Certified Collectibles Group, parent company of CSG, and PWCC Marketplace say they’ve partnered on a new submission program aimed at allowing collectors to have cards graded and offered for auction in less than two weeks for $20 per card.
The new grading and selling program will be conducted through an online submission process through PWCC. Submitted cards receive priority grading and encapsulation through CSG, with an estimated 10-day turnaround time. Cards are returned to PWCC and immediately added to the company’s Auction Builder Curation Algorithm process, which optimizes cards for sale in upcoming PWCC Weekly Sunday Auctions.
The $20 cost to grade each card is regardless of its genre, category, size, or value. There is no limit to the number of cards a client can submit. Grading fees will not be charged upfront. The costs for grading will be collected from the final sale of the cards that were submitted.
“This offering is now the fastest and easiest pathway for customers looking to grade the vast majority of raw trading cards currently in circulation,” said Jesse Craig, Director of Business Development at PWCC Marketplace. “The partnership removes the major hurdles associated with grading and selling raw trading cards. You submit your raw cards once to PWCC, and we take it from there.”
The new offering goes live at 3 PM ET on April 28 as part of the standard PWCC submission process. Craig cited CCG’s “mature software and robust operations” as well as the company’s “track record of handling high volumes and holding timelines” as being “critical to enabling this service.”
CSG recently unveiled a newly designed holder after taking in feedback from customers. Since its launch 15 months ago, CSG has graded and shipped more than 750,000 sports cards at its Florida facilities.