DCI Grading

(469) 943-2357

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Pricing & Turnaround

Our tiered pricing model ensures expert valuation and rapid turnaround.

Looking for a custom solution? Contact us.

Card Authentication and Grading

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$10 /card

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RCR

no minimum
5-business day turnaround

+$2/card
Grade Report – OPTIONAL

  • Service allowing customers to receive a detailed and educational report that describes where any damage on the card was found (if any damage)

POLYCARBONATE
UV PROTECTANT
SONIC WELDED
BLACKLIGHT SECURITY LABEL
STACKABLE

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$20 /card

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Slabs

no minimum 
10-Business Day Turnaround

POLYCARBONATE
UV PROTECTANT
SONIC WELDED
BLACKLIGHT SECURITY LABEL
STACKABLE
LABEL

$30 /card

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Autograph Authentication

no minimum 
10-Business Day Turnaround

POLYCARBONATE
UV PROTECTANT
SONIC WELDED
BLACKLIGHT SECURITY LABEL
STACKABLE

$75 /Hr

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Collection Consultation

100 card minimum 

POLYCARBONATE
UV PROTECTANT
SONIC WELDED
BLACKLIGHT SECURITY LABEL
STACKABLE

  • Grading Process

1

Intake

Customer and card information logged into DCI system.

2

Research

DCI researches and confirms authenticity of card.

3

ID

Customer and card information logged into DCI system.

4

Grading

DCI grading team puts it through a series of tests and assigns a grade from 1-10 to your card.

5

RCR

Graded cards are placed in a plastic sleeve and a label will be applied to the top, sealing the card inside.

6

Slabs

Custom labels are printed for each slab with names, serial numbers, grade and security features

7

Assembly

DCI preps and cleans the slab of dust and debris. The card is then placed into the slab and the label applied.

8

Slabbing

The slab is sealed shut in tamper proof case.

9

Delivery

Your graded card is ready for pickup or delivery.

Disclaimer: Turnaround times begin once the order information is logged by a DCI staff member and you receive an email.

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collection is worth?

FAQ

Frequently Asked
Questions

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Our team of highly trained and efficient graders take each card through a series of tests to verify each cards edges, surface, centering, measurements, and more. We use high powered magnification, color accurate lighting, and industry standard measuring tools.

You can submit your cards through one of our online portals, drop them off at our location in Frisco, or meet us at one of the local card shows. If you wish to mail your order in, you can print out our slab submission form, fill it out, and ship it to us with your cards. We even have a concierge section where you just tell us the basics and we will fill it out for you!

We believe grading your cards should be simple. We offer no upcharges on our slabs starting at $10/card. Our Autograph Authentication is $30/card

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A slab is when a company puts a card into a physical plastic card holder that is encapsulated and sonic welded shut with tamper proof security features. DCI’s slab is UV protected, Polycarbonate, and includes a black light security label for authenticity.