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CAC sticker

Post by colwillys » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:34 pm

How much does a CAC sticker help a coin ? I am not selling or buying . ;)

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Re: CAC sticker

Post by bob259 » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:44 pm

AND How much does a CAC sticker cost?

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Re: CAC sticker

Post by DHalladay » Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:08 pm

It really depends upon the coin.
If it's something common and inexpensive, it doesn't do much. But if it's rare and expensive, I have seen it add thousands.

The cost is $14.50 per coin plus shipping. But you have to be either a collector member to submit (membership closed a few years ago) or a member dealer.
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Re: CAC sticker

Post by dave700x » Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:10 pm

I think it helps when the next grade level is a substantial price jump.

Also, an older generation slab can and will add to the premium.
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Re: CAC sticker

Post by collectinsince65 » Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:29 pm

Is any one on this forum a CAC member dealer?. Have an old ANACS soap dish 1917 DDO Lincoln in a VF 35 holder. Grey sheet price jump is about 1K between vf and xf. Possible candidate? Thanks guys.

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Post by TheYokel » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:50 pm

collectinsince65 wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:29 pm
Is any one on this forum a CAC member dealer?. Have an old ANACS soap dish 1917 DDO Lincoln in a VF 35 holder. Grey sheet price jump is about 1K between vf and xf. Possible candidate? Thanks guys.
Do they even sticker ANACS holders? I know a few years ago it was NGC and PCGS only...?
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Post by CascadeChris » Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:54 pm

I have submitting privileges but Yokel is correct. CAC only stickers PCGS & NGC. So many people want them to start stickering ANACS holder though, especially the small white "Hotel-Soap" slabs, but ANACS is a no-go currently.
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Re: CAC sticker

Post by crabscrape » Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:28 pm

I don't think the question was answered by anyone except Dennis.To get the CAC sticker is $14.50. It is primarily the same when it comes to the Plus examples(63,63+,64,64+) MONEY for the grading services. Its just another addition to the source income. Yes, a rare coin is a rare coin!

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Re: CAC sticker

Post by colwillys » Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:09 am

Thank you ALL .. The answer I get , that it the good old boys club .. Give use your money and go suck
an egg . :cry:

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Post by TheYokel » Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:26 am

colwillys wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:09 am
Thank you ALL .. The answer I get , that it the good old boys club .. Give use your money and go suck
an egg . :cry:
Nah, I 100% think we need a service like CAC to judge the judgers, so to speak.

Way too many slabbed coins get questionable grades, and those that are graded correctly, still have a very wide range in that grade.

A coin with slightly choppy fields but a flawless face that gets MS63 might be the same grade as an MS63 with flawless fields but a dent in the cheek. One is much nicer to look at, even though both are the same grade.

Yes, i think CAC is taking advantage of a market... But I also think the market needed it. Lots of deals are done sight-unseen, believe it or not... And even places like eBay benefit from it. If I see a coin with some potato quality photos, but it has a CAC sticker... I'm much more likely to take the shot buying it.

$14.50 to judge eye-appeal is a rip off though... It isn't like they are authenticating anything...
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Re: CAC sticker

Post by bob259 » Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:28 pm

So, am I correct in that the CAC sticker simply means the people who issue them agree with the people who graded it originally? In other words one is better at grading than another?

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Re: CAC sticker

Post by TheYokel » Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:28 pm

bob259 wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:28 pm
So, am I correct in that the CAC sticker simply means the people who issue them agree with the people who graded it originally? In other words one is better at grading than another?
Means it's a top quality coin for the grade, doesn't necessarily mean the coin in the holder is undergraded.

Just 100% about eye-appeal mostly. Pretty toning, solid strikes, etc all help when getting a CAC sticker. You're just paying someone to judge the "prettiness" of your coin.

I've seen lowball CC Morgans with CAC stickers on them. Must have been a really nice FR-2 :?
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Re: CAC sticker

Post by DHalladay » Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:06 pm

TheYokel wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:28 pm

I've seen lowball CC Morgans with CAC stickers on them. Must have been a really nice FR-2 :?

I have an 1895-S Morgan PCGS Poor-01 with a CAC sticker.
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Re: CAC sticker

Post by TheYokel » Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:10 pm

DHalladay wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:06 pm
TheYokel wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:28 pm

I've seen lowball CC Morgans with CAC stickers on them. Must have been a really nice FR-2 :?

I have an 1895-S Morgan PCGS Poor-01 with a CAC sticker.
It must have had a full denticle left somwhere... :mrgreen:

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Re: CAC sticker

Post by DHalladay » Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:40 pm

The Poor-01 is part of a PCGS 1895-S grading set... all 19 circulated coins from Poor-01 to AU58. Sixteen have CAC stickers so far, and I have an XF40 that should make it 17.
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Re: CAC sticker

Post by TheYokel » Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:52 pm

DHalladay wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:40 pm
The Poor-01 is part of a PCGS 1895-S grading set... all 19 circulated coins from Poor-01 to AU58. Sixteen have CAC stickers so far, and I have an XF40 that should make it 17.
That's... That's a legitimately amazing collection... :shock:

I'm scared to ask what your best set is... :?

Edit: by the way In case text comes across incorrectly... I'm not rolling my eyes at the coins being graded. I'm rolling my eyes at them judging eye appeal on an FR-2... :)
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Re: CAC sticker

Post by crabscrape » Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:39 am

As I said its a source income for the graders! No matter how you look at it!!!

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