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(09-12-2013 09:00 AM)Caffrey Wrote: I have a card that I was thinking about sending, mainly to get it encapsulated. The card has an autograph that I got in person, does this mean that BGS will automatically send it to JSA? Because as much as I would love to have it fully authenticated, neither the card nor the player are so big to make it "market worth it". I just would like to get this particular card protected for my own PC. Isn't there a cheaper option?
(05-01-2013 08:36 AM)ferraripower2005 Wrote: I have been disappointed by the massive price increases that BGS has forced on collectors like me. The reason is that BGS now makes me send most early 90's autos to JSA for authentication before BGS can grade them. Basically that means it costs a minimum of $30 for each auto card I want graded, before this price increase I could submit the cards under the 45 day option for $6 and pay $2 for the auto grade. From what I can see it is taking BGS/JSA months to get the cards back to collectors and they are now charging $30 per card minimum.
I have around 40 ungraded early 90's autos I want graded by these massive price increases will mean these cards don't get graded, which is a shame but is the result of the unrealistic price increases BGS has pushed through.
If they had a 45 day option where the card grading was still $6 or $7 plus say $5 for auto that would be reasonable, but $30 and I have to wait for months? Come on BGS, do the right thing by your customers and bring in some realistic pricing for these types of cards.