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Stock Watch- Ensnaring Bridge

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In recent weeks Ensnaring Bridge has been mentioned as a good spec by multiple Insider authors, and at this point in time cheaper copies of the card have disappeared from TCGPlayer for all three printings. A week ago the card was just over $20 and now the low listings on TCGPlayer are pushing $40.


The price hasn't settled just yet, and $40 definitely strikes me as too high. At the time of this writing, buylist prices are close to the former market price, but no buylist is showing the price/confidence that you'd see for a $40 card. Ensnaring Bridge is a rather fringe card, and despite it belonging only to relatively old sets there is only so much demand. There are BIN auctions on Ebay right now in the low $20-$30 range. Assuming no reprint, I expect the value of the card to tick up over time, but don't take the current TCG prices as indicative of the actual current value.

Ryan Overturf

Ryan has been playing Magic since Legions and playing competitively since Lorwyn. While he fancies himself a Legacy specialist, you'll always find him with strong opinions on every constructed format.

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2 thoughts on “Stock Watch- Ensnaring Bridge

  1. While I agree that the volume of the card still on the market at the old price is indicative of an incoming correction, the real question for me is how can a market as vast as TCG be so ineffecienct that it takes so long for a correction to happen.

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