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(10-23-2011 06:37 AM)daytonator Wrote: Wait, they gave you a 9.5 and your upset that you didn't get a 10?
Lmao, ok, I've given BGS all my business and have had a pretty good success rate with predicting the grades, but you can never predict a 10. A 9.5 yes, but never a 10. Those are just too hard to get to expect them. If you're unhappy with the grade, crack it
(10-23-2011 06:43 AM)jacobystealshome Wrote: 9.5's are just as respected as PSA 10's
i believe, if you dont want less than a 9.5, you can state so, and they wont grade it
you arent a professional, so even though you have had past success, that doesnt guarantee you will always be right. (dont mean this in a hostile way)
(10-23-2011 06:54 AM)nolan5000 Wrote: Well, I cross PSA 10's over to BGS/BVG. A PSA 10 does NOT equal a BGS 10!! I have had PSA 10's to come back as BGS 9's. For the most part, a PSA 10 equals a BGS 9.5.
And on those Auto's, the Grade is probably on the back. On certain cards, they have started putting the Grade on the back.
I hope that this helps. I forgot to mention that BGS is a lot more strict than PSA!!
(10-23-2011 07:06 AM)creativemunky Wrote: Those 2 with the no autograph grades, they are not on the back of the label? I have 2 with the auto grade printed on the back of the label (for some reason they do this with thicker cards).
(10-23-2011 06:54 AM)nolan5000 Wrote: I hope that this helps. I forgot to mention that BGS is a lot more strict than PSA!!
(10-23-2011 07:09 AM)nolan5000 Wrote: Well, he didn't respond to me made he'll respond to you.
(10-23-2011 07:10 AM)sonnyday Wrote: Nolan, I appreciate the comment but I have a great story to argue this point.
At Nationals this year I purchased 6 Ken Griffey 1989 Upper Deck Rookie Cards for $8.00 a piece. At first glance, all four corners were sharp, great centering! I thought to myself WOW, I cant pass this deal up!
I sent 3 to PSA and 3 to Beckett to be graded. The 3 I got back from PSA were all sent back to me not slabbed as "tampered" with. BGS graded their 3 as 8, 8 and 8.5. Looks like the BGS messed up there.
Now when I look back at it, I think the reason I got them for $8.00 a piece is because the dealer knew they were tampered with.
Yep, there on the back, Egg Yolk on my face When did they start doing this? My customers want to see it on the front? I want to see it on the front!
Thanks Beckett for telling me this new practice of yours!
(10-23-2011 05:55 AM)sonnyday Wrote: I get them back today and crap was I screwed on grading! I put all my cards through the magnifying glass and examine closely to assure all corners are sharp, edges smooth, centering near perfect and surface clean.