2019 Parkside Collectibles MLL Trading Cards Box Break

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…

PSA Adds Photo-Matching to Professional Bat Authentication Service

  PSA is adding photo-matching examination to its professional model bat authentication service. A true photo-match is a definitive match of an image or video footage frame to a specific bat. A conclusive photo-match can add tremendous value to an…

Submissions 101: Declared Value Part 2

  One of the most common questions we get is regarding Declared Value. More specifically, “What is it?” which is almost always followed by, “What value should I enter?” So, we put a little video together in hopes of answering…

Submissions 101: PSA Card Qualifiers (Part 2)

  Submitting your trading cards for authenticating and grading purposes can sometimes seem overwhelming, especially when the term “card qualifiers” comes into play. In an effort to educate card collectors and help them with the submittal process, we’d like to…

Submissions 101: PSA Card Qualifiers (Part 1)

  Submitting your trading cards for grading purposes can sometimes seem like a daunting task, especially when “card qualifiers” come into play. In an effort to educate collectors and help them with the submittal process, we’d like to define three…

39th National: Record Revenue Show for PSA

  In many respects, the 39th National Sports Collectors Convention, which was held in Cleveland from August 1 through 5, turned out to be one for the record books for PSA. Thousands upon thousands of submissions were handled every day…

Submissions 101: Terms & Conditions

  To assist collectors with their card grading submissions, PSA continues to produce informative “Submission 101” themed videos. In this episode, PSA PR Specialist Terry Melia and newly appointed PSA President Steve Sloan pinpoint some of the more important points…

PSA Presents the VG3 Show – Episode 4, Comic-Con Edition

  Once again, PSA has big plans for the biggest comic book and entertainment show of the year: Comic-Con. Collectors, comic book fans and movie buffs from around the world will be in attendance to enjoy the sights, giveaways, celebrity…

PSA Presents the VG3 Show – Episode 3

  As Major League Baseball approaches its Mid-Summer Classic, PSA proudly presents its third episode of the “PSA VG3 Show.” It remains three “Very Good” minutes of authentic hobby talk. Watch as Show Host Kristin Kirby reports on the latest…

Submissions 101: Online vs. Paper

  To encourage more collectors to submit their cards for grading, PSA created its popular “Submissions 101” video series. Several step-by-step tutorials have been produced to assist collectors with their card-grading pursuits. This entry, entitled “Online vs. Paper,” explains the…