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Promo cards and misprints

Post by Yegor » Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:56 am

Hi,

I'm looking for info (possibly even pictures) on the following promo and misprint cards:

FRENCH
Snaga-Hai missprint
Merry
Gros Bolger/Merry


SPANISH
Todas las campanas al vuelo Site back misprint
Bosque Viejo Burning Eye back misprint


GERMAN
Orkstadt

LUREOFMECCG special card

The pictures in the excellent thread by Hanksole do not work, so any help is appreciated. In particular, does Orkstadt have the crown symbol? The same for La Puerta de los Trasgos (as I understand, this is also the Goblin-town).
Thanks.
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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Kjeld » Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:52 pm

There's several copies of Orkstadt on Ebay at the moment, you can see pics there:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/MIDDLE-EARTH-O ... XQrhdTUOcg

Like in my own copy, there's no crown. My understanding is they're not promos as such. Rather, I.C.E. somehow forgot to print them in the normal MELE run for Spanish and German, so had to do a separate printing and distribute them separately. Hence, they're like promos.

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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Khamul the Easterling » Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:09 pm

Kjeld wrote:
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:52 pm
Like in my own copy, there's no crown. My understanding is they're not promos as such. Rather, I.C.E. somehow forgot to print them in the normal MELE run for Spanish and German, so had to do a separate printing and distribute them separately. Hence, they're like promos.
Exactly. The German Orkstadt (Goblin Gate) was included in the German MEAS set which was only distributed as a complete set. Each set, however, had multiple Orkstadts in it (5 if I remember well), so don't pay too much for these ;)

Concerning misprints, I'd recently discovered another German one:
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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Yegor » Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:28 pm

Thanks for the replies.
Any thought on the other cards?

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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Khamul the Easterling » Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:29 pm

I'm attaching a photo of the LureofMECCG-card
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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Yegor » Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:56 pm

Great! Thanks a lot!

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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Khamul the Easterling » Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:34 pm

Here's the French Snaga hai card (together with the Dutch version of Lure of Nature, another example where illustrations got mixed up)
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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Yegor » Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:41 am

Thanks, Khamul.

Now only Spanish misprints remain.

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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Yegor » Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:17 am

Can anyone post or send me a pic of French Merry and Gros Bolger/Merry cards?

I think, I saw Merry with crown, but not the other card.

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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by nico21000 » Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:37 pm

Enjoy.
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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Yegor » Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:44 am

Thank you. A bit more than I bargained for.

What about the Gros Bolger/Merry double card. Anyone?

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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Khamul the Easterling » Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:49 pm

Have we already discussed this one? Also, there are French promos of similar kind with AFAIK numbers ranging from 1 to 9.
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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by nico21000 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:52 pm

Indeed there were not 9, but 5 of these numbered cards. Each one was included in each Lidless Eye French starter sets. Sending the 5 to Hexagonal (the french distributor for ICE products) allowed to receive in exchange the 3 following french promo cards : Ringil, Fury of the Iron Crown, and Ireful Flames (which description text is totally different from the original one).

The Spanish edition of MECCG was also produced in other local languages. I got this Galician Fury of the Iron Crown recently, as a gift for a big order at mathom.es. Although beautiful, this print is overly dark. The title letters are not even white, but rather yellowish :
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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by Yegor » Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:51 am

Thanks for the reply, guys. But I am specifically looking for the Gros Bolger/Merry double-sided card. I'm pretty aware of the rest.

Nico21000, how large was your order to get the card, if you don't mind my asking.

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Re: Promo cards and misprints

Post by nico21000 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:42 pm

116 €, but I think they may place such gifts (maybe other products such as pins or badges) even for lower bills. They are also selling this card alone for 13€. I'm french and I absolutely never heard about a Merry/Fatty Bolger double sided card... I'm pretty sure it would be fake news. It's very unlikely to exist. Bolger was a promo, and Merry a 'late' print manufactured after Hexagonal saw it was missing in the wizards set (even if it has the crown promo logo on it). You could get as much Merrys as you sent Filis to Hexagonal. 2 different manufacturing lines, and I see no reason why one would have 'met' the other...

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