Pricing and Tier Codes

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AFA - Modern Grading Scale

for unopened, packaged toy items from 2000 - present
***Note*** Membership Discounts of 20% - Platinum; 15% - Gold; 10% - Silver Now apply to all
Products and Services excluding Shipping and Insurance.
Item Classification****
For custom-sized items measure the height, width, and depth of an item in inches and add them together to find the sum of the 3 sides.
Archival (includes UV upgrade) Premium Express Economy   UV (archival) Material Upgrade)

 

       $5000          Max value
7-10 day turnaround

 

     $1000      Max value
  14-21 day turnaround
       $400       Max value
    30-40 day turnaround
       $200       Max value
 turnaround
varies
EST 2-3 Months
for items submitted under Economy, Express, and Premium Tiers
Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Standard Size Action Figure** A-MS-A $55 A-MS-1 $37 A-MS-2 $32 A-MS-3 $25 +UV $15
Custom Size 1 - less than 20 inches**** A-MC1-A $88 A-MC1-1 $66 A-MC1-2 $55 A-MC1-3 $44 +UV $25
Custom Size 2 - 20-29 inches**** A-MC2-A $115 A-MC2-1 $83 A-MC2-2 $72 A-MC2-3 $60 +UV $30
Custom Size 3 - 30-39 inches**** A-MC3-A $160 A-MC3-1 $115 A-MC3-2 $100 A-MC3-3 $83 +UV $40
Custom Size 4 - 40-49 inches**** A-MC4-A $260 A-MC4-1 $170 A-MC4-2 $150 A-MC4-3 $130 +UV $80
Custom Size 5 - 50-59 inches**** A-MC5-A $340 A-MC5-1 $220 A-MC5-2 $195 A-MC5-3 $180 +UV $110
Custom Size 6 - 60 inches or more**** A-MC6-A CALL A-MC6-1 CALL A-MC6-2 CALL A-MC6-3 CALL +UV CALL

 

Receive a grading summary corresponding to your graded item. +GR $20
Receive a detailed grade report corresponding to your graded item. +DGR $75
Have your item gently cleaned to remove dirt, debris, and sticky residue if possible. +CL $5
Have your modern item graded under the standard 3-tier grading scale +3T $10

 

 


**a complete listing of standard size and standard oversize action figures can be found at www.toygrader.com. Standard sizes include most common size action figures from popular toy lines.
****If items do not qualify as standard size, they should be submitted under the applicable custom size tier.
*****Sliding Bottom Case Substitution applies only if an item is refused for grading due to restoration or tampering, and you would prefer this type of case over a sealed case. You will not be charged

 

AFA - Standard Grading Scale

for unopened packaged toy items
***Note*** Membership Discounts of 20% - Platinum; 15% - Gold; 10% - Silver Now apply to all
Products and Services excluding Shipping and Insurance.
Item Classification****
For custom-sized items measure the height, width, and depth of an item in inches and add them together to find the sum of the 3 sides.
Archival (includes UV upgrade) Premium Express Economy   UV (archival) Material Upgrade)

      $100000       Max value
 7-10 day turnaround

 

  $5000      Max value
14-21 day turnaround

 

      $1000       Max value
30-40 day turnaround
 

       $400         Max value
  turnaround
varies
EST 2-3 Month

for items submitted under Economy, Express, and Premium Tiers
Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Standard Size Action Figure** A-S-A $110*** A-S-1 $80 A-S-2 $60 A-S-3 $40 +UV $15
Custom Size 1 - less than 20 inches**** A-C1-A $150*** A-C1-1 $100 A-C1-2 $75 A-C1-3 $55 +UV $25
Custom Size 2 - 20-29 inches**** A-C2-A $175*** A-C2-1 $125 A-C2-2 $100 A-C2-3 $75 +UV $30
Custom Size 3 - 30-39 inches**** A-C3-A $200*** A-C3-1 $140 A-C3-2 $120 A-C3-3 $100 +UV $40
Custom Size 4 - 40-49 inches**** A-C4-A $350*** A-C4-1 $230 A-C4-2 $190 A-C4-3 $150 +UV $80
Custom Size 5 - 50-59 inches**** A-C5-A $425*** A-C5-1 $300 A-C5-2 $250 A-C5-3 $200 +UV $110
Custom Size 6 - 60 inches or more**** A-C6-A CALL A-C6-1 CALL A-C6-2 CALL A-C6-3 CALL +UV CALL
 
 

 

Receive a grading summary corresponding to your graded item. +GR $20
Receive a detailed grade report corresponding to your graded item. +DGR $75
Have your item gently cleaned to remove dirt, debris, and sticky residue if possible. +CL $5

 

 


**a complete listing of standard size and standard oversize action figures can be found at www.toygrader.com. Standard sizes include most common size action figures from popular toy lines.
***Represents minimum archival prices. Archival grading fees are either the price listed, or 2.5% of fair market value, whichever is greater. The maximum archival grading fee for any standard size item is $2500.
****If items do not qualify as standard size, they should be submitted under the applicable custom size tier.
*****Sliding Bottom Case Substitution applies only if an item is refused for grading due to restoration or tampering, and you would prefer this type of case over a sealed case. You will not be charged extra

 

AFA - Qualified Grading Scale

For opened packaged toy items with unused contents (and select other types of items******)
***Note*** Membership Discounts of 20% - Platinum; 15% - Gold; 10% - Silver Now apply to all
Products and Services excluding Shipping and Insurance.
Item Classification****
For custom-sized items measure the
height, width, and depth of an item in inches
and add them together to find the sum of the 3 sides.
Archival (includes UV upgrade) Premium Express Economy   UV (archival) Material Upgrade)
    $100000       Max value
7-10 day turnaround
 
     $5000        Max value
14-21 day turnaround
 
    $1000       Max value
 30-40 day turnaround
 
       $400            Max value
turnaround
varies
EST 2-3 Month
for items submitted under
Economy, Express, and Premium Tiers
Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Standard Size Action Figure** A-QS-A $110*** A-QS-1 $80 A-QS-2 $60 A-QS-3 $40 +UV $15
Custom Size 1 - less than 20 inches**** A-QC1-A $150*** A-QC1-1 $100 A-QC1-2 $75 A-QC1-3 $55 +UV $25
Custom Size 2 - 20-29 inches**** A-QC2-A $175*** A-QC2-1 $125 A-QC2-2 $100 A-QC2-3 $75 +UV $30
Custom Size 3 - 30-39 inches**** A-QC3-A $200*** A-QC3-1 $140 A-QC3-2 $120 A-QC3-3 $100 +UV $40
Custom Size 4 - 40-49 inches**** A-QC4-A $350*** A-QC4-1 $230 A-QC4-2 $190 A-QC4-3 $150 +UV $80
Custom Size 5 - 50-59 inches**** A-QC5-A $425*** A-QC5-1 $300 A-QC5-2 $250 A-QC5-3 $200 +UV $110
Custom Size 6 - 60 inches or more**** A-QC6-A CALL A-QC6-1 CALL A-QC6-2 CALL A-QC6-3 CALL +UV CALL
 

 

Receive a grading summary corresponding to your graded item. +GR $20
Receive a detailed grade report corresponding to your graded item. +DGR $75
Have your item gently cleaned to remove dirt, debris, and sticky residue if possible. +CL $5

 

 


**a complete listing of standard size and standard oversize action figures can be found at www.toygrader.com. Standard sizes include most common size action figures from popular toy lines.
***Represents minimum archival prices. Archival grading fees are either the price listed, or 2.5% of fair market value, whichever is greater. The maximum archival grading fee for any standard size item is $2500.
****If items do not qualify as standard size, they should be submitted under the applicable custom size tier.
*****Sliding Bottom Case Substitution applies only if an item is refused for grading due to restoration or tampering, and you would prefer this type of case over a sealed case. You will not be charged unless an item is refused for grading.
******Items which receive a grade under the Qualified Grading Scale are accompanied by a document with more detailed information about the graded item. Opened boxed items with unused contents, autographed items, rare loose items missing accessories, and certain hand-made and early pre-production and prototype items may be eligible for grading under the Qualified Grading Scale. Additional information can be found at www.toygrader.com.

 

AFA - Standard Grading Scale - Mailers

for catalog mailers and mail-away exclusives with unused, complete contents
***Note*** Membership Discounts of 20% - Platinum; 15% - Gold; 10% - Silver Now apply to all
Products and Services excluding Shipping and Insurance.
Item Classification
For mailer items count all separate parts including each piece of paperwork. Use the total number to determine the correct tier. For mail-away sets, display stands, and other large items, choose one of the special size mailer tiers.
Economy   UV (archival) Material Upgrade)

Must Be Under $10000 value

Turnaround EST. 2-3 Months

 
Tier Code

Limit

Tier Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Mailer with Bagged Action Figure A-ML2P-3

5/Week

$60 +UV $20
Mailer w/bagged Action Figure plus 1 additional item A-ML3P-3

5/Week

$90 +UV $25
Mailer w/bagged Action Figure plus 2 additional items A-ML4P-3

5/Week

$125 +UV $30
Mailer w/bagged Action Figure plus 3 additional items A-ML5P-3

5/Week

$160 +UV $40
Mailer w/bagged Action Figure plus 4 additional items A-MLSPS-3

5/Week

$200 +UV $50
Mailer w/special items - Medium (sum of 3 sides under 30") A-MLSPM-3

5/Week

$300 +UV $80
Mailer w/special items - Large (sum of 3 sides over 30") A-MLSPL-3

5/Week

Call +UV Call
 


Receive a grading summary corresponding to your graded item. +GR $20
Have your item gently cleaned to remove dirt, debris, and sticky residue if possible. +CL $10

 



****If items do not qualify as standard size, they should be submitted under the applicable custom size tier.
*****Sliding Bottom Case Substitution applies only if an item is refused for grading due to restoration or tampering, and you’d prefer this type of case over a sealed case. You will not be charged unless an item is refused for grading.