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Old 11-06-2012, 05:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Real or fake? Yankees patch card

Really like this card but for some reason it just seems too good to be true, it's extremely hard to find Yankee patches like these. i will let you guys be the judge!

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Old 11-06-2012, 05:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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it is probably fake
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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While it screams fake, this is one of those situations where it's too hard to tell. I'm sure it would be hard to fake patches in those small windows.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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its fake....no way they made one like that.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:33 PM   #5 (permalink)
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This is what it should look like...



Trying to find that exact card for you... not always possible.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:36 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Found it!





  • Sold Date: 08/14/2008
Now it is time for a callout video... (with full credit to the OP)

EDIT: The slight variations in color are just differences in camera/scanner. That is the exact same card.

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Old 11-06-2012, 05:39 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Houdini, I can't see the second picture, can you post it again.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:41 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:42 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Second picture is not showing up! Either way i'll take your word, nice catch@
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:42 PM   #10 (permalink)
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keeps on showing a broken link for the original card...

any chance you can show a link houdini?
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:43 PM   #11 (permalink)
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It's showing up for me
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:44 PM   #12 (permalink)
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ALEX RODRIGUEZ 08 TRIPLE THREADS 6 JERSEY BAT 16/27 (08/14/2008)

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Old 11-06-2012, 05:45 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Weird, it says access to the webpage is denied when I try to open it, that sucks.

Anyways OP, I'm sure whatever Houdini posted is correct and should answer your question, he's the law around here for them fakers
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:45 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Ok, I see it now, damn shame there, original card was nice to begin with.
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:48 PM   #15 (permalink)
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we should all send an ebay message to the seller telling him how nice his fake patches are
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:51 PM   #16 (permalink)
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we should all send an ebay message to the seller telling him how nice his fake patches are
I'm guessing he bought that monstrosity. Most of his other cards look good with only a few that I wonder about. Nothing anywhere near as blatant as this though.
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I'm guessing he bought that monstrosity. Most of his other cards look good with only a few that I wonder about. Nothing anywhere near as blatant as this though.
hhhhmmm. houdini did you get my pm?
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:55 PM   #18 (permalink)
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The seller has a lot of "too good to be true" Arod patches.

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Old 11-06-2012, 06:44 PM   #19 (permalink)
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WHOA! nice find houdini, always glad to get a background check before going and offering
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:48 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Nice catch Houdini.

Additionally, the yankee hat logo is only something you'd see if it was from an all star jersey. I cannot recall them EVER using it on their actual uni's, and this has been stated by numerous Yanks fans as well.
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it's actually always easy to tell... the yankees NEVER wear their top hat logo on their uniform. 30+ years being a yankee fan from the bronx, i can't remember ever seeing it. so unless it's some all-star/exhibition type deal, it's fake.

EDIT: beat me to it while i was typing metdude!
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The seller has a lot of "too good to be true" Arod patches.

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Sure does. He's a scammer.
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it's actually always easy to tell... the yankees NEVER wear their top hat logo on their uniform. 30+ years being a yankee fan from the bronx, i can't remember ever seeing it. so unless it's some all-star/exhibition type deal, it's fake.

EDIT: beat me to it while i was typing metdude!
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Old 11-06-2012, 07:20 PM   #24 (permalink)
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item reported.

select "copyright and trademark"
then "counterfeit item or authenticity disclaimer"
then "counterfeit, fake or replica items"

add following when they ask for details (click the link to copy paste the url info)

altered item ALEX RODRIGUEZ 08 TRIPLE THREADS 6 JERSEY BAT 16/27 (08/14/2008)
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