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(03-02-2013 06:59 PM)rusty222 Wrote: So I had a relatively high end RC card. It was .5 away from 9.5 which would have made it a pop 1. There are only two 9s in population report of which I had one of them. Sub grades were 10 centering, 9.5 edges, 9.5 corners, and 8.5 surface.
So i bust it safely out of case and resent it back to BGS for a regrade. It comes back an 8.5 overall which isn't so bad its not much of change in overall grade down from a 9. However, sub grades were now 8.5 centering, 9 edges, 8.5 corners, 8.5 surface. How does the centering go down 1.5? Did the card magically shift off center? Corners down a full point from 9.5 to 8.5? I know there is human error involved with this but c'mon these "professional" graders are a joke. Clueless with the sub grading and auto grading.
The sub grading and auto grading was a novel thought but they should just give the card a single grade and just authenticate the auto. Keep it simple they are embarrassing themselves.
(03-16-2013 12:31 AM)912golfer Wrote: I also think there should be an explanation of why a card earned it's sub-grade. If you get something appraised and it doesn't reach what you thought it was worth, everyone's natural response is, "Why?" No one is ever going to just say, "OK," without questioning the reasons behind the lower expectations.