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Is this listing for a Beano no 1 correct :lol:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321779299620? ... EBIDX%3AIT
I thought it had 28 pages and no staple holes


Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:27 am
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Correct. It's an official 24 page facsimile (the missing 4 pages are because apart from being an easy way to tell a replica from an original, it's apparently technically inconvenient to add the extra sheet!) and the original was of course glued rather than stapled.


Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:03 am
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Paper quality looks superior to the original too - the original wouldn't have that shine at the top and would probably be yellowed (as is evident even on 1980s issues - 1988 was when they started using different paper instead of newsprint).

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Fri Jun 12, 2015 1:03 pm
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The listing has now been removed. I doubt it would have fooled anyone though. So obviously a facsimile.

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