PSA and COVID-19: Dealing with a Pandemic

  March 2020 changed our lives forever. That’s when the federal government and, shortly thereafter, individual states throughout the country, started to react to the quickly spreading communicable virus we now call COVID-19. Countless press briefings and ever-evolving measures were…

Guess What? PSA is Hiring

  Are you looking for a rewarding career? Perhaps you’re a recent graduate? Maybe you’re just seeking a fresh start in the workplace? Well, guess what? PSA is hiring! Despite the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 virus, the industry leader…

Learning the PSA Grading Scale

  Say you wake up one day and discover that your great grandfather left you a footlocker full of T206 cards. Or your late father willed you his entire 1952 Topps Baseball card collection once you secured your bachelor’s degree….

Gale Sayers Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  When the Chicago Bears selected Gale Sayers with the No. 4 overall pick in the 1965 NFL Draft, the speedy halfback out of the University of Kansas was bringing impressive credentials to the professional gridiron. During his three-year varsity…

Keys to Trading Card Storage and Preservation

The thrill of collecting trading cards is multi-faceted. You’re excited to land the cards, but now the trick is to preserve them, preferably in pristine condition. Having been around this great hobby for three decades, I’ve noticed a few things…

Factors That Impact Trading Card Value

  For generations, fans of all sports have enjoyed the thrill of collecting cards of their favorite players and teams and trading them with friends and fellow collectors. And nowadays, the hobby is gaining some serious steam. Since the late…

Pete Maravich Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  The late Pete Maravich was one of the flashiest ball handlers who ever graced a basketball court. His nickname – “Pistol Pete” – came about for two reasons. First, as a high school player, he had a habit of…

Dan Marino Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  When he announced his retirement before the start of the 2000 NFL season, Dan Marino held numerous passing records. In 17 seasons playing quarterback for the Miami Dolphins, he finished his career with 4,967 completions in 8,358 attempts, 61,361…

Collecting While Stuck at Home | Join the PSA Set Registry

In this new, limited blog series, “20 Ways to Collect While Stuck at Home,” we offer ideas for enjoying your collection at times when a standard hobby experience is not possible. Illness, financial constraints, or any number of factors might temporarily keep collectors from participating…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Card Values | PSA Collector Guide

  He was born in New York City in 1947 and his original name was Ferdinand “Lew” Alcindor Jr. The son of a transit cop and a department store price checker, he was destined to play basketball as he grew…