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Give and Let Give #28: 7/18 - 7/24

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Another week full of goodies! Unfortunately, we didn't have any Unlimited or Beta cards traded, just the pair of LIMITED EDITION ALPHA cards coming from Canada!

So why is the top trade this week good?

Well... it's not... in fact it doesn't really see play anywhere. It's only in 31 of 286,016 decks on EDH Rec. As we all know, the collectability of any Alpha card is extremely high, and the reason why this one landed some serious PucaPoints.

There were 6 printings all coming before 1995 with a current point range (as of this article) between 54 and 72,099. Revised being the cheapest and Alpha being the most expensive. Looking overall at the value of Alpha cards these days is quite daunting. This one is for all you collectors out there!


 
Trade of the Week

Earthbind - Limited Edition Alpha

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30% MTP AND STAPLES



Top Trades for the week of July 18th

Earthbind Limited Edition Alpha — 116,703 points
Tranquility Limited Edition Alpha — 34,324 points
Stoneforge Mystic Worldwake — 20,021 points
Ragavan, Nimble Pilferer Modern Horizons 2 — 18,128 points
Ancient Tomb Ultimate Masters — 17,763 points
Ancient Tomb Ultimate Masters — 17,763 points
Verdant Catacombs (Retro Frame) Modern Horizons 2 — 17,291 points
Verdant Catacombs Modern Masters 2017 Edition — 16,920 points
Bloodstained Mire Khans of Tarkir — 16,504 points
Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger (Extended Art) Theros: Beyond Death — 15,807 points

Tangle Wire Nemesis — 61,896 points
Chalice of the Void Judge Promos — 29,456 points
Daring Apprentice Seventh Edition — 27,791 points
Hullbreacher (Extended Art) Commander Legends — 24,591 points
Persecute Seventh Edition — 23,793 points
Oracle of Mul Daya Zendikar — 22,660 points
Verdant Catacombs (Retro Frame) Modern Horizons 2 — 22,014 points
Polluted Delta Khans of Tarkir — 19,825 points
Endurance (Borderless) Modern Horizons 2 — 18,747 points
Aether Vial Iconic Masters — 18,411 points

 That's it for this edition. As always, give and let give!


Chris Powell is one of the Founders of PucaTrade and now serves as an Advisor. He started playing Magic in 1994–1995, but took a 17—year hiatus. Fellow developer Mitch Trale got him back into the game in 2012 with Return to Ravnica. Shortly after that, they teamed up to build PucaTrade.

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