CSG will raise grading fees on July 5. The Florida-based arm of Certified Collectibles Group will increase its bulk rate from $12 to $15 per card; Economy will go from $20 to $25 per card; Standard moves from $30 to $35 and Express from $60 to $70.
At the same time, the company says it will update its return shipping service to be faster with lower costs. CSG will generally ship completed submissions to US addresses via FedEx with insurance coverage of up to $100,000 per package.
Full details are available here.
The National Sports Collectors Convention has its VIP autograph party guest list set and it has a Philadelphia flavor.
Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski joins NHL goalie legend Bernie Parent and former Phillies slugger Greg Luzinski in the Wednesday, July 27 event at the Atlantic City Convention Center. It starts at 2:30 PM, just ahead of the opening of the show.
Some VIP tickets are still available at $169.
The former chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is joining Collectable as a strategic advisor.
Jay Clayton, who chaired the SEC from May 2017 through December 2020, will focus on “regulatory, markets and governance matters,” according to Collectable, a sports card and memorabilia oriented fractional shares platform.
“We have a massive opportunity to provide liquidity, optionality, transparency, and a regulated market infrastructure to a trillion dollar collectibles industry as it emerges into mainstream investor prominence,” remarked Collectable CEO Ezra Levine. “Jay’s experience and expertise with markets and regulation will be invaluable as we chart this path and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team.”
“Collectable is committed to providing the collectibles markets with a high-functioning and transparent infrastructure that will enhance liquidity oversight and confidence in a growing market that is driven by fan passion,” Clayton stated. “I look forward to working with the Collectable team to continue to develop and improve the market for this asset class.”
Since its September 2020’s launch, Collectable says it has completed over $50 million of securitized collectibles transactions and completed over 200 initial offerings. It has over 75,000 registered members.
A jersey worn by Celtics star Jayson Tatum in this year’s playoffs is among the items at NBA Auctions.
Tatum wore the Statement Edition jersey during the 1st half of Boston’s 115-114 Eastern Conference First Round, Game 1 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on April 17 at TD.
He played 44 minutes and registered a team-high 31 points with a game-high eight assists.
Tatum will lead the Celtics into the NBA Finals against the Warriors beginning Thursday night.
Bidding runs through June 9 at NBA Auctions.