Blowout Cards Forums
Email Signup

Go Back   Blowout Cards Forums > BLOWOUTS HOBBY TALK > BASEBALL

BASEBALL Post your Baseball Cards Hobby Talk

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-13-2012, 12:29 PM   #76 (permalink)
Member
 
MetDude's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Brooklyn NY
Posts: 4,185
Default

based on OP's screenname, the appropriate reply to buyer shouldve been
"shut your mouth, go away"
__________________
2008 Topps Chrome Red Refractor SET #'d/25 98.8% complete!
NEED THESE 4 - PLEASE LMK!!!
55 Orlando Hudson,150 Homer Bailey,191 Edinson Volquez, MHRC536 Mantle HR #536
MetDude is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 12:41 PM   #77 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posts: 1,597
Default

I guess I should open up a case on this one and get my money back as well huh? It can't be a real autograph. LOL.
__________________
Current Sets: 2012 and 2013 Elite Hard Hats Autographs and 2012 and 2013 Elite Hard Hats
http://s1126.photobucket.com/albums/l619/obenheimer/
obenheimer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 12:41 PM   #78 (permalink)
Member
 
DaBaddestHic's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Chicago
Posts: 2,348
Default

Sorry seller, you're getting screwed here. At least when BGS slabs it authentic, you'll supposedly get to keep with the current sale. Just a pain to have to go through all of this when it's extremely obvious that it's not fake.
__________________
Supercollecting Carlos Delgado (Always looking - PM me) Also collecting Braves and Kevin Plawecki
I hate negotiating and will make already fair offers if I have to first
Bucket: http://tinyurl.com/c3f88eh
DaBaddestHic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 12:52 PM   #79 (permalink)
Member
 
natbornkiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: bkNY
Posts: 13,426
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by barob72 View Post
So I'm the guy who purchased this card and at the outset I didn't question even to the point of leaving positive feedback. I don't go around authenticating and then returning big purchases like this one. It wasn't until a (collector) friend of mine stopped by to see my new purchases (and there have been many ... check my feedback). He pointed out the discrepancy and said for the money it's best to make sure. So I called Topps and opened a ticket with them. They called back today stating they cannot guarantee that it's authentic and when I asked the rep if there were any other examples they could not provide one.
Now speaking to the back of the card. I have another concern regarding the numbering. I own two other 1/1 TTT auto's from Eric Hosmer and none have a sticker affixed to the card reflecting the number. If you look at the attached image it does appear there is a sticker with the number '136'.

Although I trust the seller I'm not certain this is an authentic card. And for the money I spent I want 100% certainty. Ebay protects buyers up to 45 days after purchase so I'm not breaking any rules. This is the very first instance where I am questioning the authenticity of a card. Unfortunately the seller purchased from another person so there is no redemption card to show as further proof.
I'm very sorry it turned out this way because I did want the cards. I'm a die hard Royals fan and heavily invested in both Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas. It makes no difference to me if you agree or disagree because in the end it's my money.

Kyle, Once again I'm sorry with how things turned out. I hope you can find another seller. Maybe there's another Hosmer fan here who will buy it.
and.........BLOCKED
__________________
this one goes out to some of the members
http://www.comedycentral.com/videos/index.jhtml?title=dee-dee-dee-song&videoId=72779

:jedi::jedi::jedi:
natbornkiller is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 01:09 PM   #80 (permalink)
Member
 
pengages's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,186
Default

__________________
Earl Thomas Supercollector
You can check my non-updated bucket:
http://s1267.photobucket.com/albums/jj548/pengages/
Olajuwon, Drexler, Earl Campbell/Longhorns, Byfuglien, Red Wings, Patrick/Evander Kane
pengages is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 01:11 PM   #81 (permalink)
Member
 
Zoop's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 6,120
Default

Don't buy printing plates if you don't understand that certain colors will not be seen on some of them, text included.
__________________
Lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan. Lifelong Seattle Seahawks fan. John Smoltz collector. Garbage Pail Kids expert.
Twitter: ZoopSoul
Zoop is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 01:48 PM   #82 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 3,282
Default

OP has a small printing set up in his back yard churning up printing plates. Brilliant!
csmtampa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 08:12 PM   #83 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 37
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MetDude View Post
yellow plate - no topps certified statement

That's a sick patch!
__________________
Collecting Autos of: A.J. Green, Luck, Eric Hosmer, Harper, Salvador Perez and misc. High End
mamalukabubuday is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 08:22 PM   #84 (permalink)
Member
 
smackvay's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: west virginia
Posts: 6,505
Default

i have 5 triple threads printing plates graded by bgs and they all graded very well other than surface and my average is about an 8 on the surface subgrade
__________________
SUPERCOLLECTOR LOOKING FOR PAT WHITE CARDS
NEED SILVER? HAVE SILVER? PM ME EITHER WAYAS IVE GOT PLENTY OF PAYPAL TO PURCHASE YOUR SILVER
smackvay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2012, 08:47 PM   #85 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: PA
Posts: 5,447
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by barob72 View Post
So I'm the guy who purchased this card and at the outset I didn't question even to the point of leaving positive feedback. I don't go around authenticating and then returning big purchases like this one. It wasn't until a (collector) friend of mine stopped by to see my new purchases (and there have been many ... check my feedback). He pointed out the discrepancy and said for the money it's best to make sure. So I called Topps and opened a ticket with them. They called back today stating they cannot guarantee that it's authentic and when I asked the rep if there were any other examples they could not provide one.
Now speaking to the back of the card. I have another concern regarding the numbering. I own two other 1/1 TTT auto's from Eric Hosmer and none have a sticker affixed to the card reflecting the number. If you look at the attached image it does appear there is a sticker with the number '136'.

Although I trust the seller I'm not certain this is an authentic card. And for the money I spent I want 100% certainty. Ebay protects buyers up to 45 days after purchase so I'm not breaking any rules. This is the very first instance where I am questioning the authenticity of a card. Unfortunately the seller purchased from another person so there is no redemption card to show as further proof.
I'm very sorry it turned out this way because I did want the cards. I'm a die hard Royals fan and heavily invested in both Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas. It makes no difference to me if you agree or disagree because in the end it's my money.

Kyle, Once again I'm sorry with how things turned out. I hope you can find another seller. Maybe there's another Hosmer fan here who will buy it.
Douchebag of the year!
coyne81486 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2013, 05:57 PM   #86 (permalink)
Member
 
barob72's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 503
Default

Sad how degrading and low people can be with how they refer to others they know nothing about. I'm not friends with anyone on this board, and after reading most of these posts I'm thankful for that.

I never once had buyers remorse. I never once had the need for money. I never once tried to use ebay to my advantage. I stick to everything previously stated in my single post.

I noticed the OP neglected to follow up after all was said and done. I did submit the card for grading with the understanding that if Beckett was unable to authenticate I would proceed with my claim. The one and only thing I am negligent in is not having the full information on the card prior to purchase. I've been collecting cards longer than most on this board but up to this point had not purchased printing plates. The opportunity on this one could not be passed up so I negotiated a great price and made the deal. It wasn't until someone else looking at my collection (and obviously just as ignorant as me on printing plates) noticed the difference between this one and a few others I had also recently purchased. It was then I contacted the seller which ultimately led me to submit to Beckett (and by the way it was also my suggestion to submit to Beckett).

I could care less if you block or curse me. I've got thick skin. But it bothers me the bravery and crass people, human beings, show when they are typing on a keyboard. Would you call out these same names to me face to face? I find it difficult that you would. I did nothing more than take steps to protect myself through ebay. I was very clear with the seller time and again .... time and again ... that I didn't want to return the card but did want certainty it was legitimate. Beckett not only verified that but graded it mint in the process so I guess karma worked out in the end. Case closed.
barob72 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2013, 06:36 PM   #87 (permalink)
Member
 
lobo_hacker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 2,097
Send a message via Yahoo to lobo_hacker
Default

""Once again I'm sorry with how things turned out. I hope you can find another seller. Maybe there's another Hosmer fan here who will buy it.""

""I was very clear with the seller time and again .... time and again ... that I didn't want to return the card but did want certainty it was legitimate""


-Putting aside the necro for a second, coupled with your opening of an eBay claim, you do realize these contradict each other?

Good.

I don't think folks would have reacted so bad had you not filed a case on it. Such was not required to obtain proof of legitimacy. This was demonstrated not only in this thread (showing examples of this type of card) but in your ultimate decision to submit for authentication as settlement. You could have easily done this without reporting/opening a case.

That part about you contacting Topps and expecting help was cute. Lesson learned, i trust.

As an aside, to your point of being a collector since before i was in diapers, then how the heck do you not know to check something out first before you bid? All these factors tend to show that you are not the kind of experienced collector/buyer some want to fuss with on eBay.

To me, at least, that's the rub. And potentially abusing the refund/case system when the investment didn't look as good as when you made the purchase. But that's a topic for another time, i think.

lobo_hacker, who kinda thinks a necro of more than 30 days is bad form

Last edited by lobo_hacker; 01-11-2013 at 06:40 PM.
lobo_hacker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2013, 06:44 PM   #88 (permalink)
Member
 
mnvikingstwins's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Land of 11,842 lakes
Posts: 27,913
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by barob72 View Post
Sad how degrading and low people can be with how they refer to others they know nothing about. I'm not friends with anyone on this board, and after reading most of these posts I'm thankful for that.

I never once had buyers remorse. I never once had the need for money. I never once tried to use ebay to my advantage. I stick to everything previously stated in my single post.

I noticed the OP neglected to follow up after all was said and done. I did submit the card for grading with the understanding that if Beckett was unable to authenticate I would proceed with my claim. The one and only thing I am negligent in is not having the full information on the card prior to purchase. I've been collecting cards longer than most on this board but up to this point had not purchased printing plates. The opportunity on this one could not be passed up so I negotiated a great price and made the deal. It wasn't until someone else looking at my collection (and obviously just as ignorant as me on printing plates) noticed the difference between this one and a few others I had also recently purchased. It was then I contacted the seller which ultimately led me to submit to Beckett (and by the way it was also my suggestion to submit to Beckett).

I could care less if you block or curse me. I've got thick skin. But it bothers me the bravery and crass people, human beings, show when they are typing on a keyboard. Would you call out these same names to me face to face? I find it difficult that you would. I did nothing more than take steps to protect myself through ebay. I was very clear with the seller time and again .... time and again ... that I didn't want to return the card but did want certainty it was legitimate. Beckett not only verified that but graded it mint in the process so I guess karma worked out in the end. Case closed.
How about this one wise guy. Are there any Hosmer TTT Rising Rookies that are not autographed? How about any Hosmer TTT Rising Rookies that aren't on card autographs? Is there anything that looks suspicious about the card to believe it would be fake? Three no's so far. If you had any background knowledge in the least of printing plates, it's pretty obvious based on the coloring of the plate and the on card autograph that the card is real.
__________________
102 plate autos so far: photobucket.com/plateautographs #BoLieve
Collect Ra'Shede Hageman, Trevor Plouffe, Kennys Vargas, Adam Brett Walker, Twins Printing Plates, Eric Decker
Jeremiah 29:11: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
mnvikingstwins is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Copyright © 2013, Blowout Cards Inc.