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Old 05-17-2008, 01:56 PM   #1
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Default What to do with Error card? Missing auto 07/08 Ultimate

I opend 3 cases of Ultimate 2007-2008

I noticed this error.

Bobby Ryan Ultimate rookie # to 399 NO AUTO (on back it says congratulations on receiving an auto)

I also got a Auto version in same case.

Should I put it out there for sale as an error? or return to Upper Deck for replacement?

Opinions welcomed.
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Old 05-17-2008, 02:10 PM   #2
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I don't know if I would really classify it as an error but more of a mistake. The actual card itself is the same as the autographed version but it most likely skipped over by Ryan when he was signing them. I didn't see any other non-autographed versions on ebay or beckett right now. The autographed version seems to be going for around $10-$20. I would think yours would be worth more than the real version but not a lot.
You should list it with a high BIN and take offers to get a feel for what the market is willing to pay.
Also, for a card like this you might want to send messages to people that bid on the autographed version on ebay to let them know it is out there. It can't hurt.
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Old 05-17-2008, 02:43 PM   #3
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fish is right..... it's not an error. return it to upper deck for a replacement. maybe they don't have anymore and will send you something nicer.
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Old 05-17-2008, 02:47 PM   #4
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Shoot...I'd try to sell it first for a higher value than what his autos are going for..if not one bites, then return it...or try and sell them both as a set?
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Old 05-17-2008, 09:05 PM   #5
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I just opened a 07 sweet-spot football tin with my shop owner,

he pulled a anthony gonzalez auto /399 cool
i opend my tin pulled a anthony gonzalez auto /399 not cool

flipped it over says : congrats, you just pulled a auto card from peyton manning. shop owners card was congrats gonzo.

I called ud and they told me that they would do nothing about it.
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Old 05-17-2008, 10:56 PM   #6
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Maybe Upper Deck is cracking down for whatever reason, or got a new dept. head in Customer Service? I was at our local card show last weekend and a guy had a similar story. 2007 Sweet Spot Helmet Auto from Greg Olsen (Bear's rookie) but no auto. He was selling it as an "error" and I mentioned he should just sent it back to UD. He said he had called and they would not do anything about it. Write in to Beckett w/ a nice photo and a sob story and see if they will print it? Seems like the complaints that are in Beckett tend to get resolved w/ extra goodies thrown in on top.
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