Category Archives: Beckett Grading Services

Beckett Grading to host James Spence on Saturday

Posted on December 31, 2014 – 1:16 pm Author: chrisolds

Beckett Grading Services will host James Spence Authentication for on-site autograph authentication at Beckett Media headquarters on Saturday (Jan. 3) for collectors who are interested in professional grading or need items examined and/or slabbed.

BGS Black sparks added interest in perfect 10s

Posted on December 22, 2014 – 2:11 pm Author: chrisolds

It’s been nearly a month since Beckett Grading Services launched BGS Black — a simple new label that notes perfect BGS 10 Pristine cards that have four perfect 10 subgrades with a striking black flip.

BGS Diary: Saban, Cerrano, Hawk, Animal & practice

Posted on December 16, 2014 – 6:13 pm Author: chrisolds

Here is the batch I got back from BGS for December — so here is my latest BGS Diary entry.

Auction Estimator: How much will this Mantle fetch?

Posted on December 9, 2014 – 12:08 pm Author: chrisolds

The 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is one of the hobby’s most-coveted cards of the bubble-gum era, an iconic want of Baby Boomers and younger baseball fans alike.

BGS Diary Predictor (Dec.): What will he submit?

Posted on December 2, 2014 – 8:25 am Author: chrisolds

He’s prepared his five cards for grading in December and we want to see if you can predict which of his cards will end up slabbed. Of the 10 cards listed below, five are headed to BGS today for his next BGS Diary.

Introducing BGS Black

Posted on November 28, 2014 – 12:01 am Author: chrisolds

BGS Black is here.

BGS Diary: Vintage, booklets, Dr. Beckett & more

Posted on November 27, 2014 – 12:02 am Author: chrisolds

For the last few months, I’ve submitted five cards a month to Beckett Grading Services to finally get some of the cards I like into slabs. Here is the batch of five cards I got back from BGS for November.

BGS Black … it’s coming soon

Posted on November 21, 2014 – 9:19 am Author: chrisolds

Black Friday is the day where many of you will battle the shopping crowds for the latest and greatest deals — the one day a year where shopping becomes a sport and you become the competitor. However, we have one thing that Beckett Media want you to watch for right here on that Friday morning.

Mariano Rivera visits fans in South Korea

Posted on November 20, 2014 – 10:17 am Author: chrisolds

Future Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera visited Seoul, South Korea, as part of a promotional tour for JBL headphones and Beckett Grading Services’ Dongwoon Lee was there along with a few collectors who got to meet MLB’s career saves leader.

Win our Kris Bryant Bowman Chrome autograph

Posted on November 17, 2014 – 9:29 am Author: chrisolds

We want the card above — his BGS 9.5 2013 Bowman Chrome Draft auto — to be yours.

BGS Diary Predictor: What will he submit?

Posted on November 13, 2014 – 8:27 am Author: chrisolds

Of the 10 cards listed below, five are headed to BGS today for his next BGS Diary. Can you predict which ones they will be?

Sky’s the limit for BGS 9.5 Jordan Star XRC

Posted on November 11, 2014 – 3:38 pm Author: Stephen Laroche

By Stephen Laroche | Beckett Basketball Editor It has been 30 years since Michael Jordan made his NBA debut and a professionally graded gem mint trading card issued by Star Company during his rookie season is now up for sale courtesy of Beckett Auctions. Opening at $50,000, the bidding war for this piece of cardboard […]

Beckett Grading Services opens California office

Posted on August 28, 2012 – 6:53 pm Author: chrisolds

Beckett Grading Services has opened an office in Southern California for collectors in and around the area to submit cards for grading in-person.