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post Mar 5 2011, 10:24 AM
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There used to be a seller on eBay that had some of the most unbelievably outrageous eBay prices on cards that you could possible imagine. I ran a thread for a while where we documented those, but eventually the seller disappeared from eBay.

I thought I would revive the idea though and showcase some of the more unbelievable auctions/Buy it Nows that I could find. These will include cards that actually sell for prices that will blow your mind, and cards that are listed with Buy it Now prices that are incredibly unrealistic.

So, here's my first installation.

eBay Auction (Item number: 350425775987)

This is an absolutely gorgeous card, but notice that it is ON SALE for 50% off. The original listing price was $1501.00. HA HA! Even now at $750.50 no one will ever buy this card. EVER. Also, if you're the lucky purchaser of this overpriced card, you get to pay $12.00 shipping!!!

So, what do A-Rod 1/1 Auto/GU really go for???

Well, no one really knows because no one lists an A-Rod 1/1 auto as a live auction anymore. Instead they are all listed with super high Buy it Now prices that no one will pay. A completed auction search on eBay yields only one closed listing where the card actually sold. That was a 2006 Bowman Originals Buy Back A-Rod auto hand-numbered 1/1. It sold for $142.50. There are Topps Triple Threads Triple Jersey White Whale 1/1 Autos that are listed with BIN for $425.00 that did not sell. I'm guessing market value for an A-Rod 1/1 Auto, even one as nice as the 2004 Diamond Kings listed above is less than $200.

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Luke2411   Luke2411's Outrageous eBay Auction Thread   Mar 5 2011, 10:24 AM
MaddenRq53   Didn't catch the last thread. This seems fun, ...   Mar 5 2011, 12:10 PM
aceecards   that is about 3 times too much in my opinion unles...   Mar 5 2011, 12:34 PM
sschind   Not all cards listed with outrageous BINs are put ...   Mar 5 2011, 02:02 PM
Luke2411   I am completely aware of all these things. In ...   Mar 5 2011, 02:15 PM
sschind   Don't get your undies in a bunch Luke. Obvi...   Mar 6 2011, 06:28 PM
Luke2411   For those interested, here is the original thread....   Mar 5 2011, 02:35 PM
Luke2411   Here's one that made me a do a double take. 2...   Mar 5 2011, 07:22 PM
edgerrin32   I see crazy prices on Edgerrin cards I want all th...   Mar 6 2011, 12:50 AM
chopinalex   Burbank I believe uses 85% of the high book valu...   Mar 12 2011, 07:13 PM
ffman   Jeremy, phsyochick That is all. Edit: Got me a...   Mar 6 2011, 06:50 PM
Luke2411   Yep, she/he was awesome.   Mar 12 2011, 07:05 PM
Luke2411   Here's a new entry: 260743302387 I'm no...   Mar 12 2011, 07:07 PM
RGBII   [b]Yes, they did indeed massacre this card post-p...   Mar 12 2011, 07:18 PM
aceecards   what he said x2!   Mar 12 2011, 07:53 PM
road_runner_1964   psychochick was classic...   Mar 12 2011, 08:04 PM
Avaholicforever   Uhm.... wow? 270706401146 Not sure what else to ...   Apr 2 2011, 04:29 PM
Gadsden86   Crazy.   Apr 2 2011, 04:54 PM
cardcrazed   ................. :huh: thats insane! Justin   Apr 2 2011, 05:16 PM
Beavers98   Funny thread..I like it..   Apr 8 2011, 09:58 AM
msw_sportscards   Here's a good one.   Apr 8 2011, 02:55 PM
cardcrazed   I may just take him up on this offer........but...   Apr 14 2011, 12:03 AM
edgerrin32   That Wilt is a steal!! I paid twice that f...   Apr 8 2011, 08:24 PM
Luke2411   I'm pretty sure that they didn't make Worl...   Apr 13 2011, 09:18 PM
aceecards   he still coaches sometimes? and the cards were i...   Apr 13 2011, 10:50 PM
Luke2411   That could be it. Good call.   Apr 14 2011, 01:52 PM
msw_sportscards   I believe he has held the position of Special Assi...   Apr 14 2011, 02:18 PM
Luke2411   This is one of those where you could get a great s...   May 13 2011, 03:36 PM
aceecards   how could..? What the..? I mean it is right th...   May 13 2011, 08:14 PM
Luke2411   My sentiments exactly. Maybe I should have said...   May 13 2011, 11:42 PM
Luke2411   200611376191 I've gotten into autographed bas...   May 26 2011, 11:01 AM
Luke2411   300571223483 This sketch artist is giving dd316 s...   Jun 28 2011, 10:53 AM
msw_sportscards   :lol: Ahahahahaha.....read the questions from bu...   Jun 28 2011, 11:05 AM
msw_sportscards   Nevermind.   Jun 28 2011, 11:07 AM
Luke2411   Holy Cow!!! I have this ball sitting o...   Jun 30 2012, 04:46 PM
aceecards   I NEED TWO OF THOSE!!   Jun 30 2012, 06:33 PM

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