This post is designed to lay out some information on the various manufacturers of Sports Cards and Gaming Cards.
Sports Card Manufacturers:
Upper Deck – The Upper Deck Company has been around since 1988. The company produces sports trading cards from all major sports as well as gaming cards including World of Warcraft, Marvel Vs, and Yu-Gi-Oh under Upper Deck Entertainment.
Topps – The Topps Company first began producing baseball cards in 1951. Topps is still a leading company in the baseball card market, as well as football and basketball cards. Topps also produces several collectible card games.
Donruss Playoff – The Donruss Company was founded in 1954. Currently the company is most known for its football card products, as well as baseball draft pick products and entertainment cards.
In the Game – In The Game first entered the hockey card market in the 1998-1999 season and continues to produce various hockey card products.
Press Pass – Press Pass was founded in 1992 and produces Nascar Trading Cards as well as Basketball and Football Cards.
Ace Authentic – Ace entered the trading card market in 2005 and is the only producer of Tennis trading cards.
Looking to get some of your cards graded or for more information on grading companies? Here are some of the top Sports Card Grading Companies:
PSA – Professional Sports Authenticator
P.O. Box 6180
Newport Beach, CA 92658
BGS – Beckett Grading Services
4635 McEwen Road
Dallas, TX 75244-5308
GAI – Global Authentication Inc.
232 Avenida Fabricante. Suite 109 / Box 4
San Clemente, CA 92672
SGC – Sportscard Guaranty Company
P.O. Box 6919
Parsippany, NJ 07054-6919
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can you help me …I need to know how to locate an authentication company. My husband bought a basketball that has a card of authetecity. gloria