Questions and answers

Is BCCG grading any good?

Is BCCG grading any good?

NO! BCCG has a completely different grading scale. A BCCG 8 is “Excellent or better” while a BGS 8 is “near mint to mint”.

How much does it cost to get a baseball card graded by Beckett?

Overall grading prices vary between $35 and $250 per card….How much does it cost to get a card BGS graded?

Beckett Grading Service Level Current fee per card
Standard $50
Standard | No Sub Grades $30
Economy $35
Economy | No Sub Grades $20

Is Beckett grading better than PSA?

While PSA gets the lion’s share from consumers, Beckett Grading Services is no slouch in the grading industry either. This company has two advantages over its main competitor: a better-looking label and a faster turnaround time. Most BGS slabs sport a multi-detail label at the top.

What is the Beckett grading scale?

A Simple Grading Scale Beckett Grading Services uses an easy-to-understand 1 to 10-point grading scale, with descending increments of one-half point (for example 10, 9.5, 9, 8.5, etc.). Since you are provided with a detailed report on your card’s key attributes, there are no confusing qualifiers to decipher.

Is BCCG better than PSA?

A BCCG 10 is equivalent to a BGS 9 or a PSA 9, so if he is getting 30% to cross over to a PSA 10, that is pretty darn good. But as he says, you should buy the card and not the holder, especially when dealing with BCCG. A BCCG 10 is NOT equivalent to a BGS 9 or PSA 9.

Why is PSA grading so expensive?

PSA, the leader in card grading, dramatically changed its prices on Monday as the uptick in the industry left the company with a backlog of an untold millions of cards. Pricing in most areas has doubled. The lowest level, with the slowest service, goes from $10 a card to $20 a card and imposes a 10-card minimum.

What is the cheapest card grading company?

Service cost ranking: Overall BGS and CGC are offering the cheapest grading services. BGS’s is currently the cheapest for regular and economy services ranging from $20 to $30. On the other hand, CGC is providing the cheapest express service for $60.

Does grading cards increase value?

In general, grading increases card value, especially from the big market leaders PSA and Beckett. Main factors that increase value for collectors and traders are: certified authenticity, certified condition, protection and increased tradability. Further cost for grading services are reflected in the market price.

Is a BGS 9.5 a PSA 10?

PSA 10’s routinely sell for as much as 2.5x their BGS 9.5 counterpart. While there’s a lot of collectors who love to boast about how they prefer BGS for their PC because they prefer the look and quality of the BGS slab none of those same people will argue the value for PSA 10 is greater than BGS 9.5. It’s just a fact.

How many Beckett 10 Charizards are there?

Regarded as one of the most collectible versions, the base unlimited is trending up along with the other holographic Charizards. There have been a total of 377 of this particular version submitted to BGS according to the Population Report. Only 1 BGS 10 exist and 80 9.5’s.

Is Beckett accepting cards for grading?

Beckett suspends card-grading services to catch up, prepare for the National. Following a similar move by PSA in March, Beckett has suspended its card-grading services until it can catch up with a huge backlog of submissions. Now Beckett, the second-largest card-grading company, has made the same move.