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Masculinity takes a holiday. EbayMafia private msg quote post Address this user
How are the experts able to recognize books with married pages or covers? Is it purely a subjective thing based on page quality and color? Is it likely to get missed or debated more than other restoration?
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Not trying to be an ass since February 12, 2020. HulkSmash private msg quote post Address this user
I would think staple placement is the #1 indicator. They are not all equal. I have a book with a swapped cover; the donor book staples were slightly off compared to the other. Running the staples through the original holes would have left a nasty over hang or it has 2 sets of staple holes like my book.
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Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
Can often tell by staples that show tampering, or the holes appear to be too large..or the pages dont align well with one another, by margins, trimming, etc. Or the paper quality might be off from one to another...not all books are stapled perfectly in the same postion either. .....
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Suck it up, buttercup!! KatKomics private msg quote post Address this user
you can generally tell because at least one of them always remembers anniversaries where the other never does....
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Masculinity takes a holiday. EbayMafia private msg quote post Address this user
That's good information, thanks. Also kind of explains why grading older books should cost significantly more than newer books. I imagine the time required to inspect them in detail for various types of restoration is quite a bit more than the time required for a modern book.
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If I could, I would. I swear. DrWatson private msg quote post Address this user
It's all in the staples and staple holes. If the donor book isn't cut and put together the same way, then holes, wrap, or cover will be off. If trimmed to match, then you've created a second problem (defect).
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Collector Coldbobt private msg quote post Address this user
How much does a married cover/pages dent the grade?
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Not trying to be an ass since February 12, 2020. HulkSmash private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by Coldbobt
How much does a married cover/pages dent the grade?
pretty sure you get a “restored” label without impact on the overall grade. I could be wrong.
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It was a one trick pony show but always hilarious. GAC private msg quote post Address this user
Restored or Qualified label can't remember which.
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If the viagra is working you should be well over a 9.8. xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
CGC gives it either green or purple label, CBCS notes it as 'married' instead of 'restored'.
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Collector Murmonster private msg quote post Address this user
My first CBCS submission contained a Hulk 180 which came back Married the inner pages were slightly higher than the cover maybe by 1/32 inch noticed it after the fact now I inspect all books much closer.
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