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…

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…

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…

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…

Submissions 101: Packaging Guidelines

  To assist collectors with their card grading submissions, PSA has produced a series of “Submissions 101” videos. In this episode, entitled “Packaging Guidelines,” PSA V.P. Steve Sloan and Customer Service rep Carlos De La Torre share some handy packaging…

Submissions 101: Show Submissions

  To further simplify the submissions process and make it as easy as possible, we’ve produced a series of “Submissions 101” videos. In this episode, we cover some pro tips on submitting your collectibles at a show for PSA authentication….