eBay Expands Trading Card Authentication To Canada

Liz Morton
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eBay has announced Authenticity Guaranteed for Trading Cards is now available in Canada for single ungraded cards over $250.

eBay’s Authenticity Guarantee is now available for trading cards in Canada
eBay Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our Authenticity Guarantee for trading cards, helping both buyers and sellers transact with confidence. Single, ungraded trading cards sold in Canada for over $250 will now be verified by our partners at CGC and CSG in our new Canadian authenticati…

eBay Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our Authenticity Guarantee for trading cards, helping both buyers and sellers transact with confidence.

Single, ungraded trading cards sold in Canada for over $250 will now be verified by our partners at CGC and CSG in our new Canadian authentication facility, at no additional cost to either the buyer or seller.

  • List your eligible card and the blue Authenticity Guarantee badge will appear.
  • Once a buyer purchases your card, you’ll ship it to our Canada-based authentication facility for inspection.
  • Your card goes through a multi-point inspection process performed by CGC or CSG. The card is also checked against listing details before being packaged. Cards are not graded.
  • Your card is slipped into a larger penny sleeve and sealed with an authentication sticker. A QR code linking to authentication details is provided. It's then placed into a padfolio and delivered safely to the buyer via discreet and secure tracked shipping.

If you allow returns and a buyer wishes to return, the card will be reinspected on the way back, protecting both buyers and sellers.

As always, check the full terms and conditions carefully:

Authenticity Guarantee for Trading Cards | eBay.ca
Sell securely with Authenticity Guarantee

What items are eligible for Authenticity Guarantee?
Authenticity Guarantee is available for individual sports trading cards, collectible card games, autograph and relic cards, and non-sports trading cards $250 and above for ungraded cards.

Sets, lots, kits, decks, boxes, packs, art cards, and redemption cards are not eligible at this time.

Your single card must be listed in the correct corresponding category to qualify for Authenticity Guarantee:

  • CCG=183454
  • Toys & Hobbies>Collectible Card Games>CCG Individual Cards
  • NSTC=183050
  • Collectibles>Non-Sport Trading Cards>Trading Card Singles
  • STC=261328
  • Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop>Sports Trading Cards>Trading Card Singles

Both buyer and seller must be located in the Canada. Listings that offer only local pickup or items shipped to P.O. Boxes will not be eligible for Authenticity Guarantee.

In other eBay Canada collectibles news, don't miss the new Canada Post Expedited Lite shipping option for trading cards, stamps, coins, currency and comic books, providing a low cost tracked and insured option for items under 200 grams.

eBay Introduces Canada Post Expedited Lite For Collectibles
eBay introduces Canada Post Expedited Lite for lightweight collectibles like trading cards, stamps, coins, currency, or comic books.
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