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(08-02-2012 05:46 PM)rjcj2017 Wrote: Slightly OT, but Leaf just bought my Sidney Crosby auto on the bay.
Their eBay ID is topdollar4autos or something like that.
I don't know how to feel about it ... they paid quickly and everything, so the deal was fine.
It just seems odd that they can buy other companies' cards on the secondary market without having any licensing whatsoever and sell other companies' cards for a profit.
I mean, I know they include their own cards, but seriously, why are people actually buying them? Because of the vintage A-Rods, Pucketts, Jeters, etc. ... not the unlicensed Sutton and Cepeda autos (no offense, those are good pulls, I just think they're not really the main draw.)
(08-02-2012 06:39 PM)Thunderup33 Wrote: I look at it just like an LCS buying from Topps and then selling to consumers or someone opening a box and selling the singles on eBay. Leaf is just taking it to a higher level.
(08-02-2012 08:31 PM)joe callahan13 Wrote: That's why they buy them on Ebay and such. It is not illegal for them to buy/sell, they legally acquired the card from you or other collectors. So it is their property to do with as they choose. The other card companies would not sell them the autos direct however, so they buy them on the Bay.
Licensing and such doesn't come into play because they didn't create the card, so they don't have to deal with licensing. To sell it, they just need to have legal ownership.
Nice cards, really cool that you pulled something from the Dmitri Young collection!