TTM = Through the Mail I’ve always found hobby projects to be most enjoyable when they have a specific theme and force me to learn something new while adding items to my collection. Of all the different manners in which…



PSA just launched a new feature that lets customers report any cards that have been misidentified in their orders. Introducing, the Mechanical Error Reporting Feature. Before the feature launched via www.PSAcard.com, customers were unable to report errors in a timely…



For collectors of a certain age there is something oddly comforting about junk wax cards. Far too many were printed, they’re littered with quasi-errors and print issues, and “rare” chase cards are numbered in the thousands. However, they are also…


I have been called an old soul in my day, and I guess that translates into my collecting life as well. I typically prefer my cards to be vintage, my autographs to be in ballpoint and my packs to contain…


  It’s about time we featured a basketball set in this column, and we couldn’t think of any larger, more powerful example than Shaquille O’Neal’s Rookie Set. By the time the 7-foot-1 behemoth called it a career, “Shaq Daddy” had…




  “It was challenging but at the same time exciting in taking the first footsteps in the inaugural journey where no grading company had gone.” Those were the proud words spoken by PSA Japan Business Director Tony Aram when asked…