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Old 04-23-2013, 12:43 AM   #1
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Default Grading advice: 71-72 Topps Bobby Orr

Does anyone around here with grading experience feel like offering some advice?

I have this card in my comc account:
gethighonhockey's 1971-72 Topps #100 - Bobby Orr - COMC

I was thinking about trying out their new grading service. I've never had any of my cards graded... is it worth it? The card looks pretty good to me, but I have pretty low standards. What do you think it would get?

(and I realize you can't see everything in the scan, but whatever)
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Old 04-23-2013, 03:15 AM   #2
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It looks to be at least a 6.5 with a good chance at a 7. Maybe a miracle 8.

That is my guess for PSA grades. I have no idea about Beckett.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:40 AM   #3
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I have one in just about the same condition. I was going to send it to PSA eventually. I want to try grading through COMC as well. I don't really have anything in my account(s) that I want graded though. I will probably do the separate grading. I live close enough to just take them over there.
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:04 AM   #4
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What's it worth raw? I think a 7 is a pretty solid guess, maybe 7.5 (assuming no wrinkles, etc).
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:30 AM   #5
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6 or 7 due to the centering. No way it gets a 6.5 or 7.5. You typically have to have really solid centering to get the 1/2 grade bumps for PSA. Still a nice card.
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:59 AM   #6
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centering is bad if they give it an oc qualifier it will grade a bit higher however if they dont give it a qualifier id say 5-6 at best and this is psa not beckett. BGS/BVG will HAMMER that card
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Old 04-23-2013, 01:02 PM   #7
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thanks for the advice everyone. i'll post it up if i do go through with grading, but right now i'm leaning towards not.
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:54 PM   #8
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well, someone sent a fair offer so I let it go as is. it won't be graded by me at least.
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