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Who won the EW 27 9.8 VVSS?

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I got swooped - someone got a steal - I should have gone higher but dang eBay got hung while I was raising it - oh well just hope it was someone here!


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Re: Who won the EW 27 9.8 VFSS?

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/254588098378

And now I am more annoyed - I tried to bid 201.15 and must have hit 102 instead lol


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Oh wow! I missed that one. I think it was a real miss to not describe that properly in the title. I would have paid handsomely for it. That should have been a four figure book.

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No kidding, someone got a steal facepalm

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I didn't see it, that's for sure. :lol:

Who won, and more importantly, who are the other bidders that saw it and didn't bother bidding above $100?

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Wow, had I known..it would be mine.

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That should have been a lesson for people on eBay, all he had to do is put the word Valiant in the title and I would have seen it. That normally how I search, Valiant CGC 9.8.
I am not sure if it is a 4 figure book, but it should have gone for at least $400.
I bought my raw for $150 as a buy it now. It is a solid 9.6 if I was to grade it, would have been nice to of gotten this book.
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It may be worth noting that Ebay has done some changes that broke sniping software.
Not saying that happened here, since none of us even saw the auction... but if someone did set a snipe, it probably didn't fire.

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Why feeBay is trying to make sniping more difficult is beyond me. I would think they would encourage it. Only 1 of the sniping sites I use is working properly right now so that might have something to do with some auction results we are seeing.

On the other hand I am not sure how much interest there is in CGC 9.8 VVSS books. I didn’t see this Eternal Warrior auction and would have bid more but last week I picked up a 9.8 VVSS Armorines 1 for $100.

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I know CKB sold a 9.6 a year ago for $300. There is only 1 9.8 on the census, presumably this one. I would have paid 4 figures for it. I had four figure offers for my Harbinger TPB 2nd print, which I traded for a Cary Nord painted cover.

Refardless, the seller missed an opportunity for certain.

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BTW, my anecdotal experience was this was the hardest Valiant book for me to find outside of the X-O Iron Man preview book. It took me years. I buy them whenever I can. They are great trade fodder.

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nycjadie wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 1:21:21 pm
I know CKB sold a 9.6 a year ago for $300. There is only 1 9.8 on the census, presumably this one. I would have paid 4 figures for it. I had four figure offers for my Harbinger TPB 2nd print, which I traded for a Cary Nord painted cover.

Refardless, the seller missed an opportunity for certain.
What is a Harbinger TPB 2nd print?

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Assuming the seller knew it was the only 9.8, you think they would have put it up for a buy it now to control the total amount.

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nycjadie wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 1:21:21 pm
I would have paid 4 figures for it
I don’t doubt it went cheap but I don’t think at auction you would have had to pay close to 4 figures for it as in that range you likely would only be bidding against yourself. I see this as maybe a $250-400 book. It is quite niche (I like collecting niche things - it is easier on the wallet).

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syzhang28 wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 8:16:53 pm
nycjadie wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 1:21:21 pm
I know CKB sold a 9.6 a year ago for $300. There is only 1 9.8 on the census, presumably this one. I would have paid 4 figures for it. I had four figure offers for my Harbinger TPB 2nd print, which I traded for a Cary Nord painted cover.

Refardless, the seller missed an opportunity for certain.
What is a Harbinger TPB 2nd print?
The 90s Harbinger TPB went to a 2nd print. There is no outward indication on the cover between first and second prints - the second print was not polybagged with the Harbinger 0 blue cover, so it looks just like an opened first print. On the first page it is clearly marked SECOND PRINT.

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It was me. I couldn’t believe how lucky I was with this. I just received it today and was waiting for a safe arrival before posting anything.

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geocarr wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 10:47:06 am
It was me. I couldn’t believe how lucky I was with this.
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magnusr wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 12:00:50 pm
geocarr wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 10:47:06 am
It was me. I couldn’t believe how lucky I was with this.
:clap: :high-five:

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Whew! Glad it went to someone on the board and another old timer too lol
That is an amazing pick up and i think BTE is right should be a 4 figure book -
Geo please tell me your top bid was more than $300 so I can sleep better on missing this


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Really glad it found a good home. And you know where to go when you are ready to sell. ;)

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Thanks everyone! It's felt like Christmas Day all day!
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geocarr wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 10:47:06 am
It was me. I couldn’t believe how lucky I was with this. I just received it today and was waiting for a safe arrival before posting anything.

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out of curiosity what was your max bid?
And congrates
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battlepark wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 10:11:31 am
out of curiosity what was your max bid?
And congrates
I won't say what my max bid was but I'll say that I was bidding to win it given my perceived rarity of a 9.8 EW 27 VVSS but I also believe I would have been outbid if any of at least 3 other Valiant collectors had been bidding on the same auction.
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battlepark wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 11:53:57 pm
That should have been a lesson for people on eBay, all he had to do is put the word Valiant in the title and I would have seen it. That normally how I search, Valiant CGC 9.8.
I am not sure if it is a 4 figure book, but it should have gone for at least $400.
I bought my raw for $150 as a buy it now. It is a solid 9.6 if I was to grade it, would have been nice to of gotten this book.
Lol same it's my saved search as well

Never saw this damn thing..... wish I still didn't


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