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(02-21-2011 07:04 PM)bakerman8419 Wrote: Which one and why? Thanks!
(03-05-2011 10:28 AM)jeffasmith Wrote: Well, define better. Bgs/Bvg is losing my business as I type here. A grading company with 3 names (bvg/bgs/bccg) has lost my respect. BVG/BGS seem to have high standards and could be a very good grading service but they had to get greedy and form the bccg and totally change the standards to which a card is graded. BCCG sucks!!!! The most respected service in my opinion is PSA. The only cards I will let BGS/BVG grade are my autographed cards. They have the best grading system for that type card because they grade card and auto. SGC is also very good if you can deal with that crap holder in which they seal the card. I never thought I would be saying that I recommend PSA but I do. They understand collectors, Beckett has lost touch. When getting your card graded by psa you can instantly find it on the population report, I have cards BVG/BGS has graded that I still can't find on this crappy population report. To be exact, I have bought about 8 boxing cards and BGS/BVG doesn't even have a boxing category in the population report. This makes me a little uneasy, they are willing to grade the cards but not willing to accommodate the collector.
(03-05-2011 10:28 AM)jeffasmith Wrote: SGC is also very good if you can deal with that crap holder in which they seal the card.
(07-21-2011 11:57 AM)jtulliakat0628 Wrote: My 1972 Topps Ted Williams is held pretty well with my SGC case on there.
I haven't had any problems yet.
(07-23-2011 10:08 AM)grilloj39 Wrote: The SGC holder uses a gasket...sometimes, cards slip through the gasket although this only occurs in rare cases. The holder is easily scratched. Cleaning the surface with a paper towel can even scratch the surface. The holder (if you are careful and take your time) can be easily pried open with a very thin flat tip screwdriver. Finally, the aesthetics of the look and design are crappy and including the type print (font) in my opinion. I agree that PSA does a good job of accommodating the collector with a robust registry and pop report, but I do not like the attractiveness of their holder as well.