02-04-2013, 01:12 PM #1
Peyton Manning Contenders Auto Grade Is In
Sold off all of my Manning Contenders except this one. Just got the news on the grade. I think they hit the auto a bit harsh, but happy overall. 8.5 is a VERY tough grade to get on this condition sensitive set.
Set Name : 1998 Playoff Contenders Ticket
Player Name : Pey.Manning AU/200*
Date Graded : Monday, February 04, 2013
Centering Grade : 8.5
Corner Grade : 8.0
Edges Grade : 8.5
Surfaces Grade : 9.0
Autograph Grade : 8.0
Final Grade : 8.5
02-07-2013, 01:59 PM #2
8 - 8.5 would seem reasonable on the autograph. Looks as if what ever he was signing with was nearing the end of it's lifespan, but an 8.5 final grade still commands a small premium.
02-07-2013, 10:49 PM #3
Thanks for the input, Robert. Clearly there's some streaking, but the boldness is better than almost all Contenders Mannings I've owned. As for the premium, 8.5 actually gets about $800 over a non-graded on average. Either way I'm happy with the card, which is what matters in the end
02-08-2013, 09:06 PM #4
That is so true... I would not own a single card that did not please me. I believe a lot of people have lost sight of that.