We know grading cards is subjective but there’s no way around it – collectors will still pay a premium for cards that are officially graded higher.
But this post is all about Beckett, which many collectors of modern day sports cards seem to prefer, and if going for perfection – it’s the BGS Black label you want.
That perfect grade is given when the card in question obtains a perfect 10 for each subgrade: Centering, Corners, Edges, Surface.
A 9.5 in any of the subgrades with the remaining being 10 will give you a “Pristine 10” overall grade, which can be a big difference in how much a card gets listed and sold for.
Here are some of the BGS Black label cards in three relative pricing tiers (low-end, medium, high) currently available on eBay (click the links to bid/buy).
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