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  1. @RM4570 That is correct @oluckydayo If you are submitting multiple grading tiers in the same shipping box, indicate the highest/fastest grading tier on the sides of your shipping box. Incorrectly marked packages will experience delays. Please make sure that you pack your cards in the shipping box in the exact order that they appear on your packing list that you will print out when completing your CSG Online Submission form.
  2. @Eric3222 Thank you for reaching out to us with your question. CSG will certify sports cards with manufacturer’s certified (“pack pulled”) autographs only. Cards with other autographs are not currently eligible for CSG certification. The cost to have your manufacturer's certified autographed card certified would depend on the service tier that you choose. For more information on the current CSG Services & Fees CLICK HERE.
  3. The top card from the 1980-81 Topps set brings together three of the NBA’s most legendary players. Topps introduced a new concept to the world of sports card collecting when it released its 1980-81 set of basketball cards. Every card in the set featured three players, each on its own “mini card,” with perforations that allowed the standard-sized cards to be separated easily into three smaller cards. The mini card concept didn’t catch on, but the set produced a card that is considered by some to be the “holy grail” of basketball card collecting. READ MORE
  4. Seven months after opening an office in Japan, Topps has secured a licensing agreement for trading cards with the country’s top baseball league. READ MORE
  5. @Ben Sloc I apologize for the centering issue on your CSG slab. I have forwarded this information to our quality control to look into the labels being printed off-center. Please utilize our new, self-serve Mechanical Error feature on the Online Submission form to return your item for correction. Thank You & Have a Great Day!
  6. Topps’ Gypsy Queen baseball has always had an old-time, 19th-century feel to it. That makes sense since the set is based on the cigarette cards released between 1887 and 1890. Unlike Allen & Ginter, another retro set that has more of an eclectic mix, Gypsy Queen concentrates solely on baseball. Gypsy Queen will be released the week of May 18, 2022. A hobby box will contain 24 packs, with eight cards to a pack. Topps is promising two autograph cards and three chrome cards per hobby box. READ MORE
  7. Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG™) recently certified a 2020 Panini Contenders Rookie Ticket Autographs #101 Joe Burrow. CSG graded the Rookie Ticket Autograph card a 9.5, with sub-grades of 10 for Centering, Corners and Edges and a 9 for Surface. The autograph graded a 10. This on-card autograph, uncommon in this set, is highly coveted by collectors compared to the on-sticker variety. Both types of autographs are still authenticated by Panini. READ MORE
  8. A new basketball card brand will arrive later in the NBA season with Panini set to push out 2021-22 Recon Basketball. The name isn’t totally new. Recon was used inside last season’s Chronicles Basketball product, but now becomes a standalone product, with a release date of October 27. READ MORE
  9. @Nooorm If you want to have the card graded you would need to crack it and then send it in raw as a regular CSG submission. Here are the specifics of the CSG Cross-Over Service: CSG Cross-Over Service With CSG's CrossOver service, a card in a PSA, Beckett* or SGC holder is evaluated for CSG grading. The card will be removed from its holder and encapsulated by CSG only if CSG believes that the card will receive a CSG grade that is the same or higher than the grade assigned by the other grading service. If CSG believes the card does not meet its standards for the grade, it will be returned in its original holder and the full grading fee will still apply. If the card has been assigned sub-grades by the other grading service, it will be removed from its holder and encapsulated by CSG only if CSG believes all of the sub-grades will be the same or higher with CSG. *CSG treats Beckett BCCG encapsulated cards as raw cards. BCCG cards will be removed from their holders and crossed at any grade.
  10. @JWBlue When cards enter the grading phase of the certification process, CSG processes credit card payments. After the grading/encapsulation/imaging phase would be the quality control phase followed by the shipping phase. If you would like to inquire with CSG Customer Service, you can do so at the following: 1 888 CSG GRADE (1 888 274 4723) toll free1 941 361 1950Service@CSGcards.com
  11. @TheJakester I was given this message from our Website Coordinator "The ProIV server is currently down. Any web function that relies on ProIV is not working. This includes CSG submission forms, cert verification, submission tracking, registry entries, etc." Most likely the issues you are having are due this.
  12. @Yeahiwasder4dat All bulk submissions are currently on an estimated 139 working days turnaround. CSG always works off the current schedule listed here. PLEASE NOTE: Turnaround times are estimates only and are NOT guaranteed. Your bulk submission would be running on the current CSG turnaround times which are at an estimated 139 working days. Feel free to reach out to CSG customer service at Service@csgcards.com if you need further assistance.
  13. Bowman’s 1951 Mickey Mantle is considered the baseball icon’s true rookie card. The experts at Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG™) were honored to grade two examples of sought-after cards featuring baseball Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle. READ MORE
  14. @DHoey07 I am sorry to hear that about your card. If you feel the card was damaged while at our facility then please reach out to CSG Customer Service. 1 888 CSG GRADE (1 888 274 4723) toll free1 941 361 1950Service@CSGcards.com
  15. @dmaune That is correct. If your bulk submission was delivered in June then your estimated turnaround time would be from that date. Bulk submissions are currently at an estimated 139 working days.
  16. Hello Everyone, We apologize for the confusing response to the original question about charging for sub-grades. There is no double standard when it comes to CSG grading. Cards are graded the same, whether the submitter has requested sub-grades or not. However, sub-grades do take more time during the grading process. When a card is submitted to CSG, it is evaluated by the graders, and all four sub-grades are considered when determining a card's grade. When sub-grades are requested, there is essentially an extra step of confirming and recording the sub-grades, which slows down the grading process. That's the distinction and the reason for the fee.
  17. We apologize for the confusion here. Our basic service is no sub-grades, and we offer our customers the option to add subgrades to their cards for cards they feel would benefit from having sub-grades. Subgrades are not our standard service, and they do take longer in the grading process. In order to offer the same quality service to all customers, we charge a fee for the additional add-on service of subgrades.
  18. @Matt Kahkonen You got two great cards right there. We are glad to hear that you are happy with your submissions. Thank you for choosing CSG!
  19. @OSGAR I moved your post to the Sports Card Marketplace so you can see if any collectors have interest in your cards.
  20. Get in the game with the premier online arena for sports card collecting. Certified Sports Guaranty™(CSG®) is excited to announce that the CSG Registry is now live and ready for your sports cards! Online collectibles registries are popular and powerful tools that benefit collectors by providing inspiration, organization and recognition as collections are shared around the world. With the CSG Registry, sports card collectors will find a superior platform where they can display their CSG-certified cards and compete against other collectors to see who has the best sets. LEARN MORE Have slot or set requests? REQUEST THEM HERE
  21. @Mrtombs I confirmed with one of our CSG graders as well just to make sure the card was mislabeled. You can utilize our new Mechanical Error feature on the Online Submission form to return your card for the correction. I attached a screenshot of the Submission Form to show where that section is. NOTE: Valid Mechanical Error submissions will not be charged shipping, insurance, or handling fees. The payment card you provide during checkout will not be charged unless your submission is determined to be invalid. You can also reach out to CSG Customer Service if you have any questions/concerns about the Mechanical Error feature. 1 888 CSG GRADE (1 888 274 4723) toll free 1 941 361 1950 Service@CSGcards.com I hope that this information was helpful. Thank You & Have a Great Day!
  22. I just wanted to let everyone know that the CSG Registry is now live: https://www.csgcards.com/registry/ If you have a new set request: CLICK HERE
  23. @Mrtombs I just started recently as the Administrator for the CSG Chat Boards and I came across your post. I wanted to see if you were able to get assistance with this. Your card appears to be the Base Red from the 2019-20 Panini Status set and not the White Diamonds (which would have been numbered /125 as you stated above).
  24. The Upper Deck Company has announced its plans for 2021-22 Synergy Hockey. This is Upper Deck’s fifth release of Synergy, known for its low production and low serial numbering. This year, Upper Deck has gone heavy on the parallels, trying to deliver as many low serial numbers per box as possible. READ MORE
  25. @OSGAR Are you referring to the Topps Mexican NFL card set from the 1970s? We have a Sports Card Marketplace on the CSG Chat Boards here that you can buy and sell raw cards or CSG-graded cards. Please review the rules and guidelines of the Sports Card Marketplace: READ MORE