Combusken/Charmeleon error

Discussion in 'Collecting and Card Price Discussion' started by Magic_Umbreon, Nov 18, 2007.

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  1. Magic_Umbreon

    Magic_Umbreon Researching Tower Scientist, Retired

  2. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    I asked to see the back of the card.
    That should help me determine if it's real of fake.

    Not saying the seller made a fake, but he might have gotten one without knowing it.
  3. TheDarkTwins

    TheDarkTwins Active Member

    See, I would have a hard time thinking it is fake, mostly because the seller has a 100% positive feedback rating with 275 or so feedback.

  4. KazamBolt

    KazamBolt Active Member

    That is one funny looking card.
  5. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    If it was real, it means that there is a whole sheet like that.
    Why would no one have heard about it until now?
    I asked for a scan of the back.
    He put it up.
    Looking at it, I see it is one of those counterfeits.
    I'm not saying he made it or knows that it's fake.
    He probably is selling in good faith.
  6. Jason

    Jason New Member

    since its an aussie seller... *goes o check my charmeleons* hmmmm....

    Back to back posts merged. The following information has been added:

    eh. just checked
    and it turns out that a few of my charmeleons were errors. lol
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2007
  7. TheDarkTwins

    TheDarkTwins Active Member

    I think I have heard of the error before, I believe there was one up a while back when PK first came out. I am about 95% positive this is a real error.

  8. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Well, this is the biggest community of Pokemon collectors online.
    This is a group where dozens of members have the base set Wartortle error.

    Does anyone on the Gym have this error card?
    Not heard of it, but actually have it.
  9. Mew*

    Mew* Active Member

    The value of this guy is about a nickel. Since it is obviously a fake now, it is basically worthless. Oh, and one time on eBay I found another fake card from Power Keepers, it was Flygon ex non-holo. This must be one of the more commonly counterfeited set =/

    Look how the Copyright symbol and words 2007 are blurrier than anything else on the bottom of the card.
  10. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    I give him top marks for posting my email!
    If he has anything for sale that you want, but it.
    He is a classy seller.
  11. Ikari

    Ikari New Member

    Fake... look at the energys simbols... it happen in a lot of fakes, the Collorless "Star" its too big for the circle. Also the back looks like fake.
  12. Mewstor

    Mewstor New Member

    That's a classy fake :p

    Like said, colorless energy symbols star is too big. All of the energy symbols are too big. The cards name (Combusken) looks like it has the same font as the real cards but look at the spaces between the letters. Too wide. And either the seller had a bad scanner or the cards colors are way off balance.

    My opinion? Fake. (Or someone come and prove otherwise)
  13. PokePop

    PokePop Administrator

    Yeah, I noticed the energy symbols too when I relooked at it later, but I had already emailed him by then
  14. Mew*

    Mew* Active Member

    I think it is funny how somebody actually bid on it. So, I guess its value is $.99 + shipping from a foreign country :lol:. I was wrong.about saying a nickel.... so far it is worth about 20 times my prediction :nonono: -and that is not even considering the shipping costs!
  15. wolfgirl01

    wolfgirl01 New Member


    i have one of the cards i found it and was wondering if it was a fake or not so i looked it up i also have another charmeleoon card which says evolves from vulpix was that another mistake or a fake i think im gonna look it up but im beting its a fake
  16. DJGigabyte

    DJGigabyte Forum Moderator

    Locking because of the 3+ year bump.
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