When it comes to a High End BGS 10 graded card (non Black Label), is there a ranking of preferred subgrade combinations? E.g. Is having the one 9.5 point as the centering vs having it as the corners seen as a stronger card in the eyes of the market, or does any one subgrade being the 9.5 not make a difference value/popularity wise.
Not sure if it is just individual preference (mine being 9.5 centering and 10 for the rest) or if there is a generally accepted order that has a certain subgrade better than another and so on.
Interested for anyones thoughts and if this might differ between different TCGs.
I think its personal preference at that point. But to me at least, I would choose the card that has the best eye appeal
I think the 9.5 on centering would be my preference. So many of their 9.5 centering grades actually look very well centered in my book, I think they grade the back centering more harshly than PSA.
9.5 centering is still within psa 10 standards but 9.5 surface may not be
So 9.5 centering is ideal for a high grade card imo
Yeah centering imo is the weaker one
I think corners and and surface being 10 would make a card easier to cross.
Thanks everyone! Better understanding now.
Centering at 9.5 is most preferred.