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Q9: What are some of the terms used for card grading ?

Using a system of grading codes based on those established by price guides such as Beckett, Tuff Stuff, Sports Collectorís Digest, collectors can determine the approximate condition of items offered by interpreting the following grades. Grading is very subjective and there can also be grades in between the levels below.

MINT (MT) - while we rarely use this grade, occasionally it can be found for items that we appraise as appearing nearly perfect to the naked eye. With respect to cards, it would be defined as one with 50/50 centering all around, razor-sharp corners, a photo that is well-registered and completely focused, and no visible imperfections on card front or back.

NEAR MINT-MINT (NRMT/MT) - is qualified by at least 60/40 centering, only the slightest hint of corner wear upon close inspection, and may have a barely visible print spot, lack of intense color, or a slight focus imperfection.

NEAR MINT (NRMT) - card displays at least 70/30 centering, may have a visible slight touch of corner wear all around, and/or a few slightly visible print spots, a lack of intense color, or a slight focus imperfection.

EXCELLENT-MINT (EX/MINT) - centering equivalent to NRMT (70/30), but 2 or 3 corners display an obvious "fuzzy" quality. Essentially, a card that would have been deemed NRMT if not for the corner wear being more apparent. May have a barely visible print spot, a lack of intense color, or a slight focus imperfection.

EXCELLENT (EX) - all four corners show visible signs of wear, but are not rounded. Centering at least 80/20. May have a visible print spot, a lack of intense color, or a slight focus imperfection.

VERY GOOD (VG) - Corners are rounded and the card may have creases or wrinkles.

FAIR TO GOOD - in this grade, card has rounded corners and other major defects such as scuffing, pinholes, loss of gloss, multiple creases. In general, a markedly worn card and often used as a "filler" until a better one comes along.

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1954 Bowman Baseball

Competition between Topps and Bowman was raging back in 1953 and 1954 and led to problems in both companies sets. In 1953 Topps had 6 cards that were never issued because those players had signed contracts with Bowman. In 1954 Topps got revenge by signing Ted Williams to an exclusive contract. Bowman had to pull Ted Williams (card #66) from their set shortly after they started printing. They replaced Ted Williams with Jimmy Piersall (who also was card #210). The short printing of Ted Williams' 1954 Bowman card makes it one of the 1950's scarcest and most sought-after searched cards.

1954 Bowman Wax Box Bowman, perhaps distracted by the competition with Topps, created a set filled with errors & variations. Nearly 20% (40 out of 224 cards) had some sort of variation, with some even having more than 2 !!!

The St. Louis Browns move to Baltimore after the '53 season also made things interesting for Bowman. When the 1954 cards were designed, Bowman's artists had no idea what an Orioles jersey would look like - so they made them up.

1954 Bowman Wax Pack Through the years companies would try out various card numbering schemes. The 1954 Bowman set was made up of 14 cards for each of 16 teams. Cards were numbered in a rotation with all the cards of a single team being 16 apart. Example: the Yankees were card #1,17,33,49...

TOP ROOKIES: Don Larsen,Harvey Kuenn,Frank Thomas TOP STARS: Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Yogi Berra, Duke Snider, Roy Campanella, Whitey Ford, Phil Rizzuto ... Ted Williams was not considered part of a complete set.


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1991 Cardboard Dreams Baseball Cards
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1991 Cardboard Dreams Complete 16-card set.
PLUS Prototype cards #1 & #2.

1991 Cardboard Dreams Promo #1 1991 Cardboard Dreams Promo #2 1991 Cardboard Dreams Ryan back
Great little odd ball set with interesting fronts and backs.
Cards were issued in 1991 as a promotional lead-in for an upcoming sportscard magazine to be named "Cardboard Dreams". The cards were given away at several Southern California and a couple of regional baseball card shows in random 1-card envelopes.

Unfortunately, shortly before the magazine's 1st issue, Major League Baseball and other agencies began several law suits against similar magazines. Before the dust settled, plans for the magazine were dropped leaving just the small run of promotional cards and a few color proof variations.

The set includes the following cards:

      SERIES 1                   SERIES 2
  #1 Willie Mays            # 9 Mickey Mantle                
  #2 Nolan Ryan             #10 Nolan Ryan & Sandy Koufax   
  #3 Tony Gwynn             #11 Frank Thomas & David Justice
  #4 Wayne Gretzky          #12 Brett Hull                  
  #5 Jose Canseco/Madonna   #13 Ted Williams & Joe DiMaggio 
  #6 Ken Griffey Jr         #14 Barry Sanders               
  #7 Bo Jackson             #15 Dan Marino                  
  #8 Michael Jordan         #16 Magic Johnson & Larry Bird  

Promo/Prototype #1 >> Nolan Ryan / Wayne Gretzky / Bo Jackson / Jose Canseco & Madonna
Promo/Prototype #2 >> Mickey Mantle / Nolan Ryan & Sandy Koufax / Ted Williams & Joe DiMaggio
                      David Justice & Frank Thomas
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1969 Topps Team Posters
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The 1969 Topps Team Posters Set are 11 1/4" x 19 3/4" and are the largest printed item by Topps. The 1969 Topps Team Posters feature a colorful front with nine or ten players on each team and a blank back. Each player photo is accompanied by an autograph and the posters are numbered in the bottom left corner. The 1969 Topps Team Posters are extremely difficult to find in good condition, as they were folded many times to fit the packaging and were typically pinned to a wall with tape or push pins. The 1969 Topps Posters consist of a 24 team set. The posters measure 12" x 20" The Posters were sold for .10 cents each, and came folded, one per wax pack. Because they were folded the posters will have a number crease folds vertically, and horizontally. It is common for the posters to rip at theses points. resented is a scarce complete set of 1969 Topps Team Posters consisting of all twenty-four posters, one for each team in both leagues, featuring headshots of eleven or so of the teamís best players. The 1969 Topps Team Posters (20 x 12 inches) are by far the rarest and most unusual of the Topps poster sets. This set saw only very limited, if any, distribution to the public, which explains its significant rarity. This is a very attractive complete set! All posters display excellent centering and sharp corners. Presenting as Near Mint throughout, close inspection reveals very minor wrinkles or creases on each poster. This is, in our opinion, of minimal consequence for a set which includes natural factory folds. These extremely minor flaws are far outweighed by the bright colors and tremendous display value. This is an extremely attractive complete set of this rarely offered 1960s Topps set. Total: 24 posters. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+. The Finest 1969 Topps Team Posters Set Known. We'd call this complete set of twenty-four posters Mint, but that would be doing it a disservice. You see, every other specimen we've ever encountered from this issue has the heavy packaging folds resulting from fitting these 12x20" posters into packs, and as such these folds are simply accepted as a necessary evil. But somehow this complete set was spared confinement in packs, and each of the twenty-four pieces remains in flat and gloriously unmolested condition. With not a crease to be found (much less a tear or stain), this set represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the serious hobbyist to take his collection where nobody else could follow. As we always say, quality is the best investment.
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