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Grader Notes For Cards

Ok...in comic book grading if the book grade is less than 3 grades from mint grader notes for WHY are USUALLY supplied for the normal fee...I think PSA could start offering this service for their card grading and customers would even be willing to pay like $5 extra for this service as to why the card was less than MINT or NM/MT...Has this IDEA been discussed before?


  • JolleyWrencherJolleyWrencher Posts: 596 ✭✭✭

    Not to my knowledge. I have made similar suggestions and also said the 4 category grading like BGS would be a difference maker in my opinion.

  • STLKabongSTLKabong Posts: 61 ✭✭✭

    We're already paying for their opinion, they need to include the reasons for the grade received now.
    Embed that information into the QR code on the back of the label with the corresponding picture of the card and add in something security related to make it so someone can't fake PSA labels.

  • JoeBanzaiJoeBanzai Posts: 11,109 ✭✭✭✭✭

    At least for any card you have to pay more than the basic fee to grade.

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    edited June 11, 2023 9:27AM

    @JoeBanzai said:
    At least for any card you have to pay more than the basic fee to grade.

    Yeah I can see especially for the $100 + tiers and an add on service charge of like $5-$8 for lesser $ tiers...I think this will be the future... i.e. notes like top left corner wear, edge chipping, centering,large or slight surface crease(s) etc etc...comic grading use verbal descriptions so PSA MIGHT get a leg up on beckett maybe instead of just a number subgrade...grading seems more of an art than science

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