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Old 12-12-2012, 05:08 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by nikobaseball View Post

It's a printing plate 1/1 and thus the words could be missing. No reason to believe it's not real based on that IMO.
They're usually stickers and the stickers say Topps Certified.

Eric Hosmer 2012 Triple Threads White Whale Auto Patch 1 1 | eBay

2012 Topps Triple Threads Fergie Jenkins Auto Relic White Whale Plate 1 1 | eBay

2012 Triple Threads Andre Ethier Jersey Relic White Whale True 1 1 | eBay

Some White Whales without stickers do say it (I think only RCs don't have stickers):

(top right)
Jesus Montero 2012 Topps Triple Threads White Whale Rookie Jersey Autograph 1 1 | eBay

The problem is that it might not show up on some plates depending on the color. That could be this guy's problem.

I'd do the research and show him that there isn't an un-autographed version on the checklist.
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