With all of the latest trimming scandals running rampant throughout the hobby, we’ve had many collectors ask us about how easy it is to spot a trimmed baseball card.
We’ve spent a lot of time discussing how to detect counterfeit cards, but haven’t spent much time discussing cards that have been altered or trimmed.
My hope is that this guide will become the premier resource for collectors and help educate everyone in order to avoid buying any altered cards.
Let’s face it; PSA, SGC and Beckett are just third party authenticators. There is no guarantee, whether intentional or not, that the graders will get it right.
It’s now on all of us, to be a ‘fourth party grader’ of sorts to ensure that we are not getting scammed.
If you come across any graded cards that look like they might be trimmed, shoot me a note at email@example.com.Read More...