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Miscards

Postby subzero » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:20 pm

Just having a look at some good ol' vintage SW porn on google..... :wink: and noticed this 'Vader' miscard, I find it quite interesting to look at.

It's got me thinking do collectors hunt these down at all as a kind of niche?, although just a factory error i'm taking it they are way up there with some of the rarest figures?

How crazy do these miscards get?, such as a Jawa on a Stormie card, or a Wicket on a Yoda card :lol: .. does anyone on here own any cool miscards?

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Re: Miscards

Postby lejackal » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:28 pm

Gary Smith owns a fair few, think he has a limelight somewhere on here. This interview from Joes site will give you a decent insight
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Re: Miscards

Postby subzero » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:33 pm

lejackal wrote:Gary Smith owns a fair few, think he has a limelight somewhere on here. This interview from Joes site will give you a decent insight
http://trilogo.info/trilogo-collector-i ... ary-smith/


Hoth Stormie on an FX-7 card :lol: :lol: it really does get that crazy!

Thanks for that i'm gonna have a good read of that later. :)
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Re: Miscards

Postby apack7229 » Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:28 pm

I saw a graded jawa on a fett cardback sell on ebay earlier this year.

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Re: Miscards

Postby subzero » Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:29 am

apack7229 wrote:I saw a graded jawa on a fett cardback sell on ebay earlier this year.

Edit: Found a photo.sss.png


:lol: :lol:

Do you remember how much it went for?, iv'e not seen one for sale yet.
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Re: Miscards

Postby MikeStrange » Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:46 am

Here's the only Miscard I own. As you can see it's an easy mistake to make :D
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Re: Miscards

Postby Cardbackkid » Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:07 am

So is your yak/warok miscard a genuine miscard as I believe the small bubble miscards are considered Intentional miscards ?

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Re: Miscards

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:13 am

A lot of people collect them as part of their focus. For example Rich has a cool R5D4 / Biker Scout miscard as part of his R5D4 collection, you can see on his limelight here
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Re: Miscards

Postby pizzathehutt » Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:35 am

I love the miscard focus!

I remember seeing them pop up now and again on ebay around 2003-2005 and not really go for much money, seems to be quite a following for them now though, weequay on a barada card springs to mind

I've had carded figures with the wrong weapons inside in the past but never with the wrong figure

be interested in knowing how many exhist
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Re: Miscards

Postby subzero » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:29 am

Cool Yak miscard, I can see that he was also packed without the staff?

Also neat Biker Scout on the R4 card. :D
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Re: Miscards

Postby apack7229 » Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:28 pm

The fett sold for $6,300 and came with the original target receipt.
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Re: Miscards

Postby MikeStrange » Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:49 pm

Cardbackkid wrote:So is your yak/warok miscard a genuine miscard as I believe the small bubble miscards are considered Intentional miscards ?


Yes, I also own a Yak with Palace Blaster which has the smaller miscard bubble and on the correct cardback.

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Re: Miscards

Postby pizzathehutt » Wed Nov 22, 2017 3:12 pm

I bought a trilogo imperial dignitary nearly 10 years ago from snoopers/toy toni that had a palace blaster

ended up selling it for a bit more than I paid for it

that's the only pic I have of it but you can see the blaster in the bubble (no idea if it was legit though)
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Re: Miscards

Postby Mr-shifter » Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:31 pm

I have a small run of miscards. 7 to be presise. They tend not to come up much at the moment and people think they are gold when they do but there are a few around. Hope
To add a couple more next year. Gary has the most comprehensive run of tri miscards but there are a few foreign variants that he doesn’t bother with. Iain gravitates towards these and Frank has a few as well, plus a couple of Facebook guys actively persue them as well. I guess it is niche and can be daunting to get into.

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Re: Miscards

Postby pizzathehutt » Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:49 pm

I’d seen those weequay ones before

That madine on a chewy is bad ass!
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