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  • posted a message on [[Official]] Miscut, Misprint, Foreign, Foil &Other Oddities Price Thread.
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    Quote from magisis »
    Looking for a couple foreign foil prices that I will be getting rid of.

    9th ed. Greater Good (Russian)
    9th ed. Greater Good (Japanese)
    Mana Reflection (S-Chinese)
    SOK Sakahima, the Imposter (Chinese)
    7th ed. Equilibrium (Chinese)
    Mirrodin Oblivion Stone (T-Chinese)
    Eventide Flooded Grove (Italian)
    9th ed. Wood Elves (Russian)
    4th ed. FBB Mana Vault (((non-foil Chinese)))
    4th ed. FBB Mind Twist (((non-foil Chinese)))
    Zendikar Oracle of Mul Daya (Japanese) $50?
    Shadowmoor Wooded Bastion (Japanese)
    Exodous Survival of the Fittest (((non-foil Korean))) $50?




    There's a russian wood elves for a little less than $3.

    4th ED FBB Mana Vault is looking to be $20-25, FBB Twist is looking around $10ish.

    You're just about right on the Oracle at $50.

    Cheapest Wooded Bastion I could find was $70.

    Also just about right on the Korean Survival, there's singles around $50 and playsets for $200.

    For the other ITA/ Chinese stuff, I'd try to get at least English foil prices, probably a little less and be happy with it.

    Thanks much for the info! Smile
    Im surprised about the wood elves though. They are played in a lot of EDH decks. I assumed around $15 Frown
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  • posted a message on [[Official]] Miscut, Misprint, Foreign, Foil &Other Oddities Price Thread.
    Quote from M.C.Savage »
    Quote from magisis »
    Looking for a couple foreign foil prices that I will be getting rid of.

    9th ed. Greater Good (Russian)




    I can only say something about the foil Russian Greater Good. I sold mine like 2 years ago on EBay for 99$, after it sat there for a couple of months, until someone bought it.

    Thanks. I was guessing around $150. I think I got it for $35 like 4 years ago.
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  • posted a message on [[Official]] Miscut, Misprint, Foreign, Foil &Other Oddities Price Thread.
    Looking for a couple foreign foil prices that I will be getting rid of.

    9th ed. Greater Good (Russian)
    9th ed. Greater Good (Japanese)
    Mana Reflection (S-Chinese)
    SOK Sakahima, the Imposter (Chinese)
    7th ed. Equilibrium (Chinese)
    Mirrodin Oblivion Stone (T-Chinese)
    Eventide Flooded Grove (Italian)
    9th ed. Wood Elves (Russian)
    4th ed. FBB Mana Vault (((non-foil Chinese)))
    4th ed. FBB Mind Twist (((non-foil Chinese)))
    Zendikar Oracle of Mul Daya (Japanese) $50?
    Shadowmoor Wooded Bastion (Japanese)
    Exodous Survival of the Fittest (((non-foil Korean))) $50?

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  • posted a message on Zendikar FOIL Lands selling help
    Quote from Thylakaleo
    They usually go for about 10 a piece. You could probably make close to a grand if you sold them all individually, but that is going to take a long time. If you put a deal on it, you could probably clock about 500 selling them 20 at a time for 100 bucks per bundle of 20. That isn't bad prices at 5 each, but i don't know how many people will be willing to drop that much on lands, especially when the foils tend to warp.


    SCG buylists these for anywhere from $6 (crappy mountains)-to $17.50 (island). They buylist at an average of $9. I seriously hope you can do a lot better than $5 per Wow.
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  • posted a message on original vs ?
    Quote from Darksinger
    Quote from cme

    And there are a few examples of black bordered cards having better value than a white bordered card.


    White bordered cards are reprints, so chances are that more or less all original black boarder versions are more worth than the white border ones.


    Except for P3K Smile
    Also to the OP, Judge Foils may tend to hold more value than original printings.
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  • posted a message on Gencon and photography
    Quote from urweak
    What is the first photograph you are working on?


    If you are still interested:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mwhitepix/13438588675/

    I may have some minor tweaking to do, but it's very close to what I was envisioning
    LMK if I should've just PMed you rather than replying.
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  • posted a message on [[FTV]] Announcing: From the Vault: Annihilation [Mothership]
    Quote from Eunomiac

    And do we really think the likely Wrath of God reprint is going to get new art? I usually love new art... but I'm surprised to say I was a little disappointed to hear this. The original Wrath of God art is phenomenal (not to mention its creepy-brilliant synergy with Damnation): That perfectly bright nuclear flash, and the devastation wrought beneath it, has always struck me as representing the wrath of capital-G-God in a way that lightning bolts and white tornadoes would fall far short of.


    Im assuming you mean the 7th-Xth ed art for Wrath. The original ABU art has the piles of dead creatures. As an old school player, that art is still my favorite.
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  • posted a message on Gencon and photography
    Quote from urweak
    What is the first photograph you are working on?


    The next one after Yoda is Vader, Luke and The Emperor.
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  • posted a message on Gencon and photography




    Quote from bLatch
    Regardless of what you end up deciding to do, make sure you get approval from GenCon. GenCon is, in some ways, very strictt about what they allow to be sold and where. If you aren't part of the booth, they may require you to pay for a booth in order to sell product, even if its being sold at a booth that is already paid for. They also have designated areas for artists (which I believe includes photography, but I could be wrong), and they try and keep all that type of material together so that could be an issue as well.

    That said, the GenCon folks are great to work with, and will generally be helpful. Its as simple as sending the right person an e-mail saying "Hey, I want to do this, is that OK, and if it isn't what do I need to do to make it ok"?

    Getting permission now is better than having to pull it all down because you did some minor thing wrong.



    Thank you for the insight! I will certainly look into it.
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  • posted a message on Gencon and photography
    Thank you to everyone for actually replying. Now for a few clarifications: First I wouldn't be getting a booth, I am working in one, so therefore would just have to kick up to the booth owner a percentage of any sales, we already have methods of payment accounted for (it is a brand specific booth that sells games, ie. Avalon Hill, Rio Grand, Mayfair, etc.). Secondly, I am looking at selling somewhat artistic/dramatic photos of lego star wars/toys, not the toys themselves. Last clarification, I am interested in finding if there is a market for a small series of images (including the one I linked) that would be somewhat more artistic. I was fooling around as a side project on the more comical, fun images to those that explored my flickr. Those images would not be part of this line.

    That being said, I am asking if a series of 4 images, in a similar viewpoint, with perhaps other lighting techniques to the Master Yoda shot would be worth taking to gencon. I am not planning on framing diorama shots, only a more dramatic toy image. I currently have one more in the series, just need to finish post-processing. The other two are only in my head at this moment. So I guess without seeing the others, would the Yoda shot sell?

    Thank you for the links, they are pretty cool.
    Also, I'm OK with criticism, it is the only way to get better Smile
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  • posted a message on Gencon and photography
    Nobody?
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  • posted a message on Gencon and photography
    Hi, I usually try to attend Gencon each year, and this year may be helping in a friends booth. I have seen artists/photographers there before and am curious if they sell much. I am thinking about bringing a few select images/prints. Is there enough interest for Star Wars/toys/still life work there? Would something like this sell:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mwhitepix/13183306254/

    I play a lot of games and whatnot, but my photography is mostly wildlife, pets, and landscapes. I just started shooting macro, and what I like, others may not. I appreciate any helpful insight as to if this is a fruitless idea on my part. Thanks!


    P.S.
    if anyone is interested in checking out some of my other stuff, I am in the process of starting up a website and could use some help/constructed criticism! DISCLAIMER:I know pretty much nothing about making a website
    http://mwhitepix.viewbook.com
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  • posted a message on Judge Promos' prices
    You guys are also forgetting the amount of these foils that go into cubes. Foil cubes have become a pretty big thing.
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  • posted a message on 400$ investment
    Quote from Prophet_DNA
    Did you forget to read over this part or just read the part that you highlighted?

    You can absolutely advise someone to put their money in precious metals. My point is just because Magic is '"cardboard", I don't think is a good enough reason to tell someone not to put money into it. Diversity is a good thing.
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  • posted a message on 400$ investment
    Quote from Prophet_DNA
    Silver and Gold has a very long history of being worth something alot longer then MTG and PM's will be worth something a lot longer in the future then MTG. Simply put it is because MTG is just cardboard...

    And I am not sure where you are getting your information from, but 20 years ago you would have bought say gold at about $400 an oz... today that same oz would be $1,335. I would say that is a pretty good return...

    You can't compare PM's to MTG because MTG is cardboard and PM's are precious metals... can you make money and treat MTG as a stock commodity and make some money... sure but nothing wrong with advising someone to purchase silver if they want to "invest" in something...

    apples to oranges here...

    And 18 years ago you could buy an Underground Sea for $4 and now they are $180 TCG, I would say that is a pretty good return.

    I have heard of people in finance actually investing a small amount of their portfolio in Magic cards on the reserved list. Just because it's cardboard doesn't mean it's not a valuable asset. Just in the last year, you could make quite a bit buying and sitting on The Abyss, Chains of Mephistopheles, Nether Void, Gaea's Cradle, Karakas, and others. I wouldn't rush out to put $100,000 into it, but there is absolutely money to be made here.
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