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R-Rated #32: Upper Deck Mystery – PSA Stock Tanks – Email

Ryan talks about the Upper Deck redemption website being down for 3 weeks.

PSA’s stock tanks when they cut their dividend….. as Ryan correctly predicted in October.

Email question from Europe.

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Opening Music: “The Story of O.J.” – Jay Z

Show recorded: 2/9/2018

R-Rated #31: BGS Openly Blows Topps – GTS & MVP – Hank Aaron

Ryan talks about Topps asking BGS to not grade a customers cards.

Update on GTS and MVP Sports & More MTG business.

Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show review.

Ryan’s tweet made the Upper Deck Conference.

Transcendent Party review.

Disconnect between card manufactures and dealers, shop owners and breakers.

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Opening Music: Silvergun Superman – Stone Temple Pilots

Show recorded: 1/29/2018

Topps Tells Beckett BGS Don’t Grade These Cards

Before you send in your Topps cards to be graded by Beckett Grading Services (BGS), you might want to check with Topps first.

Collector David Bach got lucky one day when opening a box of 2017 Bowman Chrome Draft. Inside, he found two 2017 Bowman Chrome refractor Aaron Judge cards and a 2017 Kris Bryant Finest Finishes card. These cards were not supposed to be in a 2017 Bowman Draft Box. All three cards were supposed to be signed and serial numbered, but were left blank.

Bach contacted Topps and he got the standard company line. “We’re not sure, we’ll look into it.”

Not waiting around, Bach sent the cards into BGS to get graded. He was surprised to find out that BGS returned the cards in January 2018 as “Service Unavailable.” Stating in writing that Topps has asked us not to grade these cards.

BGS, in an effort to save some manhood did release a statement, denying Topps asked them to not grade the cards. Why didn’t they then tell Bach they would now grade the cards?

2018 Leaf Metal Draft Football Checklist

  • 5 Autographed Cards Per Box
  • 15 Boxes Per Case

Release Date: March 23, 2018

Big year for Football Cards as many top Quarterbacks are headlining the 2018 NFL Draft. Leaf Metal Draft is one of the first releases each year along with offerings from Press Pass and Sage.

Top rookies include Josh Rosen, Sam Darnold, Saquon Barkley, Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen, Lamar Jackson and many more.

Factory Cost $1125/Case

 


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