NonSports Forum

Net54baseball.com
Welcome to Net54baseball.com. These forums are devoted to both Pre- and Post- war baseball cards and vintage memorabilia, as well as other sports. There is a separate section for BSelling and Trading - the B/S/T area!! If you write anything concerning a person or company your full name needs to be in your post or obtainable from it. . Contact the moderator at leon@net54baseball.com should you have any questions or concerns. Enjoy!
Net54baseball.com
Net54baseball.com
ebay GSB
T206s on Ebay
Pre-WWII Cards
Post WWII Cards
Vintage Memorabilia
Babe Ruth Cards
Ty Cobb Cards
Lou Gehrig Cards
Mickey Mantle Cards
Goudey Cards
Bowman Cards
T205s on Ebay
Tobacco "T" Cards
Caramel "E" Cards
Vintage Baseball Postcards
Football Cards on Ebay
Exhibit Cards
Strip Cards
Baking Cards
Sporting News
Playball Cards on Ebay

Go Back   Net54baseball.com Forums > Net54baseball Main Forum - WWII & Older Baseball Cards > Net54baseball Vintage (WWII & Older) Baseball Cards & New Member Introductions

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-02-2021, 03:09 PM
Belfast1933 Belfast1933 is offline
Jeff
Je.ff Gro.ss
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Location: Newburyport MA
Posts: 343
Default When (and when not) to grade... your approach?

Wow, I am a very occasional submitter to grading companies.... I obviously don’t pay much attention to the business of TPGs

But when the h#%% did SGC increase its rates from $15 to $75/card?? It just does not make sense to send in “maybe $150” value cards anymore for grading.

I’d be interested to hear... at $30-$75 per card to grade, what is your logic for when it makes sense to submit a card for grading?

Like many of you, I sell my extra cards to help fund my own collection needs - used to justify sending 10-20 cards in at $15/pop.

Now? Hard to justify - appreciate your insights, fellow Net54ers.

Jeff
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-02-2021, 03:15 PM
swarmee's Avatar
swarmee swarmee is offline
J0hn Raff3rty
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Niceville FL
Posts: 5,788
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Belfast1933 View Post
But when the h#%% did SGC increase its rates from $15 to $75/card??
They went from $15 to $25 a couple of months ago, then tripled to $75 once PSA announced it was shutting down any submission level under $300 until July at the earliest.
__________________
--
PWCC: The Fish Stinks From the Head
PSA: Regularly Get Cheated
BGS: Can't detect trimming on modern
SGC: Closed auto authentication business
JSA: Approved same T206 Autos before SGC
Oh, what a difference a year makes.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-02-2021, 05:31 PM
perezfan's Avatar
perezfan perezfan is offline
M@RK ST€!NBERG
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 6,103
Default

It's not a good time to submit for grading. If you can wait it out, you're probably best off doing so. If you have something you urgently need to sell, and want to maximize your return, then I suppose it's time to make the tough decisions and perhaps bite the bullet. It won't be timely or cheap.

But if it's a decision just for your own collection, patience is a definite virtue.

Last edited by perezfan; 05-02-2021 at 05:32 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-02-2021, 05:39 PM
Seven's Avatar
Seven Seven is offline
James
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Posts: 613
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Belfast1933 View Post
Wow, I am a very occasional submitter to grading companies.... I obviously don’t pay much attention to the business of TPGs

But when the h#%% did SGC increase its rates from $15 to $75/card?? It just does not make sense to send in “maybe $150” value cards anymore for grading.

I’d be interested to hear... at $30-$75 per card to grade, what is your logic for when it makes sense to submit a card for grading?

Like many of you, I sell my extra cards to help fund my own collection needs - used to justify sending 10-20 cards in at $15/pop.

Now? Hard to justify - appreciate your insights, fellow Net54ers.

Jeff
I'd only ever grade, if I wanted to sell the card.
__________________
Successful Deals With:

charlietheexterminator
todeen
tonyo
Santo10fan
Bocabirdman (2x)
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-02-2021, 05:57 PM
pokerplyr80's Avatar
pokerplyr80 pokerplyr80 is offline
je.sse @rnot
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: California
Posts: 3,772
Default

At $75 per card I doubt I will own many raw cards worth enough to justify that kind of fee. Aside from the bulk submissions advertised here in the past I haven't submitted a card myself in years. I plan to stick to cards that are already graded in the future.
__________________
Successful transactions with peter spaeth, don's cards, vwtdi, wolf441, 111gecko, Clydewally, Jim, SPMIDD, MattyC, jmb, botn, E107collector, begsu1013, and a few others.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 05-02-2021, 06:35 PM
Exhibitman's Avatar
Exhibitman Exhibitman is offline
Ad@m W@r$h@w
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Beautiful Downtown Burbank
Posts: 9,397
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Belfast1933 View Post
Wow, I am a very occasional submitter to grading companies.... I obviously don’t pay much attention to the business of TPGs

But when the h#%% did SGC increase its rates from $15 to $75/card?? It just does not make sense to send in “maybe $150” value cards anymore for grading.

I’d be interested to hear... at $30-$75 per card to grade, what is your logic for when it makes sense to submit a card for grading?

Like many of you, I sell my extra cards to help fund my own collection needs - used to justify sending 10-20 cards in at $15/pop.

Now? Hard to justify - appreciate your insights, fellow Net54ers.

Jeff
10X rule for me; if it isn't worth 10x the cost of the submission I don't bother.
__________________
At ten all I thought about was card collecting. At twenty all I thought about was women. At thirty all I thought about was success. At forty all I thought about was money. Now all I think about is retirement...because all I want to think about is card collecting!
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 05-02-2021, 08:04 PM
mq711 mq711 is offline
Mel Quatt.lebaum
 
Join Date: Jul 2016
Posts: 114
Default

How about $75 to reholder any card under $7500! $75 for a buck worth of plastic.
Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to approach the T206 spreadsheet Kevin Net54baseball Vintage (WWII & Older) Baseball Cards & New Member Introductions 13 01-18-2021 02:07 PM
Possible Large collection purchase (How to Approach) Ironheart Net54baseball Sports (Primarily) Vintage Memorabilia Forum incl. Game Used 7 06-24-2020 12:37 PM
set-building approach darwinbulldog Net54baseball Vintage (WWII & Older) Baseball Cards & New Member Introductions 2 05-11-2015 04:28 PM
Interesting approach to selling cards..... Brian Van Horn Net54baseball Vintage (WWII & Older) Baseball Cards & New Member Introductions 9 01-28-2013 11:53 PM
Approach to Building Sets Matthew80 Postwar Baseball Cards Forum (Pre-1980) 27 03-16-2012 08:16 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:30 AM.


ebay GSB