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How do card backs affect grade?
11-01-2012, 10:53 PM
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How do card backs affect grade?
I know the grading criteria on this website mentions that the centering on the back of the card can definitely affect the grade. However, I was wondering about the corners and edges? Many of my cards edges look great from the front, but then some whiteness might show on the back. How is that treated in the card grade? Can you get a 10 with a minor white or flawed backside edge?

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11-02-2012, 09:16 AM
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RE: How do card backs affect grade?
(11-01-2012 10:53 PM)hercules21 Wrote:  Can you get a 10 with a minor white or flawed backside edge?

I HIGHLY doubt it.

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11-02-2012, 11:28 AM
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A 9.5 allows visible flaws, but not a 10.
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11-02-2012, 03:27 PM
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(11-02-2012 11:28 AM)flygonfrank Wrote:  A 9.5 allows visible flaws, but not a 10.

Thank you! I have often wondered the same thing.

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