Buylist and Buying/Selling Procedure
We buy Magic: the Gathering single cards! We will buy most cards so just bring them in. In addition you can get 25% more if used as store credit! Store credit has to be used same day buy any left over store credit can be moved back to a cash value.
If the collection is large we may ask you to leave the collection with us to evaluate. We have a form you will fill out and give you a receipt saying we have the collection. This gives us more time to properly evaluate the contents of your collection and will usually lead to a larger offer for the cards!
A condition guid for Magic: the Gathering singles is below.
Near Mint (NM)
Cards in Near Mint condition show minimal to no wear from shuffling or general play. A card graded in Near Mint condition is generally indistinguishable from cards in an unsleeved deck of other Near Mint cards. Foils in this category have no scuffing or clouding on the front. The prices listed on our online buylist are for cards in Near Mint condition.
Slightly Played (SP)
Cards in Slightly Played condition show definite, minor wear. Examples of cards in this grade include cards with mild border wear, minor corner wear, slight scratching, or scuffing/loss of sheen on the front due to play wear. Foils in this condition will generally have some clouding or wear on the front of the card. Sleeves may or may not be needed to play these cards in a tournament. The amount offered for cards in Slightly Played condition is 80% of what would be offered for the same card in Near Mint condition.
Moderately Played (MP)
Cards in Moderately Played condition show moderate wear, but are still legal for tournament play if sleeved. Examples of cards in this grade include cards with shuffle creasing, moderate corner wear, moderate border wear, moderate whitening on the back or front face of the card, slight-to-moderate inking along the back borders, major scratching, slight (hairline) creasing, or minor dirt buildup. Cards signed by the card’s artist or Richard Garfield, or bearing a pro tour stamp, are graded as Moderately Played condition, if they would otherwise be Near Mint or Slightly Played. If a card that would be graded as Moderately Played is signed and/or stamped, it is graded instead as Heavily Played. The amount offered for cards in Moderately Played condition is 60% of what would be offered for the same card in Near Mint condition.
Heavily Played (HP)
Cards in Heavily Played condition show extreme wear, and may not be legal for tournament play, even in a sleeve. Heavily Played cards include cards that have writing on the back, minor water damage, major creasing, major whitening, major border wear, major inking (white-bordered cards that are markered on front to look black-bordered). The amount offered for cards in Heavily Played condition is 40% or less of what would be offered for the same card in Near Mint condition.
Cards in Damaged condition have suffered wear beyond what any amount of play could inflict. Cards in Damaged condition are not tournament legal, even inside a sleeve. Damaged cards may feature folding, major water damage, tearing, or chunks missing out of the card. Damaged cards may have been run over by a car, run through a washing machine, etc. The amount offered for cards in Damaged condition is 20% or less of what would be offered for the same card in Near Mint condition.