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Old 04-12-2017, 06:02 PM
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Default How could PSA Grade this Mantle???????

As many of you know, I am NOT a graded collector nor a fan of TPG's. Here is one reason why. How could PSA grade this card????? NOT AUTHENTIC, but a VG 3!!!!

It is cut way down and missing the frame!!

See the graded one first, then what it really looks like.
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Old 04-12-2017, 06:17 PM
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How could PSA grade this card?????
Not sure "how," but I know "why." PSA and the others will grade anything for the right price.
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Old 04-12-2017, 07:00 PM
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Not sure "how," but I know "why." PSA and the others will grade anything for the right price.
Yes, multi million dollar corporation risks everything...for card grading fees
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If borders don't matter, then get ready for what's going to happen next…

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Wow! I assume that started out like the ones shown above?
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It's photoshop.
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As many of you know, I am NOT a graded collector nor a fan of TPG's. Here is one reason why. How could PSA grade this card????? NOT AUTHENTIC, but a VG 3!!!!

It is cut way down and missing the frame!!

See the graded one first, then what it really looks like.
I was a bit surprised when I was this a couple of years ago. I wonder if this is the only way it will fit in their holders? I actually like it better, and the colors on the PSA one are great. Of course, I would never trim mine down.
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Old 04-12-2017, 07:53 PM
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Get in touch with PSA and have them buy it back, and regrade it correctly.
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SGC did it with mine yrs ago. Of course, mine had the picture frame/borders. It got a numerical grade. The slab was barely large enough for it.
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