Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Ever question why some cards bring more money than others?

A. Well within every grade is a spread from the bottom to the top of the technical grading criteria. Collectors with greater knowledge of the card are at an advantage to obtain cards at better than true market value. MBA certification levels the playing field for all collectors to maximize their collection!

Q. Why did you start MBA?

* Mike Baker, as the founding Director of Grading of PSA, saw a need to highlight the best of the best in the hobby. The three major grading companies have left a lot of interpretation up to the collectors & investors within each numerical grade. Along with each company setting their own standards of grading, the grades do not always reflect the uniquie individual characteristics, which varies from card set to card set.

How can I tell what cards get MBA stickers?

* MBA only awards stickers to PSA, SGC & BGS cards that meet standards for each specific type of card and for today’s selective investors.