Are lightly played cards worth anything?
Lightly Played These cards are generally described as being in ‘good shape’, and many players are happy to purchase at this comparatively cost-effective level. Here you’ll find small but readily apparent blemishes, such as slightly bent corners, along with the typical wear from repeated shuffling and gameplay use.
What is considered moderately played?
Moderately Played /// Moderately Played Foil Cards in Moderately Played (MP) condition can have border wear, corner wear, scratching or scuffing, creases or whitening or any combination of moderate examples of these flaws.
How do you tell if a card is moderately played?
Moderately Played (Very Good) Moderately Played cards have discernible flaws such as major chipping around the edges and corners. They have moderate discoloration, indentation, creases, scratches, or stains. However, there is no liquid damage on Moderately Played cards.
What does a moderately played MTG card look like?
Moderately Played condition cards have moderate wear, or flaws apparent to the naked eye. Moderately Played condition cards can show moderate border wear, mild corner wear, water damage, scratches , creases or fading, light dirt buildup, or any combination of these defects.
What PSA is lightly played?
According to tcgplayer standards, they suggest near mint to be what I would consider psa 8-10 quality. Lightly played maybe 5-7.
How do I get a PSA 10 rating?
According to PSA, in order to earn a pristine PSA 10 (or Gem-Mint) rating, the card must be a ‘virtually perfect card’. The corners must be sharp, with no staining and original focus in tact.
Is PSA 8 good?
A PSA NM-MT 8 is a super high-end card that appears Mint 9 at first glance, but upon closer inspection, the card can exhibit the following: a very slight wax stain on reverse, slightest fraying at one or two corners, a minor printing imperfection, and/or slightly off-white borders.
Is a Beckett 9.5 a PSA 10?
Everyone in the hobby knows that generally speaking, PSA 10 is the best “non super rare” grade that most cards can get. PSA 10’s routinely sell for as much as 2.5x their BGS 9.5 counterpart.
Are PSA 9s worth buying?
PSA 9s are worth 2x as much as the raw card. Much like the BGS, the Steve Nash rookie had the most significant difference in value. In that case, the 9 was worth 2.5x as much as the raw.
Is Beckett harder than PSA?
BGS is preferred for newer cards mostly. However, Beckett is tougher on grading and a BGS 9.5 is just not as good as a PSA 10 or even PSA 9. Plus, the BGS cardholders are slightly bigger than PSA’s holders, which might become a problem for those who don’t have a lot of space.
How good is a PSA 9?
A PSA Mint 9 is a superb condition card that exhibits only one of the following minor flaws: a very slight wax stain on reverse, a minor printing imperfection or slightly off-white borders. Centering must be approximately 60/40 to 65/35 or better on the front and 90/10 or better on the reverse.