Pack sealing error cards

Discussion in 'Collecting and Card Price Discussion' started by Jran Sakarra, May 18, 2008.

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  1. Jran Sakarra

    Jran Sakarra Active Member

    I wans wonding if a pack sealing error decreasses the value of a card.
    I got a Dawn Stadium with indents on the top of the card from the thing that seals the packs.
    On the smae day a little kid at the pre-release got a Leafeon Lv.X and it was a pack sealing error one too.
    Does this increases the price or decrease it?
  2. pokemonmike

    pokemonmike Active Member

    If it was for collection purposes then I would say it decreases the value , for playing purposes it wouldn't make to much of a difference in value, maybe a little less value.
  3. Skitty

    Skitty New Member

    If you can find the right person then you can get more for them. I've seem misprint collecters buy them for double the normal card's worth.
  4. davidy321

    davidy321 New Member

    Imo it isn't a good thing because tbh the indents aren't hard to do if someone wanted to
  5. Mew*

    Mew* Active Member

    I think it should have a pretty big affect on a playable card's value since it basically makes it so damaged you can't use it. It would be considered a marked card. Maybe PUI would replace it or let you use a proxy for the card since it came that way straight from the booster, I'm not really sure, but it would be a hassle. If I was looking for a card to put in my deck, I wouldn't want one severely damaged like that.
  6. Chu51595

    Chu51595 New Member

    It's a minor error, depends if you want to play it or not. With sleeves(which most use), it's fine, so I'd say its no big deal
  7. AnimeDDR110

    AnimeDDR110 New Member

    I got two of those at my MD prerelease. One was an energy restore and the other is a bronzor.
  8. pokemonmike

    pokemonmike Active Member

    selaed error cards are not damaged beyond use as if you use sleeves which pretty much everyone in tourney's do you wouldn't be able to tell the difference in a sleeve.

    And unless it is a card worth the postage it is worthless to send to POP for replacement.

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