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Old 10-12-2017, 06:03 PM
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I have seen JSA pass some real slop lately, i hate to agree with the other poster, but perhaps you should try JSA instead. This is not an endorsement of JSA, but may get you the best chance of selling them for fair value.

Kevin Keating told me 2 years ago at the national after PSA failing a George Wright that he thought was good-"Go try JSA".
Did you? Whatever happened to your Wright? And is this any different than card guys grade shopping? They're all just opinions, after all, right?
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Old 10-12-2017, 08:19 PM
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Did you? Whatever happened to your Wright? And is this any different than card guys grade shopping? They're all just opinions, after all, right?
No, I did bring it back to PSA this year with new authticators and....it failed. However, PSA did not charge me again for failing and was explained why he thought it was no good. I still think it may be good but have since replaced it with a no doubter. IMHO, the difference between this and grading is there is much more wiggle room for grading. With this it is either good or no good. Obviously, certain opinions are worth more than others.
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Old 10-14-2017, 06:42 PM
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No, I did bring it back to PSA this year with new authticators and....it failed. However, PSA did not charge me again for failing and was explained why he thought it was no good. I still think it may be good but have since replaced it with a no doubter. IMHO, the difference between this and grading is there is much more wiggle room for grading. With this it is either good or no good. Obviously, certain opinions are worth more than others.
You wouldn't try it with JSA on ethical grounds, even when you are convinced it's good? I had no idea their reputation had gotten that bad that shopping something to them would feel like an ethical lapse.
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Old 10-15-2017, 01:04 PM
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You wouldn't try it with JSA on ethical grounds, even when you are convinced it's good? I had no idea their reputation had gotten that bad that shopping something to them would feel like an ethical lapse.
I actually had a great breakfast with Steve Grad Friday and talked to him about many things, including the Wright. Long story short, the Wright passed Beckett authentication. Based on the history of the signature coupled with I always thought it was good, I was not surprised.
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Old 10-15-2017, 04:43 PM
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I actually had a great breakfast with Steve Grad Friday and talked to him about many things, including the Wright. Long story short, the Wright passed Beckett authentication. Based on the history of the signature coupled with I always thought it was good, I was not surprised.
Happy ending! But I'm still confused as to why you didn't take Kevin's advice and run it by JSA since I guess they have a rep as easier to pass things. Kevin liked it, right?
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Old 10-16-2017, 09:17 AM
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Happy ending! But I'm still confused as to why you didn't take Kevin's advice and run it by JSA since I guess they have a rep as easier to pass things. Kevin liked it, right?
Again, this is just my 2 cents.

While JSA has great Customer Service, I am still not a fan. I was concerned that JSA would be like PSA at the time. They would take it "behind the curtain", two kids would fail it after looking at it for 2 seconds and I am out another $200. I was also concerned that JSA's reputation is going down and that the Cert won't be worth anything in 10 years.

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