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Beauty is in the eye of the grader – how PSA checks if your card makes the grade

Since forming in 1998, PSA has graded more than 30 million items, literally putting trading cards under the microscope. Here are a few ways grading companies like PSA check if cards stand up to scrutiny. Who is PSA? Grading standards Devil in the grading details Ungradable and no-grade definitions Where to start Additional resources Who...
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To grade or not to grade?

There are many reasons to have cards professionally graded – but also reasons why grading may not be worthwhile. Here are a few pointers. Financial reasons not to grade a card Financial reasons to grade a card Other reasons to grade a card What’s right for you? Additional resources Financial reasons not to grade a...
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