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Collector Drogio private msg quote post Address this user
Are both sellers still active? If so, look at their auctions to see if there is a similar description style or picture angles/backgrounds.
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It could also be that one bought it from the other and just reused the photos when trying to flip the book...which is against eBay policies I believe as well!
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/FANTASTIC-FOUR-48-HIGH-GRADE-1st-Silver-Surfer-and-Galactus-8-5-9-0-CGC-it/162843684489?hash=item25ea3d6e89:g:FyAAAOSwO9JaPFWx
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Originally Posted by comic_book_man
ducatidesmod16rr


Interesting, it is the same photo.
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/FANTASTIC-FOUR-48-HIGH-GRADE-OW-W-Pages-1st-Silver-Surfer-and-Galactus-/142631683793?hash=item213582c6d1%3Ag%3AH24AAOSwJtdaOwg5&nma=true&si=h27Eu9oQBRIusaPpA0bWMZnhXas%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

https://www.ebay.com/itm/FANTASTIC-FOUR-48-HIGH-GRADE-1st-Silver-Surfer-and-Galactus-8-5-9-0-CGC-it/162843684489?hash=item25ea3d6e89:g:FyAAAOSwO9JaPFWx
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Is the other posting still up from ducatidesmod16rr? I couldn't find it.

nevermind
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Originally Posted by comic_book_man
Both of the books received were different, and the sellers names/addresses are different - but they are both Oregon, and both with the same counter top and camera angle photo...

Good catch! Yeah, it's the same guy, looks like. The first one, brunsfam, you can see he has recently sold TWO Fantastic Four #48's. The other one, the one not part of the scam above, was offered for sale by ducatidesmod16rr. Listed as "Best offer accepted." Anyway, it's the exact same main picture.

FYI - I did report the original one as fraud. If you are the buyer, you only have limited reporting ability. So I couldn't give any detail ... just a tag (report) and general reason why (fraudulent listing). I will do the same with the second one you found.
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/FANTASTIC-FOUR-48-HIGH-GRADE-1st-Silver-Surfer-and-Galactus-8-5-9-0-CGC-it/162843684489?hash=item25ea3d6e89:g:FyAAAOSwO9JaPFWx


Just reported the item to eBay. Please cosinder to do the same
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I think what he did was have his friend/relative post it for sale for him. So that a smart buyer like you wouldn't see that he bought it as restored previously. I doubt its a duplicate account, ebay is pretty tight on those.
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Originally Posted by DocBrown
https://www.ebay.com/itm/FANTASTIC-FOUR-48-HIGH-GRADE-1st-Silver-Surfer-and-Galactus-8-5-9-0-CGC-it/162843684489?hash=item25ea3d6e89:g:FyAAAOSwO9JaPFWx


This guy has a lot of autographed memorabilia....
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@DocBrown I left ducatidesmod16rr positive feedback and didn't expect anything(assumed accidental, got my return and moved on) until the second restored FF48 book(I used my return money to buy another, the one from brunsfam), and now that I see the same counter top on brunsfam's new listing - both Oregon - both restored FF48 sellers... something is going on here for real.
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Originally Posted by KingNampa
I think what he did was have his friend/relative post it for sale for him. So that a smart buyer like you wouldn't see that he bought it as restored previously. I doubt its a duplicate account, ebay is pretty tight on those.


Could be, could be.
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On a side note, what the heck is up with Oregon area?! So many scammers there.

They all must work out of PGX's garage. lol
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Selling Bricked phones too, just a dishonest person all around...




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If I'm reading this right, they are about an hour from each other.


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On a side note, what the heck is up with Oregon area?! So many scammers there.

They all must work out of PGX's garage. lol


😂
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Originally Posted by poka
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/FANTASTIC-FOUR-48-HIGH-GRADE-1st-Silver-Surfer-and-Galactus-8-5-9-0-CGC-it/162843684489?hash=item25ea3d6e89:g:FyAAAOSwO9JaPFWx


Just reported the item to eBay. Please cosinder to do the same


Thanks Poka for sharing and helping to take these guys down.
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@OGJackster I looked it up West Linn is 1 hour & half drive to PGX "Offices".
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LOL!!!

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@OGJackster I looked it up West Linn is 1 hour & half drive to PGX "Offices".
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Okay, I just got off the phone with eBay. I couldn't find a category for "guy selling under two different accounts," which is why I called them. And then I went ahead and reported the first thing, too, with the fraudulent listing. (Since having two accounts isn't, by itself, against the rules.)

Anyway, I also told him comic_book_man is reporting the same thing, with detailed pictures, and the guy I spoke to will make sure it gets to the right department for further investigation.

Thanks, comic_book_man. I really hate the guys and what they do.
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@everyone

It was a team effort to stop this kind of crap.
Sadly, it's my money that's in limbo right now - but I suppose I can feel good knowing that I wasn't dumb enough to fall for their tricks in the end. If this was a couple years back and I was new to eBay, who knows...come CBCS/CGC delivery...oh look my book is restored... OH SHUCKS, OH WELL!

I think I just need to buy slabbed from here on out, only way to be sure there isn't some little hidden thing I miss in my inspection or even some professional restoration that's just so good I can't tell ( something only CBCS/CGC would catch "the pros" ).
I mean for the price I paid I could of just bought a slabbed book anyway.

ALL I WANT IS FOR STAN TO SIGN MY BOOK, and the con is this weekend so there goes my FF48 Stan Lee dreams. Wait, now some nurses are going after him for sexual abuse? OH GOD...BRING BACK 2017!!!
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Originally Posted by comic_book_man
@everyone

It was a team effort to stop this kind of crap.
Sadly, it's my money that's in limbo right now - but I suppose I can feel good knowing that I wasn't dumb enough to fall for their tricks in the end. If this was a couple years back and I was new to eBay, who knows...come CBCS/CGC delivery...oh look my book is restored... OH SHUCKS, OH WELL!

I think I just need to buy slabbed from here on out, only way to be sure there isn't some little hidden thing I miss in my inspection or even some professional restoration that's just so good I can't tell ( something only CBCS/CGC would catch "the pros" ).
I mean for the price I paid I could of just bought a slabbed book anyway.
ALL I WANT IS FOR STAN TO SIGN MY BOOK, and the con is this weekend so there goes my FF48 Stan Lee dreams. Wait, now some nurses are going after him for sexual abuse? OH GOD...BRING BACK 2017!!!


If you are lucky you might find a FF48 for sale in the Con
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@comic_book_man I got FF #45 & #46 for sale if you want???

#46 already signed by Stan. Back in the day when he signed clearly.

No RESTORATION!


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Originally Posted by poka
If you are lucky you might find a FF48 for sale in the Con


True.

Well at this point I struck out twice with books, and the person who was going to sign the book is on the chopping block for sexual harassment...so things can't get any worse.

We can still catch the criminals, and bring justice back to Gotham!
I mean America...no wait I mean North America...no wait I mean the Northern Hemisphere, no wait I mean all of Earth.

GAH! 2018 YOU'VE LEAD ME DOWN A DARK PATH SO FAR!
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@comic_book_man Don’s necessary avoid to buy ungraded but FF 48 is noctorius for color touch due to its black cover.
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Collector 50AE_DE private msg quote post Address this user
The book sure does look ugly with the reverse spine roll. Isn't this something people do to hide defects on the spine to the back of the book?
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i cannot add to my ever growing block list user id: Brunsfam

does not exist

edit: case sensitive, my bad
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