Originally Posted by Mrdevintage
Collectors & Dealers.
I want to warn you about the counterfeit graded PSA cards in circulation. I purchased a 1952 Topps Mantle Rookie back in December. I am not a graded card expert. I do more memorabilia. Over the years I noticed the PSA ads and they convinced me that you need to only buy graded cards to protect yourself from cards that are counterfeit or altered. But behind the scenes you have crooks removing cards from PSA holders and replacing them with counterfeit cards.
I had an interesting conversation with a seller on the Bay a couple of weeks ago and I have to be honest and say that I finally snapped. Here I am thinking I'm helping a seller out because he is trying to sell a card that isn't what he is claiming it is so I send him a message. Well the reply I get is an absolute jioke and treats me like I've committed some crime. I am so sick and tired of hearing that the "Buyer Should Beware" that I could have driven down to this sellers shop and done
The Worst Kept Secret seemed to hit a nerve with several people who subscribe to this forum. Fears that the card companies who are members of this forum wouldn't be too happy with what I said and that retribution down the road may happen scared a few people. I stick to my comments and as an 'insider' I feel that I am quite qualified to make them. I wish I had recorded the original comments I made regarding this item back in July but I did make them to several people who have commented to me that
Updated 09-03-2012 at 11:54 AM by frozenheroes
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Got the Barry Sanders 2011 Gold Standard Hall of Gold Auto /10 and it looks amazing. I am tempted to keep it and sell my Sweet Spot Sanders, but we'll see. I am looking to get anywhere from $130-150.
I put the 1994 Skybox Plaque in a lot on Ebay and just crossed my fingers and hoped for the best. It ends tomorrow and has 12 watchers. I need about $50 out of the lot to get my $25 back on it.
Other recent Steals:
2008 Marcus Allen Press Pass Legends Saturday
Well we attended the Upper Deck Rookie Photo Shoot at Mastercard Centre in Toronto on Tuesday Before getting into specific details I want to thank our main Upper Deck distributor Grosnor Distribution for the invite and to Upper Deck for taking care of us. I also want to say thanks to all of the rookies who attended the day long event as this was the second straight day of this and for all they go through during it, having their stuff on all day, they were truly cordial and
Updated 08-29-2012 at 05:55 PM by frozenheroes
(spelling again...so much for my spell checker.)