Card grading has become a big part of the collectable card hobby. Demand for it grew to unprecedented levels around the 2020 collectable card boom, to the point where the most popular and reputable grading companies had to temporarily suspend submissions soon after,

Card grading has become a huge part of the collectable card hobby, and while some companies have been around since the 90s, there’s more choice than ever after some unprecedented years of demand in 2020 and 2021. It’s almost standard practice these days

With so many different sports card manufacturers, sets and parallels these days, it can be tough to identify how rare a sports card is. Maybe you’ve stumbled across an old sports card collection, and you want to know if you’re sitting on any

If you have a collection of sports cards, the way they are stored will have a big impact on their condition. Experienced collectors will know that storing trading cards properly is important to preserve them long term, and avoid them getting damaged from

Card grading is a great way to not only preserve a card’s condition, but to also increase its value – the higher a card is graded, the more it’s worth to collectors. Submission numbers for professional card grading, in recent times, have grown

There’s huge demand for trading and sports card grading right now.  The most popular grading company, PSA, have recently had to suspend their grading services, and pause any new card submissions because of the volume of grading requests they’re getting – In other

If you’ve been in the sports card collecting hobby for any length of time, chances are you’ve heard of the phrase ‘rookie card’. Rookie Cards have a bit of an aura about them in the hobby – They’re a big deal to collectors,

In recent years, card grading has become a huge part of the sports card hobby. There’s many good reasons to get a sports card graded, such as increasing the value if you’re looking to sell the card. PSA are arguably the most well-known

In the sports card hobby, a player’s rookie cards are often their most valuable cards. If you’re just starting out in the sports card collecting hobby, you may be wondering why a rookie card is worth more than other cards. To those who

A lot of people are realizing that there’s money to be made by trading sports cards, but so many do not take the time to research and educate themselves before jumping in. As someone who has bought and sold soccer cards in particular

So far, 2021 seems to have been the year for Non-fungible tokens, also known as NFTs. A few months ago, I was fully aware of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum but I’d never even heard of an NFT and had no idea that

The sports card market, and trading cards in general, have been on the up in recent years. They’ve benefitted from a huge wave of refreshed hype in the last few years with high profile endorsements from the likes of Gary Vaynerchuck and Logan Paul.

Collectible cards have had a decent few years of hype and increased popularity – card grading is bigger than ever. With all this growing hype, plenty of new collectors or enthusiasts are looking to grade their rare cards… and there’s plenty of reasons

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As most of us know by now, the condition of a collectible card has a big impact on its value… The slightest scuff to the corner of a well centered card can be the difference between a PSA 10 and a PSA 9

There’s plenty of easy ways to find the value of sports cards these days. You might have found an old collection and want to know what your cards are worth, or you could be new to collecting sports cards and you want to

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