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EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 102 - June 13, 2001 - ISSN 1539-5065    2 of 3

Fake Honus Wagner Baseball Draws $20,000 in Bids

By Ina Steiner
June 13, 2001

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A Honus Wagner card tagged as a fake by MSNBC drew bids as high as $20,000 on Wednesday, and had pulled in 29 bidders during its 7 day listing. The T206 Honus Wagner card, an extremely rare baseball card, continued to attract bidders even after seven would-be buyers retracted their bids and identified the card as a fake. For complete story: http://www.msnbc.com/news/586946.asp

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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com.

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