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Gilt's $450 Steel Starbucks Cards Sold on eBay for $1,001

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Racked's sister site Eater reported on Friday that Gilt sold all 5,000 limited edition steel Starbucks gift cards for $450 each in a matter of seconds. Questions of flash sale site/coffee addict conspiracy arose. Facebook was sad. Gilt was apologetic.

But not to worry. The cards, which come loaded with with $400 and "automatic My Starbucks Rewards Gold Level membership," are on eBay—and are selling out nearly as quickly for more than double the price. Current bids are up to $850+ and one ambitious seller has set starting bid at $5,000.
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