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Old 08-04-2013, 11:26 PM   #1
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My first pin - please tell me its not a scrapper!

Hi folks! I just got in the mail my first pin. Yup - I was looking for some cheap pins for my son to get him started to pin trading and I instead fell in love with this pin.

Since its my first pin, I have no idea whatsoever if its fake or not. Tell me (I can handle the truth).

Here are the pics and sorry if they are not that clear:






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Old 08-05-2013, 01:43 AM   #2
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Hi there,

Gorgeous, congrats on your first pin! That is all you will need to be hooked on pin trading, buying your first pin. I can't make out the detail of the lettering in the back of the pin because it is a bit dark, but the front looks very nice and vibrant. It does not look oily or smudgy, but very neat. From what I can see from the pics, it looks like an authentic pin.
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Old 08-05-2013, 03:47 PM   #3
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Hi JaneSparrow - In general it's really tough to say if a pin is a scrapper or not, but my general guess is that the one you have is not a scrapper/fake. Scrappers generally (but not always) are the flat, one-dimensional pins. It's not as common to see pins with elements (in your case, a drawbridge) be scrappers.

I think this is the entry for the pin:
http://home.pinpics.com/cgi-bin/pin.....1375731960.v2
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:09 PM   #4
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That is a great pin, and to me it does not look as if it is a scrapper at all. Enjoy your new addiction! lol
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Old 08-05-2013, 08:16 PM   #5
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Thank you all! Now I have to hunt for the other 3 castles to complete the set. This could be bad and expensive - lol!
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Old 08-06-2013, 01:54 AM   #6
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Thank you all! Now I have to hunt for the other 3 castles to complete the set. This could be bad and expensive - lol!
Good luck!
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Old 08-13-2013, 10:29 AM   #7
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Gorgeous pin! Great find. Like someone else said, the multidimensional pins aren't generally scrapped. It's usually just flat pins that are. But hey, even if that was a scrapper I'd still think it a great find!!!
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:23 PM   #8
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Nice find! I might have to add that one to my wants list. I love pins with Walt and Mickey!
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Old 08-31-2013, 12:33 AM   #9
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It is absolutely authentic and should be valued (monetarily, not heart-value, which can be much higher!!) at $8-10.
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It is absolutely authentic and should be valued (monetarily, not heart-value, which can be much higher!!) at $8-10.
I definitely paid more than that but its ok. There are a lot of listings now for more than what I paid for. There is even 1 for a set of 4 for $99 so $25 each is cheap compared to individual listings. I just didn't want to spend that amount right now.
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:43 AM   #11
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cool pin! It has the Disney logo so I think that is how you tell they are authentic.

I still have my First pin! Enjoy!
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