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my books were received early March...Modern Tier with Press, no Fast Pass...when can I reasonably expect to get them back?


They've been pressed and should start showing progress on your dashboard within the next week or two. I don't think it will take much longer than that before they ship to you.


Fantastic!!!!!!


Oh man. You had those Crow books. Those were fun.
I think you'll be amazed with the results. 👍


I very much look forward to seeing them!! Thank you!!!
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Collector Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
@SteveRicketts What is this billing policy for sending in a CGC encased comic for CBCS Pressing & Grading? I ask because back in January I sent in an order for such and upon receipt by CBCS in FL, the $12 pressing fee was removed and a $5 press screening fee was added. Then a couple of days ago, I noticed that the $12 pressing fee was re-added while the $5 press screening fee is still applied. I sent in a note to customer service, but haven't received a response yet. I just want to also make sure I load up the orders correctly as I have a couple dozen more CGC encased books that I want to send in for press and re-grade by CBCS.

Thanks much.
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Collector KatKomics private msg quote post Address this user
@Scifinator I believe that before cracking out of a case they will screen first (as best they can through the case) to see if a press would be likely to increase the grade of the book.

Pretty sure that's why you ended up with the screening charge.

If you want them pressed no matter what then might be easier to just crack them out of the cases before sending in?
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CBCS Pressing SteveRicketts private msg quote post Address this user
@Scifinator If you choose "Press Screen" on a book that was already in a holder by any certification company, you are charged the screening fee. If I think it has a chance to get a grade bump, the book is then cracked out of the holder and pressed and sent for grading. You are charged the pressing and grading fees in addition to the screening fee. If I do not think it has a chance of getting a grade bump, I leave it in the case, which is sent back to you without being pressed or graded by CBCS, and you only pay the screening fee.
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Collector Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
@SteveRicketts Thank you for your reply. That is the thing though. I did not choose "Press Sceen" I opted directly for Press & Grade. CBCS added press screen after order receipt.
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CBCS Pressing SteveRicketts private msg quote post Address this user
@Scifinator I asked for them to give you a credit to your account for the press screen.
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Collector Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
@SteveRicketts Sooooo, it turns out that I am a dumb@$$. I did indeed mark the X-Men 100 for Press Screen on the original submission.
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Collector Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
@SteveRicketts. Just saw your credit reply after I sent my affirmation of my being a dumb@$$. My apologies for disturbing you and appreciate your service but please do not have credit given as I am in error.
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Collector Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
Just received by my very first pressed comics.
1) Though bagged and boarded, my Marvel Fanfare had a SERIOS fold across the full width of the top from bad placement in my box. As I am the original owned, when I saw this, I was heartbroken.
2) X-Men 100 was green labeled 9.2, so at 9.4 now, was well worth it.

@SteveRicketts & team...Thanks much!

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Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
I had hoped to see my order from mid-April move into pressing as a birthday present, but alas.
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Collector Sekeeth private msg quote post Address this user
Mid-April? You have a few months to go. Mine were posted received on 2/27 and still show "Processing", at this point I don't know if the pressing option even changes the status. For all I know my stuff was pressed already and is on its way back to TX to get graded.
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Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
@Sekeeth when the website is acting properly, the status will change to 'pressing'. Then it'll stay there a while, even if the book is in TX, until it's in grading and then it will update to 'grading'. At least that's what happened for me before. I used press screen so I should also get a shift to billing at some point in there when they actually press the books they're going to press.
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Collector Lonestar private msg quote post Address this user
Looks like the pressing TAT is getting better. My submission received by CBCS on May 29 included some books to be pressed now shows a status in "Grading". If that's accurate, then kudos to CBCS and @SteveRicketts . I'll update once the books are shipped back to me.
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Collector Sekeeth private msg quote post Address this user
My comics have been in "processing" status since they recieved them on 2/27. They are supposed to be pressed before grading, but it has been SEVENTEEN WEEKS as of tomorrow. They also have yet to answer any emails I've sent asking for an update. Getting mighty frustrated. The CGC comics submitted a week after these on 3/4 have already been returned pressed and graded while CBCS submission hasn't even been updated.
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Collector Scifinator private msg quote post Address this user
@Sekeeth Just an FYI, I have already received my Press, Sig Ver, and Grade submission back but status still shows processing, so I might guess that your submission has already been pressed. My submission was 5 weeks earlier than yours and I received it a couple of weeks ago. By the way, I was ecstatic with the results. My Marvel Fanfare was folded 100% across the top and the X-men was a 9.2 green label so up a grade with press was worth the wait.

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Collector KatKomics private msg quote post Address this user
@Sekeeth on your order dashboard have you clicked on the PDF invoice?? it will sometimes have status updated there. Your books should be close I just received my 2/17 order on Friday June 21st. Once my status started to change the books just flew through!!
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
got my pressed books back yesterday...@SteveRicketts is a magician!! Thank you!! Incredibly happy with the results!!
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Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
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got my pressed books back yesterday...@SteveRicketts is a magician!! Thank you!! Incredibly happy with the results!!


When did you send them in?
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got my pressed books back yesterday...@SteveRicketts is a magician!! Thank you!! Incredibly happy with the results!!


When did you send them in?


@xkonk March 22, 2019. I had them pressed and got them back July 8. A little over 4 months. The pressing job was fantastic!! if you have books being pressed you'll be pleased with the work. 🍻
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Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
I've used the pressing before and am happy with how it turns out. Just checking on the time because I have an order from mid April that hasn't even been press screened yet, let alone go to grading.
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Collector GAC private msg quote post Address this user
@xkonk once my books were pressed it went through grading to shipping very quickly. 90% of the time was grading.
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Collector Bronte private msg quote post Address this user
I sent a package to the Clearwater location for pressing and FedEx has been unable to deliver package for 2 days straight. I made the error of signature confirmation. They will try again tomorrow.

Is there something wrong with that location? It seems to me the 2 delivery attempts would have been reasonable normal business hours.

That shipment also was taking advantage of the 10% off coupon. So I am concerned about losing out on that promotion.
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Collector Wyldchyld private msg quote post Address this user
What is the current tat for pressing with no fast pass. Does anyone know?
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CBCS Pressing SteveRicketts private msg quote post Address this user
@Wyldchyld About 16 weeks on books we are pressing. For orders submitted today, it will be around 10 weeks.
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Collector Wyldchyld private msg quote post Address this user
Mine were submitted at Heroes Con.I am in no hurry just curious.
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Collector Paint_Monk private msg quote post Address this user
Mine were submitted June 1st at Lost Nation and I too am waiting - relatively patiently - for now. I keep telling myself that good things come to those who wait...
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Collector BrandonM317 private msg quote post Address this user
I submitted a book for pressing at FanExpo Dallas and the book was processed on 5/10. I used one of the complimentary Fast Passes from my membership enrollment to speed the process up after it went through standard pressing. If a book was submitted to pressing around 5/10 (9 weeks ago), when should I bee looking for it to move to fast pass grading?
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Collector xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
@BrandonM317 see two posts above yours

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@Wyldchyld About 16 weeks on books we are pressing. For orders submitted today, it will be around 10 weeks.
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Collector Poseidon5421 private msg quote post Address this user
My regular submissions were received by CBCS on May 31st, but my order for comics to be pressed weren't received until June 25th. All were shipped out on the same day. I had hopes that they had been pressed and shipped back for grading, as my unpressed books were done in just under 3 weeks (which is amazing). However, these posts tell a much different story. Could the nearly 4 week delay have been due to a large volume of books to be pressed ahead of mine?
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@SteveRicketts I have an inquiry for you and/or your team. I have a few Incredible Hulk 393 and on the back cover (more of the cardboard stock due to front foil cover) there appears to be a uniform manufacturing flaw. Please see right below the glare for the wrinkle. As there is no color break, would your pressing genius work on this comic? Thanks much for your time and guidance.

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