Displaying Your Card Collection

  In the collectibles community, there’s no greater joy than pulling a coveted card from a pack. Try and visualize unearthing Michael Jordan’s #57 rookie card from a previously uncracked wax pack of 1986 Fleer Basketball. Or what about snagging…

The Importance Behind Third-Party Authentication and Grading

  One of the toughest decisions any collector faces is when to part ways with all or some of his collection. It’s often based on finances – or lack thereof – and brings with it an emotional toll. It could…

PSA’s New Mechanical Error Reporting Feature

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…

Second PSA Gem Mint 10 Set of 1999 Pokémon 1st Edition Sells for $107,010

Pokémon card sales continue to take the hobby by storm The coveted 103-card Pokémon 1st Edition English Base Set from 1999 sold last month for $107,010 through Goldin Auctions. The last time we saw this collection of Pokémon cards, it…

PSA Introduces New Sales Team, Unveils New Landing Page

  They make up the PSA Sales team. They are five men dedicated to servicing their clients’ needs. They are a force to be reckoned with in hobby circles and help keep PSA’s name, services and reputation in good standing….

PSA Unveils Plans for 40th Annual National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago

  The biggest sports collectibles show of the year is nearly upon us! And the team at PSA is once again ready to provide onsite grading and produce free, custom encapsulated trading cards for collectors at the fast-approaching 2019 National…

PSA’s Medal of the Month Giveaway!

  We had such a blast with our 12 Days of Collecting promo, we’ve decided to extend the concept into a monthly giveaway. Introducing, ahem, the “Medal of the Month Giveaway.” Each month, we will announce on social media a…

Auction Prices Realized: The Power of PSA Grading

  Last week, a much-anticipated online auction of the 1933 Goudey Baseball set, graded “Current Finest” on the PSA Set Registry, came to a close. Each one of the 240 cards up for bid comprised its own lot with many…

Screwdown Holders: The Perils of Card Preservation

  A funny thing happened to me on my way to getting some of my coveted cards authenticated and/or graded by PSA. I quickly discovered the perils of using non-recessed screwdown holders. After serving a one-year hitch as PSA’s PR…

PSA’s Top Auction Prices Realized in 2018

  With a big assist coming from the late, great Mickey Mantle, Professional Sports Authenticator (www.PSAcard.com) is happy to report that it once again certified tens of thousands of sports cards and autographs in 2018 including 10 of the most…