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Old 01-09-2019, 10:51 PM
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Iíve seen 5 of the blues since Iíve been collecting the errors. Benís copy, 2 PSA 9ís I bought a few years ago(both pictured with a 2nd zoomed image of each), another card on Ebay that I missed around the same time that I purchased the 9ís and the 5th is a card I saw back in 2014 that I saw as a completed sale(also attached). They all seem legit. These versions are the easiest to read the letters in Marlboro that Iíve seen outside of Kevinís clear card. The way that they are tinted doesnít really fall in line with all the other versions though.
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Old 01-10-2019, 08:49 PM
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Hey guys. I don't know exactly how many Johnson Marlboro-type errors I have, probably about 100 or so.

I only have the one "clear" sign version.

A version that doesn't get a lot of pub has a mid-level greenish filter placed over the entire sign. None of the words "Marlboro" nor the cowboy are obscured. There is just what looks like a green filter over the ad. Very, very tough version. It looks similar to the blue version shown above.

While I am sure the Ripken '89 Fleers have been faked from time to time, there are FF reprints, white scribble reprints, and white out fakes; however, I am pretty convinced that there are very few, if any, fake Randy Johnson Marlboro cards. This is not a card that people are getting rich off of.
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Old 01-10-2019, 10:42 PM
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Pretty sure this is the green version used to make the blue cards. Sorry for the bad picture, when I find my blue card and one of my green versions I will update with a much better scan. I pulled these off the web.

As far as the comment about why would someone fake/alter a cheap card. Because scammers will do almost anything to make even $.25 on a card. Just look at the guy that this forum exposed switching out T206 cards in those newer Topps holders. Scammers actually love people that think no one fakes cheap cards.
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Old 01-29-2019, 11:12 AM
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DEEADE7B-6ACB-4DE3-875B-B4E896E440D9.jpgI finished up scanning all the Marlboro errors we have.We have 1120 cards, 310 PSA graded and 92 graded by BGS. Iíll be posting them all to My Flickr page soon so that anyone can view them and compare them to their own variations. Unfortunately the graded cards donít scan real well. I still have to go through and crop all the images down to a size that works better to view on Flickr before I post them as well. I came across this little beauty towards the end of the scanning process. It looks very similar to some of the box versions,but the color is very different. It appears to me to be a dark blue version. You canít really tell from the image, but with some decent light you can read the Marlboro lettering pretty well. Thereís a pretty big jump from the other blue cards Iíve seen to this version. Does anyone have any blue cards that they could share an image of?
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Old 01-29-2019, 01:08 PM
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Attachment 342557I finished up scanning all the Marlboro errors we have.We have 1120 cards, 310 PSA graded and 92 graded by BGS. Iíll be posting them all to My Flickr page soon so that anyone can view them and compare them to their own variations. Unfortunately the graded cards donít scan real well. I still have to go through and crop all the images down to a size that works better to view on Flickr before I post them as well. I came across this little beauty towards the end of the scanning process. It looks very similar to some of the box versions,but the color is very different. It appears to me to be a dark blue version. You canít really tell from the image, but with some decent light you can read the Marlboro lettering pretty well. Thereís a pretty big jump from the other blue cards Iíve seen to this version. Does anyone have any blue cards that they could share an image of?
That is a very cool card. 1120 WOW, I guess I don't have as bad of a hoarding problem as I thought.
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