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PASTORWEBB Wrote:I have one in the same vein. I just got my grades back and Got a Gold Label Clayton Kershaw BC X-fractor RC Auto BGS 9.5. Here is the kicker and question. The grades came back as follows:
That is 0.5 from being a Pristine. Is it worth the risk of trying for a Sub bump? I am leaning toward not doing it, but it is tempting.
(06-10-2008 11:33 AM)jpcz Wrote: I have a card that is .5 away from a 9.5 and i would really like it with a gold label (it is a gold version of a card, so it would look much better). I dont have a scan yet, should arrive tomorrow. The grades are: centering 9.5, Edges 9.5, Corners 8.5, and surface 9.
What are the chances of it getting that .5 on the corners?
Would it be a 9.5 if the surface were a 9.5 and the corners were the same? (thinking the surface may need a cleaning)
How do I label on the submission form that i would like it bumped if possible, but not taken out of the case if it didnt meet the grade?
(11-09-2012 10:10 AM)lane2800 Wrote: in order for your card to come back a 9.5 your corners would need a .5 bump and your surface would need a .5 bump. a 9.5 almost always requires at least 3 9.5's and no more than one 9 or better. i did see a card get 3 10's and an 8.5 and make 9.5 but it's not the norm.