SGC vs. BGS vs. PSA Grading: Who Is Best in 2023?

Card Graders: Will PSA Grading Remain King? Can SGC Grading or Beckett Grading or Another Dethrone Them? PSA Grading or Beckett Grading, or SGC Grading Here at Gold Card Auctions, more reader questions may be submitted on the topic of grading than anything else. That’s understandable, as it’s a highly subjective yet ultimately critical process. … Read more

In-Depth Sports Card Market Trends and Statistics (2023)

Sports Card Market Trends in 2022 Market Value: The United States Sports Trading Card Market was valued at USD 4,707.21 Million in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 62,063.80 Million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 28.76% from 2020 to 2027 – www.prnewswire.com Collectibles and NFT Market Size Forecast to reach $1 Trillion by 2032 … Read more

Top 10 Nathan Mackinnon Rookie Cards

The Colorado Avalanche drafted Nathan MacKinnon with the first overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. Born in September 1995, he was just 17 when he entered the league. Shop Nathan MacKinnon Rookie Cards on eBay MacKinnon played in 82 games as a rookie, scoring 24 goals, dishing 39 assists, and posting a +20 rating. … Read more

1986 Michael Jordan Fleer Card the GOAT of Sports Cards?

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Throughout his illustrious 15-year NBA career, Michael Jordan was a six-time NBA champion, six-time NBA Finals MVP, five-time MVP, 14-time All-Star, and a member of the NBA’s 50th Anniversary Team, among countless other accolades. After dominating the sport for more than a decade, Michael Jordan is routinely considered the greatest basketball player and athlete of … Read more

Wayne Gretzky RC Valuation VS. G.O.A.T.s Tom Brady & Michael Jordan

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Q: How Wayne Gretzky RC Valuation Stacks Up Against the Other G.O.A.T.s Michael Jordan and Tom Brady Wayne Gretzky is the undisputed G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time) that the National Hockey League has ever seen. A: His rookie card values simply don’t match those of the respective goats in basketball (Michael Jordan rookie cards) and … Read more

HGA Grading: CEO Tyler Hitt On AI’s Potential in Card Grading

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Let’s play a quick game of word association. I’ll throw out a polarizing, two-letter acronym: “AI”. What comes to mind? Killer humanoid robots? Gmail finishing your sentences for you? Elon Musk? Until recently, few have associated “AI” with “trading card grading”. Tyler Hitt, CEO of the Hybrid Grading Approach (HGA), hopes to create a stronger … Read more

Sports Card Investing: Maximize Portfolio Returns (Ultimate Guide)

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Sports cards continue to make international news. For example, the 2018 NBA Logoman Luka Doncic rookie card recently sold for 4.6 million dollars. Also, consider a 1989 Ken Griffey Jr. Upper Deck rookie card. In July of 2017, the value was $400. The same card recently sold for $3,725 (both being PSA 10 grades/PSACards). It’s … Read more