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Pokemon/A : Platinum Cacturne 42/127 Misprint (TCG)


Hello. I don't know much about Pokemon, but I do know that certain misprint cards can be worth some money. I have a grass type Cacturne issued in 2009. The number is 42/127. I believe it is from the platinum set. In the info under the picture, it says Cscarescrow Pokemon instead of Scarecrow. Towards the bottom of the card the description reads: "It becomes active active at nighr,seeking prey that is exhausted form the day's deset heat." It appears on the card exactly as I have typed it, having 2 actives, night spelled as nighr, no space between nighr and seeking, form when it should be from, and desert spelled as deset. In addition, a colorless energy symbol next to an attack is printed awkwardly, as if it has been doubled up, with half of an energy showing underneath the original one. I was wondering if you knew or knew some one that could tell me if this card is worth a good amount of money and how much. Thank you for your time and sorry for the long question. :)

Hi Noah,

It's indeed Cacturne, number 42 of the 127 cards in the Platinum deck.

I searched for it and normally I'd find some results when being a misprint. However, no results showed up. Add to that that the card has a lot of misprints on it (especially the energy symbol). I suspect it's a fake card. More info:

How did you obtain the card? If you like, you can scan the card and add to a follow-up question. Then I'll scan for signs signaling a fake.

Good luck!
Have fun!



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