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Ebay Authentication Guarantee Gets Update Through PSA Partnership
Today, eBay has announced that as part of their Authentication Guarantee, they are teaming up with Professional Sports Authenticator (or PSA), a major force in the collectible grading service industry. The iconic full art of Charizard from the Base Set of the Pokémon Trading Card Game one of the mainstays of the trading card market on eBay[...]
CGC Insider #2: Fingerprints And Comic Book Grading
Nobody should pay $3,207,852.00 for a comic, or even $32.00, without having a sense of what the info on the CGC label means, and how it was determined. This week, CGC Primary Grader  Shawn Caffrey, discusses the impact of fingerprints on comic book grading. This installment of CGC Insider is the second in the series, tune in here next[...]
CGC's Ex-President Launches New Comics Grading Service, CBCS
Steve Borock was the President of comics slabbing and grading company CGC He was also their primary grader He left CGC to work for Heritage Auctions in 2008, specialising in their handling of valuable comic books including those of Don & Maggie Thompson, and worked on the board of comics veteran charity, HERO. On June 3rd, his[...]