fake?
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Looks like the seller took all of the tobacco down - T202s and T206s. I assume he believes them to be fake?
Or someone made an offer for all off ebay..
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Old 05-20-2017, 10:33 AM
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Or someone made an offer for all off ebay..
Could be...............it was about two dozen or so cards.
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