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James Spence Authentication (JSA) is coming to Dave & Adam’s!

James Spence Authentication (JSA) will be holding an on-site autograph authentication event at the Dave & Adam’s retail store this September. Here is what Dave & Adam’s retail store Manager Nick Bergman had to say about the event: We are very excited to have James Spence Authentication on-site to conduct autograph authentications in September. This […]

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Hit Parade Graded Silver Dollar Edition releasing July 13th!

Who doesn’t like money? The team at Hit Parade does and that is why they are bringing back the Silver Dollar hobby box for 2018! This will be the first series in this product line and it is full of great collectible coins. Each box contains one silver or gold graded coin from various years […]

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Dave & Adam’s Gaming – Check out our latest Magic cards back from Beckett Grading Services!

Just in time for GenCon, Dave & Adam’s got back their latest grading order from Beckett! Lots of high-grade, old-school, vintage Magic the Gathering cards from all the early sets: Alpha, Beta, Unlimited, Arabian Nights, Antiquities, Legends, and a bunch of items from Collector’s Edition (CE) and International Collector’s Edition (IE). CE and IE are […]

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Trading Card Grading Guide: The Definitive Visual Guide To Grading Sports Cards

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 […]

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