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Ever hear of Sports Collectors Digest Grading?

Been going through my '68 and '69 cards and came across 3 cards from '68 graded by Sports Collectors Digest. Here are the scans. These ok? Should I crossover?

Also, is that an old cert on the PSA Ryan rookie?

Love '83 Topps. Looking to put together a PSA 10 set.


  • PSASAPPSASAP Posts: 2,284 ✭✭✭
    They were fairly accurate when the company first started. Then they got bought out, and the new company wasn't so good.
  • cgcmgrcgcmgr Posts: 116 ✭✭
    Thanks for the info
    Love '83 Topps. Looking to put together a PSA 10 set.
  • JWBlueJWBlue Posts: 487 ✭✭✭
    That 7 on Ryan looks low.
  • addicted2ebayaddicted2ebay Posts: 2,090 ✭✭✭✭
    SCD red is great, no red run away!
  • aro13aro13 Posts: 1,961 ✭✭✭
    I have had good success crossing the SCD red to PSA. As was mentioned blue is the new company and not so good. SCD red was particularly tough on back centering.
  • ldfergldferg Posts: 6,739 ✭✭✭

    << <i>SCD red is great, no red run away! >>



    David (LD_Ferg)

    1985 Topps Football (starting in psa 8) - #9 - started 05/21/06
  • DodgerfanjohnDodgerfanjohn Posts: 489 ✭✭✭
    They seem to grade centering real harshly. I was super happy when I picked this up for less than PSA, BVG, or SGC 6's were selling for at the time:


  • cgcmgrcgcmgr Posts: 116 ✭✭
    Thanks everyone, so should I crossover or leave it at it is?
    Love '83 Topps. Looking to put together a PSA 10 set.
  • cardbendercardbender Posts: 1,831 ✭✭
    I would trust your own eyes more than if the SCD label is red or blue.

    Under both colored labels you'll find trimmed cards.

    Example: I purchased the below 'red' label SCD graded cards 10+ years ago thru an ebay auction.
    They were pretty cheap so I thought I would test their grading skills out. Result - All of these cards were trimmed
    on at least one edge, some on two edges. I spoke with the guy in charge of SCD's grading at the time at a Chicago
    card show, and he didn't have a clue about grading. Lesson learned. I've kept all these trimmed cards as examples.

    So my advice would be to only buy them at your own risk and don't overpay for a SCD graded card whether it's a
    red or blue label because the color of the label just doesn't matter.

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    After reading these posts, I know it's an old post
    but should I cross this over to BVG or PSA or is this a good fit, sort to speak. Lol

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