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    • AC/DC rock music: Dono
    • Feb 5th 2019 edited
     
    I saw this one on ebay [Link to eBay item]

    its the powerage uk press on clear splatter vinyl.
    imo is a bootleg, like the clear green press from
    mexico. any imput about?

    some kind of imitation of the dutch splatter....

    cheers
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      AC/DC rock music: 7seven
    • Feb 5th 2019 edited
     
    Yes, it's a bootleg....
    Not listeted on discogs yet, but the label says it all:

    Side One:
    01. Rock 'n' Roll Damnation
    02. Gimme A Bullet
    03. Down Payment Blues
    04. Cold Hearted Man <-------- normally not listed here and...
    05. Riff Raff

    ... these bootleg have exactly the same label:

    https://www.discogs....

    this is another one

    https://www.discogs....
    • AC/DC rock music: Dono
    • Feb 5th 2019 edited
     
    oh yes.. iwanna check if the green mexican have same label as tgis one too...
  1.  
    It’s 100% pirate press.

    There are other powerage multi colour vinyls pirates.

    Surprised people will pay €600 for one as it’s not real. One sold for that a few years ago.
  2.  
    It’s pretty looking, but do I want it? At £25 maybe. Bids are at £303 on it....that’s fucking insane.
  3.  
    interesting point

    Its the same seller who sold the last copy of this 18 months ago.

    Probably got a stock of them.
  4.  
    Posted By: Overdose69interesting point

    Its the same seller who sold the last copy of this 18 months ago.

    Probably got a stock of them.


    Very true. Just like the coloured vinyls of the early albums, they aren't essential for me.
    • AC/DC rock music: nimeta
    • Feb 11th 2019
     
    tidy business, if you can get say 100 of these pressed for, say, $50 each and sell them slowly over time for $300 + each.

    someone should try and alert eBay...they should close this guy down. ripping off not so clued up fans
    • AC/DC rock music: Dono
    • Feb 11th 2019
     
    now i send him a message trough ebay asking of many of this have left.. interested in buying one at his cost.
    • AC/DC rock music: nimeta
    • Feb 11th 2019
     
    Well its now selling for over $500. Not sure he will have much economic incentive to sell at cost to his when there are idiots out there willing pay that.

    But maybe we can get a batch pressed for us here - a special ACDCfans.net power age splatter edition? For most of us Powerage seems to be on of the favourite ACDC albums ever, so it would be a nice thing to have if it didn't cost too much.

    And once the legal actions start from the band for breach of copyright then we will finally have proof that the band read the posts on this site :)
    • AC/DC rock music: Dono
    • Feb 12th 2019
     
    honestly i prefer to simply report him to ebay.
    • AC/DC rock music: mkberg
    • Feb 12th 2019
     
    I have myself reported the listing because the description insinuates it is an official release.
    • AC/DC rock music: nimeta
    • Feb 12th 2019
     
    same here -lets see if eBay pull it. Will save some poor idiot being ripped off

    such a shame it's not legit - I would love one of those !!!
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      AC/DC rock music: bonlives
    • Feb 12th 2019 edited
     
    Posted By: nimetaBut maybe we can get a batch pressed for us here - a special ACDCfans.net power age splatter edition?
    I can only imagine the shit that would go down across the AC/DC fan world if that happened :) Interested in seeing how you guys get on with having the listing pulled.
    • AC/DC rock music: Overdose69
    • Feb 12th 2019 edited
     
    Posted By: mkbergI have myself reported the listing because the description insinuates it is an official release.


    The thing is there appears to be a number of collectors especially in Germany who know items like this are not real but still will pay big money for them!

    If it gets pulled you will piss some collectors off.
    • AC/DC rock music: mkberg
    • Feb 12th 2019
     
    Then the seller should a stated "unofficial release" in the description. I don't see the problem.
    • AC/DC rock music: Dono
    • Feb 14th 2019
     
    Posted By: mkbergThen the seller should a stated "unofficial release" in the description. I don't see the problem.


    well, on ebay its not permitted to sell bootleg or pirate press, same as discogs. but more shit thing is that this one pass for an high collectable official press.
    • AC/DC rock music: mkberg
    • Feb 14th 2019 edited
     
    I talked with eBay customer support and they claimed it is not against eBay's policy to sell bootlegs that does not intend to copy an official release. For example bootleg soundboard concerts not officially released are not a violation of their policies, nor issues with an unique artwork/label. Regarding this Powerage splatter vinyl it is the same artwork and label as the official release, it is copyrighted music and the listing insinuates it is an official release.
    • AC/DC rock music: Dono
    • Feb 14th 2019
     
    really!? years ago sell a bootleg lp on ebay was a danger... and from 2 years in not legal on discogs too. thats because bootleg have not the copyright of the bands you know... sound me strange that now its legal to sell it to ebay again, maybe they are not so strict like years ago.
    about counterfait press, they are for sure illegal under all points, and a real shit for the collectors world.
    • AC/DC rock music: Dono
    • Feb 14th 2019
     
    490 £
  5.  
    Someone with too much money and poor knowledge could be looking at that and thinking “ooooh, they done a Powerage splatter too!”

    If that’s the case then it’s an expensive lesson. Or maybe the listing is sketchy as fuck.
    • AC/DC rock music: Dono
    • Feb 15th 2019
     
    Posted By: tomscotlandSomeone with too much money and poor knowledge could be looking at that and thinking “ooooh, they done a Powerage splatter too!”

    If that’s the case then it’s an expensive lesson. Or maybe the listing is sketchy as fuck.


    Thats exactly what happens, 623£
  6.  
    I’m pretty sure the bidders know it’s a pirate

    It’s like those Mexican and Portuguese sleeves that were sold , collectors know that there pirate but they still want them.

    If this was official it would be a €2500 item.
    • AC/DC rock music: Overdose69
    • Oct 23rd 2019 edited
     
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      AC/DC rock music: vincent1982
    • Oct 24th 2019 edited
     
    10000000000000000000000000000000000% fake lol

    Funny price by the way ;)
  7.  
    That is a £20 bootleg. Someone is drip-feeding the market very cleverly indeed.
    • AC/DC rock music: Nachos73
    • Oct 26th 2019
     
    Well unfortunately there's a sucker born every minute. Too bad we can't warn the bidders.
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      AC/DC rock music: Inferno
    • Oct 26th 2019
     
    Posted By: Nachos73Too bad we can't warn the bidders.


    It's not an auction. There are no bidders.
    • AC/DC rock music: Goulash
    • Oct 27th 2019
     
    Posted By: Nachos73Well unfortunately there's a sucker born every minute. Too bad we can't warn the bidders.


    There’s an option to report it as being a pirate pressing.
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      AC/DC rock music: mtbishop
    • Oct 27th 2019
     
    All these blokes items are overpriced.
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    https://rover.ebay.c...

    Someone has paid $1500 this recently pressed pirate. The seller must be laughing all the way to the bank.
    • AC/DC rock music: Goulash
    • Nov 24th 2019
     
    Posted By: Overdose69https://rover.ebay.c...

    Someone has paid $1500 this recently pressed pirate. The seller must be laughing all the way to the bank.


    I reported it to eBay as being a pirate and it seems they don’t care as long as they get their fees.
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      AC/DC rock music: Inferno
    • Nov 24th 2019 edited
     
    Posted By: Overdose69https://rover.ebay.c...

    Someone has paid $1500 this recently pressed pirate. The seller must be laughing all the way to the bank.


    Posted By: GoulashI reported it to eBay as being a pirate and it seems they don’t care as long as they get their fees.


    Doesn't look like it actually sold. The listing just ended, so maybe eBay did in fact pull it.
  9.  
    It was on my watchlist and EBay emailed me to say sorry this items sold.

    So I presume it has.
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      AC/DC rock music: Inferno
    • Nov 24th 2019
     
    Posted By: Overdose69It was on my watchlist and EBay emailed me to say sorry this items sold.

    So I presume it has.


    Something weird is going on. Why would anyone pay the full asking price when the first word in the title is *OFFERS*? I suspect this is not a legitimate sale. Oh well, it doesn't really matter to me anyway. Just curious about it.