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(02-01-2013 09:36 AM)nolan5000 Wrote: Are you sending it to BGS or PSA?
(02-01-2013 11:19 AM)korylaverne Wrote: JSA/BGS
(02-01-2013 08:28 PM)korylaverne Wrote: I was originally going to send it to BGS but since it is an auto they said my card would be sent back and I would have to send it to JSA. Good thing I was able to go back to the post office and fix this problem. It should be back next week.
(02-01-2013 11:12 PM)iconms Wrote: The guy at your card shop said that BGS will send a card back if it has an auto and that JSA has to do it? This is 100% false and doesn't sound like he knows what he's talking about. Just do a quick search on ebay of BGS cards (maybe throw "Bowman Chrome" in your search) and you will see that auto cards have a main grade (with the 4 subs) and a separate grade for the autograph (and JSA doesn't need to be involved at all). I think you will receive better advice on this board or any of the other main trading sites.
Is this card for resale or for your PC? Many collectors feel grading a 1/1 card is kind of a waste since it is the only one of its kind and a high grade doesn't differentiate it from others. If you're looking to sell, getting a 9.5 will definitely increase the value of the card (you might see a slight premium for a 9). However, with a thicker card like this from Triple Threads and one that has GU pieces, it is usually very difficult to obtain such a high grade. If it were to come back an 8, I think this would hurt the value and you'd be better off with the raw copy.
Good luck with the BGS submission