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(10-28-2012 06:05 PM)lsolarte1 Wrote: So your estimate (off the cuff of course) is that my BCCG 9 would likely be a 7.5 BGS? I definitely prefer the BGS cases and subgrades as well. They just feel better than anything I have seen yet. I am slowly going to get my HOFer PC collection graded. Thinking 10-20 cards every three months or so I am just trying to get better knowledge on this part of the hobby.
(10-28-2012 06:43 PM)lsolarte1 Wrote: Thanks for all of the input. I did look at my 1989 Thurman Thomas RC. Its a PSA 10, very charp corners and edges but no questions slighlty off center. Not really looking to sell, just since they are PC and my HOFer PC goal of 1 RC and 1 Auto, I want to constantly improve my collection if I can. For example, I have a BGS 9.5 Brett Favre RC. I just sent 5 more in for grading that I think are clean. If 1 comes back 10, that's going in the PC the rest will be sold. I have a Walter Payton BGS 6.5, so in my collection notes, I would be ecstatic t otrade for a 7 or better and then the 6.5 will go out for trade/sale. First goal, have every HOFer RC, second goal, slowly work my way up on them so they are all 8.5 or better. At the end of the day (actually probably the end of a couple decades) I should have a pretty impressive HOFer collection.
(10-28-2012 09:50 PM)branesergen Wrote: I prefer BGS for the cases and overall look of the cards slabbed in them. For PSA - a PSA 10 will bring more cash if you decide to sell later (older, high value cards mostly) but not really anything less than a 10.
(10-28-2012 09:50 PM)branesergen Wrote: As for BCCG - I sent in 6 cards graded BCCG 10 - 2 came back a 6, one a 7, one a 7.5 and 2 8's so you can gather what you need from that. I, personally, will no longer buy BCCG ever again because of this.