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Old 06-18-2021, 05:20 AM
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Can someone please tell me where the "mark" is????


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Old 06-18-2021, 05:48 AM
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I cannot find the alleged mark, but do see a pinhole. I did not think pinhole cards could receive a grade higher than a 2. The majority that I own, which are in great shape other than a small pinhole, usually receive a 1.5. So, I guess a 3 is the highest a pinhole card can receive or was this a mistake?
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Old 06-18-2021, 05:52 AM
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I cannot find the alleged mark, but do see a pinhole. I did not think pinhole cards could receive a grade higher than a 2. The majority that I own, which are in great shape other than a small pinhole, usually receive a 1.5. So, I guess a 3 is the highest a pinhole card can receive or was this a mistake?
While it has the look of a pinhole, it doesn't break thru. I would call it more like an "indentation". I got others with the "MK" mark without the mark if you want to see others.
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Old 06-18-2021, 06:02 AM
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Did you try looking at them under black light? There are a couple of stray dots on the edges of the cards, one of which could be a pen point. I think if there was any recoloring of the red field at the bottom front (where the indentation is), that they would have given that an ALTERED.
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While it has the look of a pinhole, it doesn't break thru. I would call it more like an "indentation". I got others with the "MK" mark without the mark if you want to see others.
Definitely looks like a pinhole. There is a matching ,ark on back and dark spots on back near bottom... I think a 3 is good!
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Faint smiley face above the CH in the left hand corner, back side.
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Faint smiley face above the CH in the left hand corner, back side.
Good eye....I will post the others......
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Would have never seen the Smiley Face until you pointed it out....
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I got the cards Bobby thanks but I think PSA needs to look into the holders and how they are encapsulating them. I scanned them before I tried tapping them into place and when I do they just slide in between the two layers.

This is just a few but they are all crooked in the holders.

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I picked up a recently graded PSA E card that had the same issue of being crooked in the holder and wouldn't tap back into place. Left it in my car for 10 minutes to warm up, tapped it into place, then put it in the fridge for 10 minutes.
After seeing your cards it looks like PSA might have a bad batch of holders in their system. I guess for $300/card a guy can't expect much QC, sarcasm intended.
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PSA status of my submission. Cards sent for submission September 4, 2020. Logged in October 7, 2020 and will be shipped back June 21, 2021. In total, 10 months to get 6 prewar cards graded. A little long in submission length but there are worse things in the world.
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Again,

Once you need wheelbarrows to haul the money to the bank - it's quite acceptable for all kinds of things to "slip thru the cracks".

The concept started out pretty simple -

1.) Send us your stuff
2.) Our guys will evaluate condition
3.) We will put it in a clear plastic tomb to prevent damage going forward

If you can't successfully accomplish those 3 simple objectives, after 20+ years of trying, then it's time for you to just open up a burger joint.... jeeziz
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Hope they re-holder all of those for free. But even if so, when the hell would you get them back? What a shame to spend that much money and wait forever, only to have them come back looking like that! Simply awful.

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I had four like that but was able to tap them back into place.
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I got the cards Bobby thanks but I think PSA needs to look into the holders and how they are encapsulating them. I scanned them before I tried tapping them into place and when I do they just slide in between the two layers.

This is just a few but they are all crooked in the holders.

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The flips are also wrinkled and look like chewy bacon. You wait over a year to receive your cards back and: (1) the cards won’t stay in the designated area; and (2) the flips are wrinkled.

First world problems, but still frustrating. I feel your pain.
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They weren't like that when I shipped them out. Maybe I didn't pack them up good enough? For that I apologize.
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They weren't like that when I shipped them out. Maybe I didn't pack them up good enough? For that I apologize.
No they were packed fine Bobby, it has to be a flaw in the holders I've had many before that needed to be tapped into place but with these when you try
and tap them into place they slide right through on the other side when they finally do break loose and I've never had them slide between the two layers like that before.
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