When it comes to grading sports cards, there’s a lot that goes into the process. Professional graders look at a wide array of different factors before determining a card’s overall rating. Things like surface damage, condition of the corners, and image centering (among others) are examined carefully. Every crease, trace of residue, and sign of wear (or lack thereof) is scrutinized before a final grade is assigned to the card. And as you might guess, even the tiniest detail matters. We’ve compiled a comprehensive, detailed, and visual guide to card grading. Our graphic outlines everything you need to know from the factors that affect a grade, down to what specific traits are acceptable at each rating level. And we do so on the scales of all four major names in the industry – PSA, BGS, SGC, and ISA. Check it out!
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