How To Get Baseball Cards Graded

Please understand that we are totally agnostic and unbiased when it comes to professionally graded cards.

How to get baseball cards graded. This is a video i made to show you how to correctly send your cards to psa to be graded. Just collect preliminary overview of sports card grading with examples. Thanks so much gene jul 7 2014 reply this article is extremely helpful and im glad i read it as i have old sports cards id like to have graded. Psa sgc and beckett are main grading companies that i recommend.

The rest do not carry any value. If you get the card graded and sealed and then get a low grading it may turn customers off so make sure its at least mint 8 but 9 or 10 is preferable. In fact most cards once graded will return less than if they were sold raw. The grading companies set registries inflated the value for many sports cards that didnt get much respect before but as more of those sets have been completed the demand for many of the post 1950s material has decreased.

Truth is the answer isnt usually the one that most want to hear. You can look it up on the internet and find it pretty easily too im sure. There was a time when the value of old baseball cards that were graded was always higher than those that were not. In beckett magazines theyll also tell you how to mail it in and give you an address.

We buy and sell both graded and ungraded cards so it really does not matter to us. Maybe it was the 1953 satchel paige that cost me a few hundred dollars. I admit to being a very reluctant convert to baseball card collecting since being burned many years ago. I have so many cards im thinking of getting graded that to me look great but how hard is it to get a high grade.

The professional sports authenticator otherwise known as the psa is the most common grader for sports cards. Im sorry about the timing being offi cant seem to fix it. Grading a baseball card is just a process of evaluating the condition of the cards and assigning a numerical grade according to the result of the evaluation. Much to the surprise of novice collectors getting cards graded does not always increase their value.

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Roberto Clemente 1955 Topps Baseball Card Graded Psa Vg Ex 4 Pirates 164

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