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Just wanted to find out what you guys thought. On a PSA 7 card, with similar prices, which do you think is more desirable? One with a fish eye or one with a slight tilt? Thanks.

Mike

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  • mintonlyplsmintonlypls Posts: 1,691 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I will take a fish eye as long as it’s not on the players face…

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  • jordangretzkyfanjordangretzkyfan Posts: 2,365 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Agree…tilt is the worst possible characteristic to me. But I am a centering freak as a full disclaimer..

  • brad31brad31 Posts: 2,493 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I would have to see the two cards - depends on the severity of each. Without seeing I would guess the tilt would bother me more.

  • PaulMaulPaulMaul Posts: 4,674 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 15, 2024 7:25PM

    Tilt bothers me way way more than a fish eye

  • JoeBanzaiJoeBanzai Posts: 11,137 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I also would need to see the two cards. How big and noticeable of a fish eye and how much of a "slight tilt".

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  • ArtVandelayArtVandelay Posts: 638 ✭✭✭✭

    Even with razor-sharp corners and edges that are well-centered I cannot stand to have a card with an obvious tilt in my collection.

  • mexpo75mexpo75 Posts: 1,908 ✭✭✭

    Here are the two cards in question for my neighbor. Thanks for opinions.
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/315025565457
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/186233055021

    PackManInNC
  • coinspackscoinspacks Posts: 939 ✭✭✭

    I like the one with 921 ending.

  • Chicago1976Chicago1976 Posts: 444 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Agree with coinspacks... given a choice, I'd take the 3921 card. The fish eye on 5188 is a bit distracting. I don't see much of a tilt on 3921, but my eyes are old. Both are great cards.

  • azvikeazvike Posts: 346 ✭✭✭
    edited January 16, 2024 9:30AM

    The 921 appears to be laying to the right (up against/under the rail) making it appear to have tilt...it may not actually be tilted. If that is the case, go with 921...

  • mexpo75mexpo75 Posts: 1,908 ✭✭✭

    I do see what you are saying. It is hard to tell.

    PackManInNC
  • mexpo75mexpo75 Posts: 1,908 ✭✭✭

    I just can't help but keep staring at the fisheye because it is right in center of card in the blue.

    PackManInNC
  • jraytayjraytay Posts: 106 ✭✭

    Well.....I hit the Rose RC exacta with a tilt plus a fisheye. Wouldn't you just know the fisheye had to be on his face :/ ?

  • JoeBanzaiJoeBanzai Posts: 11,137 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Tough call. The card with tilt has better corners and seems to be sitting in holder a little tilted, so it might look better if it wasn't.
    I would take the tilted one, the print dot on the other one is very distracting.

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  • DarinDarin Posts: 6,247 ✭✭✭✭✭

    For that kind of money just wait for a higher quality PSA 7 to come along.

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  • brad31brad31 Posts: 2,493 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I think it is a toss-up. I'd make an offer on 188 and see if you could get some $ off.

  • JolleyWrencherJolleyWrencher Posts: 596 ✭✭✭
    edited January 16, 2024 9:03PM

    @Darin said:
    For that kind of money just wait for a higher quality PSA 7 to come along.

    Pretty sound advice. I would go to a card show with your neighbor and see if you can get one in person, possibly even trade cards he no longer cares about to get more off.

  • craig44craig44 Posts: 10,268 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I will second waiting for a better example. we are in a sellers market right now.

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  • JoeBanzaiJoeBanzai Posts: 11,137 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @craig44 said:
    I will second waiting for a better example. we are in a sellers market right now.

    Buyers market?

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  • craig44craig44 Posts: 10,268 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @JoeBanzai said:

    @craig44 said:
    I will second waiting for a better example. we are in a sellers market right now.

    Buyers market?

    correction. my brain was saying buyers market and my stupid fingers typed sellers.

    George Brett, Bobby Orr and Terry Bradshaw.

  • JoeBanzaiJoeBanzai Posts: 11,137 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Most of my posts are like that.😁

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