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(11-19-2012 03:01 PM)brentboudreaux1 Wrote: clean out your pm's!
(11-19-2012 03:20 PM)bakerman8419 Wrote: It really depends on the card. A 1984 Topps Marino RC raw sells for about $30 but a BGS 9.5 sells for $350 on average. As for newer cards I really dont see many people paying a premium for 9.5s. In fact a lot of people hate graded cards. My advice is do not pay a premium for them since the market interest for not only Knox but as well as graded cards are at an all time low IMO. I would also suggest buying them raw right now for as cheap as possible and once you get up to 10 autos then grade them yourself. Pick the ones that look the best and submit them to bgs. In the long run it maybe cheaper to do that rather than paying a premium for each 9.5 that you want.
(11-19-2012 09:10 PM)branesergen Wrote: With rare cards a 9.5 will bring a premium regardless of player, although not much. I would have him decide how much of a premium he is asking and then judge for yourself what you are willing to give up in return. You will also need to weigh in how much you like/dislike graded cards. I sold a Peyton Manning Orange and Purple refractor from 2010 for a 50% premium so they can and do bring in premiums. Also gotta factor in it will cost you about $10 per card to grade unless you go 45 days with 100 cards. Your costs wont be low enough to "hope" for a 9.5 as opposed to a $10 premium put on the 9.5's.
(11-19-2012 09:18 PM)jkiddlridnour Wrote: Excellent breakdown, that made sense!