Join PSA and PSA/DNA at the National

The National is the biggest and most important sports collectibles convention on PSA’s and PSA/DNA’s calendar every year. We pull out all the stops with numerous grading and authentication specials, and this year is no exception at the  33rd National Sports Collectors Convention, August 2 – 5, 2012 .  Details include:

33rd National Sports Collectors Convention

Baltimore, Maryland

August 1 – 5, 2012 • Baltimore Convention Center • Booth A4

PSA and PSA/DNA Grading and Authentication Services


Professional Sports Authenticator

  • PSA on-site card grading for sports and non-sports cards. Click here for more details
  • Quantity discounts for on-site card grading. Discounts as low as $12 each
    (for cards valued under $500/each). Click here for more details
  • Accepting submissions for all service levels


PSA/DNA Authentication Services

  • On-site autograph authentication
  • Autograph grading
  • Autographed ball grading
  • Autograph encapsulation
  • $10 PSA/DNA authentication service for any autographs obtained on-site at the Autograph Pavilion.
    Click here for more details

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Important Show Announcements

  • SMR 2012 HOF/National Convention IssuePSA will be handing out thousands of free, special-edition SMRs at the 33rd National Sports Collectors Convention this summer in Baltimore, MD.This year’s HOF/National SMR issue poignantly manages to reminisce about the past without ever losing its firm grasp of the future. While one feature article celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Topps Baseball set, another unveils one of the most thrilling finds in recent hobby history – that of an astonishingly well-preserved collection of E98s. And with the turn of just a few pages, you will likewise discover one article commemorating the legendary Washington Senators pitcher Walter Johnson, and yet another introducing this year’s HOF inductee, Barry Larkin.Black and White Photography: A Timeless RemembranceThis special SMR edition will also include an additional 16-page insert bound inside the magazine, between pages 104 and 105. A unique compilation of black and white original photographs and their corresponding cards, this insert will serve as a one-of-a-kind visual photo guide for both the new and veteran collector alike. By pairing the colorful sports cards we have grown to know and love with the black and white images that inspired their creation, PSA will endeavor to introduce hobbyists to a new segment of collecting.