Featured Post - December 2021 Recap

  • PSA graded 777,219 items during December - a modest 6% increase (or +2% daily average).
  • TCG (mostly Pokemon) was the top graded category for the third straight month - though only by a very narrow margin in December.
  • Despite its high volume, basketball did not have a single card in the top 10 graded during December.
  • The share of cards graded from 2010+ increased to 66% from 61% in November.
  • The gem rate across all items graded increased by more than 10% and was 42% compared to 38% in November (this is in part due to the mix shift noted in the prior bullet).
  • Published January 1st, 2022

    PSA output increased by 6% in December (+2% daily average)

  • PSA output increased by 6% in December compared to November - with 777,219 items graded during the month
  • PSA posted three days with 40,000+ output in December compared to seven days in November
  • Average output per day was 25,072 items graded (+2% compared to November)
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    Prior Posts

    November 2021 Recap

    Published December 1st, 2021

    October 2021 Recap

    Published November 1st, 2021

    September 2021 Recap

    Published October 1st, 2021

    August 2021 Recap

    Published September 1st, 2021

    July 2021 Recap

    Published July 26th, 2021

    June 2021 Recap

    Published July 2nd, 2021

    May 2021 Recap

    Published June 3rd, 2021