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Why You Need to Know How to Grade An Action Figure
If you're an Action Figure collector learning how to grade your Action Figures is an important skill you NEED to learn, whether your're new to collecting or a veteran collector because it will enable you to:
Once you have read this guide you will know EXACTLY what to look for when you are checking out new and secondhand figures at comic cons, swap meets and collector's fairs.
You will be able to negotiate and bargain with dealers and traders saving you $$'s on their prices, which are often inflated.
Want to sell your figures?
Grade them and appraise them accurately using this guide so that you can get the best price for them and gain yourself a reputation for being an honest, trustworthy and reputable seller.
What will affect the value of your figure? What should you do to protect it?
By knowing what traders and dealers look for when grading a figure and valuing them you will be able to better protect yours, ensuring they remain in pristine condition.
Fed up of being scammed?
Have you ever bought overpriced, poor quality figures without realizing it from eBay or at a trade fair?
Or bought something online only to discover that your C10 figure is really only a C5?
Well, never again!
With the information in this guide you'll never get scammed again!
In fact you will probably be able to grade a figure more expertly than most traders or dealers.
Become an Expert!
With this knowledge you will be able to accurately grade a figure on sight and find the best buys and prices. You will have more confidence in dealing with traders and negotiating prices and you will find that other collectors will begin to respect your opinion and will start to come to you for advice, even dealers, on what figures they should or shouldn't buy!
What will you learn from this guide?
This guide is packed full of useful information and tips on what to look out for and what to check when grading or valuing your figure.
5.0 out of 5 stars
Concise, thorough grading guide April 24, 2012
What I like most about this eBook is it doesn't waste words or space with unnecessary information. It's a quick read but jam-packed with useful information. He covers the C-scale in detail, as well as the AFA grading scale. You'll also learn what defects affect your action figure's grade and some "lesser known" methods for determining the value of your action figures. I consider this book an important resource and recommend it for anyone who wants a quick go-to guide about action figure grading.
By Scott Christ - Freelance Writer and Health Guru
5.0 out of 5 stars Handy Book For Action Figure Collectors April 3, 2012
You get what you pay for with this book. A very informative look at collecting and grading figures, as well as a whole host of advice on other aspects of action figure collecting. This book goes into detail on the types of figures that have collector value and also about what things to look for when grading an action figure based on the figure's condition. This book even looks at supply and demand and goes through a whole host of other tips and tricks for those interested in starting a serious collection for profit or fun. I've looked at this guy's website and he has years of experience in the action figure collectibles niche. I'm new to the action figures market, so this is a real head start and a big heads up on points to look for. Learning from someone else's life experience is a real head start when looking to arm yourself with experience you don't yet have. So, in a nutshell, this book will save you a lot of money in the long run and save a lot of time on what would otherwise be a very long learning curve.
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent reference book. March 30, 2012
How to Grade an Action Figure is filled with every detail in exactly how to grade your figures. A must read for all action figure aficionados! Colin Dorman is an expert in this field, I highly recommend this guide.
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