(04-19-2012 04:21 PM)quavis Wrote: At first I was thinking Beckett didn't like you. I was glad they at least gave you some gold labels. Can't believe someone would try to cover up something on that Bird auto. The Jordan is unfortunate because other than the mark, I bet it would have graded nicely. Congrats on the good ones!
(04-19-2012 08:03 PM)zinger82 Wrote: I don't know exactly why. But if you get two low sub grades on a card i.e. 4, 5, 9, 9 the overall grade never seems to be higher than the second lowest grade (usually it's the same or lower). Kind of like your Planet Metal Jordan Subs were 8.5, 8.5, 9 and 10 and the overall grade was an 8.5. Your Bird rookie sticker is an even better example. I know that Beckett doesn't take an average of the subgrades; there is likely a weighted formula that they use based on the grades and which sub (i.e. centering) to give the graders an overall grade. I would love to spend the time to figure it out using my graded cards but I just don't have the time. If anybody does though that would be pretty interesting.
(04-22-2012 09:32 PM)mrhurtado17 Wrote: how in the heck do they know for certain it was an eraser mark? come on these guys are not CSI or scientifically trained. i think thats bogus and why i hate grading myself.