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Old 10-02-2011, 09:33 AM
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Default Mickey Mantle Forgery On Ebay. Totally Ridiculous.

Sorry guys, but I had to post this one. Ebay seller "Andrewdrew5479" listed two of the below Mickey Mantle forgery. Looks like a fifth generation copy of an original Mantle photograph with an absolute hideous-looking Mickey Mantle forgery. Also, his title description reads "JFK" when it should be "RFK."

An absolute hideous Mantle forgery.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mickey-Mantl...item19c958880c

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Old 10-02-2011, 09:48 AM
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WOW!!! I can't help but laugh at those...Hideous isn't strong enough. I don't think there's been a word created yet than can describe those properly..
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Old 10-02-2011, 10:16 AM
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Sorry guys, but I had to post this one. Ebay seller "Andrewdrew5479" listed two of the below Mickey Mantle forgery. Looks like a fifth generation copy of an original Mantle photograph with an absolute hideous-looking Mickey Mantle forgery. Also, his title description reads "JFK" when it should be "RFK."

An absolute hideous Mantle forgery.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mickey-Mantl...item19c958880c

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Chris, when are you going to go back to your YouTube videos?? I loved those!!
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Old 10-02-2011, 10:24 AM
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Chris, when are you going to go back to your YouTube videos?? I loved those!!
Greg, thanks for asking, but I think my days of doing YouTube videos are over. I think I did close to 200 videos. They were getting redundant. The same stuff from Coach's Corner every month. If I was a viewer of my videos, I think I would have gotten tired of seeing the same crap exposed month after month.

But thanks for asking.

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Sorry guys, but I had to post this one. Ebay seller "Andrewdrew5479" listed two of the below Mickey Mantle forgery. Looks like a fifth generation copy of an original Mantle photograph with an absolute hideous-looking Mickey Mantle forgery. Also, his title description reads "JFK" when it should be "RFK."

An absolute hideous Mantle forgery.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mickey-Mantl...item19c958880c

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I don't know what the problem is - Mickey's name is spelled correctly!!!
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Sorry guys, but I had to post this one. Ebay seller "Andrewdrew5479" listed two of the below Mickey Mantle forgery. Looks like a fifth generation copy of an original Mantle photograph with an absolute hideous-looking Mickey Mantle forgery. Also, his title description reads "JFK" when it should be "RFK."

An absolute hideous Mantle forgery.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mickey-Mantl...item19c958880c

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POOF!! Gone
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Old 10-02-2011, 01:19 PM
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The laugh of the day. Thanks, Chris. : )
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Old 10-02-2011, 05:01 PM
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Sorry guys, but I had to post this one. Ebay seller "Andrewdrew5479" listed two of the below Mickey Mantle forgery. Looks like a fifth generation copy of an original Mantle photograph with an absolute hideous-looking Mickey Mantle forgery. Also, his title description reads "JFK" when it should be "RFK."

An absolute hideous Mantle forgery.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mickey-Mantl...item19c958880c

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I love the attempt...obviously the "Mickey" part of the signature didn't go too well, so why not hide the "Mantle" part in the upper deck...no one will notice, right???
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Old 10-02-2011, 05:21 PM
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At least Chris had the picture. One of the most putrid Mickey's out there. Anyone that thinks they can get away w that, and anyone dumb enough to bid on that crap needs to be forced to watch a years worth of Championship Bocce
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Old 10-03-2011, 06:54 AM
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Pity he didn't also try Kennedy's signature in blue sharpie. That would have been priceless!
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Old 10-03-2011, 11:21 AM
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This one is just as bad a forgery as the one I first listed. Only $999.00 for this piece of garbage.

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Old 10-03-2011, 02:38 PM
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Beautiful piece....tho I didn't say of what. Just AWFUL. Amazes me what people try and pass off.
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Old 10-09-2011, 01:32 PM
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Default Ebay seller Paulmacca2010 Mantle Musial

These forgeries are just as bad as the ones I posted.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mickey-Mantl...item35b5bdf9f9

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Old 10-09-2011, 02:25 PM
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Not forgeries. Enhanced.
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Old 10-09-2011, 02:39 PM
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Default Awful Mantle Ebay seller Collect4less

Look at this mess of a forgery from Ebay seller "Collect4less."

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Old 10-09-2011, 04:56 PM
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Wow! Not only do they appear queastionable to begin with, but faded and then traced as well. Holy Crap is that funny.

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Old 10-09-2011, 05:29 PM
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After watching the Giants lose to the Seahawks this afternoon, I was in a really pissed off mood, so I searched for bad Mantle stuff to post.

I needed to vent.
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