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Old 07-27-2017, 04:30 AM
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Default Should I get these Cassius Clay/Ali cards graded?

I have a couple of Cassius Clay cards,
one Hemmets Journal, and one Rekordmagasinet...

The Hemmets Journal issue has a small damage of some sort on the left side eye, and some slight scraching can be seen if i tilt it and shine a light on it.

The Rekordmagasinet card is a bit dirty all over

Both cards look like they have been cut out a bit ascew (dont know the right word)

Any point getting these graded? I suppose it would help having them protected by being encased anyway.

Tried adding pictures below.
Thank you for any opinion on the matter

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Old 07-27-2017, 10:44 AM
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My guess is PSA would grade them poorly, because of the crease / issues around the left eye area as you noted on the Hemmets, and the staining on the Rekord.

Being in Sweden, I'm thinking the cost of shipping them to / from PSA would be quite costly (it's expensive enough for their return shipping when you live in the USA!), so the value added by having them graded - when you may get low grades - might not be worth the added cost of the grading fees and shipping.

I may be interested in them ungraded - will send you a PM.

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Old 08-03-2017, 11:44 AM
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Get them graded. They are nice cards, and it would be good to grade to prove authenticity.
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