Pricing and Tier Codes

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AFA - Modern Grading Scale

for unopened, packaged toy items from 1995 - present
All turnaround times are stated in ESTIMATED business days.*
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 Standard   UV (archival) Material Upgrade) Sliding Bottom Case Substitution
Must Be Under $2500 value
standard (2-4 bus. day turnaround)
custom (4-6 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $1000 value
standard (4-6 bus. day turnaround)
custom (7-10 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $400 value
standard (10-15 bus. day turnaround)
custom (15-20 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $200 value
standard (30-40 bus. day turnaround)
custom (40-45 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
for items submitted under Standard, Express, and Premium Tiers in case of refusal, item will be returned in a sliding bottom acrylic case rather than a sealed acrylic case*****
Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member
Standard Size Action Figure** A-MS-A $50 $45 A-MS-1 $33 $30 A-MS-2 $28 $25 A-MS-3 $23 $20 +UV $15 $10 +SBC $5 $5
Standard Oversize Action Figure** A-MSO-A $60 $55 A-MSO-1 $38 $35 A-MSO-2 $33 $30 A-MSO-3 $28 $25 +UV $20 $15 +SBC $10 $10
Custom Size 1 - less than 20 inches**** A-MC1-A $80 $75 A-MC1-1 $60 $55 A-MC1-2 $50 $45 A-MC1-3 $40 $35 +UV $25 $20 +SBC $10 $10
Custom Size 2 - 20-29 inches**** A-MC2-A $105 $100 A-MC2-1 $75 $70 A-MC2-2 $65 $60 A-MC2-3 $55 $50 +UV $30 $25 +SBC $20 $20
Custom Size 3 - 30-39 inches**** A-MC3-A $145 $135 A-MC3-1 $105 $95 A-MC3-2 $90 $80 A-MC3-3 $75 $65 +UV $40 $35 +SBC $30 $30
Custom Size 4 - 40-49 inches**** A-MC4-A $235 $220 A-MC4-1 $155 $140 A-MC4-2 $135 $120 A-MC4-3 $115 $100 +UV $80 $75 +SBC $40 $40
Custom Size 5 - 50-59 inches**** A-MC5-A $310 $290 A-MC5-1 $200 $180 A-MC5-2 $180 $160 A-MC5-3 $160 $140 +UV $110 $100 +SBC $50 $50
Custom Size 6 - 60 inches or more**** A-MC6-A CALL CALL A-MC6-1 CALL CALL A-MC6-2 CALL CALL A-MC6-3 CALL CALL +UV CALL CALL +SBC CALL CALL
 

Quantity Discounts for all Tiers
(for submissions of 10 items or more)
10+ items - subtract $1 per item off listed grading fee
25+ items - subtract $2 per item off listed grading fee
50+ items - subtract $3 per item off listed grading fee
Additional Upgrade Services Available for All Tiers Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Have photographs of the front of your item emailed to you (web resolution). +PH $10
Have photographs of the front and back of your item emailed to you (web resolution). +PHB $15
Have photographs of the front and back of your item, in addition to the label (for classic style) emailed to you (web resolution). +PHL $20
Have photographs of the front and back of your item, in addition to the label (for classic style) emailed to you (professional print resolution - full 10MP). +PHR $25
Receive a grading summary corresponding to your graded item. (Limit 5 per submission; will extend turnaround time). +GR $15
Receive a detailed report and grader's written opinion about your graded item. +DGR N/A
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 $5

*All turnaround times are stated in estimated business days. Business days are defined by AFA as Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays.
**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. If custom size items are submitted with standard size items, the longer (custom) turnaround time will apply.
*****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.

AFA - Standard Grading Scale

for unopened packaged toy items
All turnaround times are stated in ESTIMATED business days.*
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 Standard   UV (archival) Material Upgrade) Sliding Bottom Case Substitution
Must Be Under $25000 value
standard (2-4 bus. day turnaround)
custom (4-6 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $1000 value
standard (4-6 bus. day turnaround)
custom (7-10 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $400 value
standard (10-15 bus. day turnaround)
custom (15-20 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $200 value
standard (30-40 bus. day turnaround)
custom (40-45 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
for items submitted under Standard, Express, and Premium Tiers in case of refusal, item will be returned in a sliding bottom acrylic case rather than a sealed acrylic case*****
Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member
Standard Size Action Figure** A-S-A $80*** $75*** A-S-1 $60 $55 A-S-2 $47 $42 A-S-3 $35 $30 +UV $20 $15 +SBC $5 $5
Standard Oversize Action Figure** A-SO-A $90*** $85*** A-SO-1 $65 $60 A-SO-2 $52 $47 A-SO-3 $40 $35 +UV $25 $20 +SBC $10 $10
Custom Size 1 - less than 20 inches**** A-C1-A $100*** $95*** A-C1-1 $75 $70 A-C1-2 $60 $55 A-C1-3 $45 $40 +UV $25 $20 +SBC $10 $10
Custom Size 2 - 20-29 inches**** A-C2-A $125*** $120*** A-C2-1 $95 $90 A-C2-2 $80 $75 A-C2-3 $65 $60 +UV $30 $25 +SBC $20 $20
Custom Size 3 - 30-39 inches**** A-C3-A $160*** $150*** A-C3-1 $120 $110 A-C3-2 $105 $95 A-C3-3 $90 $80 +UV $40 $35 +SBC $30 $30
Custom Size 4 - 40-49 inches**** A-C4-A $275*** $260*** A-C4-1 $195 $180 A-C4-2 $165 $150 A-C4-3 $135 $120 +UV $80 $75 +SBC $40 $40
Custom Size 5 - 50-59 inches**** A-C5-A $350*** $330*** A-C5-1 $240 $220 A-C5-2 $210 $190 A-C5-3 $180 $160 +UV $110 $100 +SBC $50 $50
Custom Size 6 - 60 inches or more**** A-C6-A CALL CALL A-C6-1 CALL CALL A-C6-2 CALL CALL A-C6-3 CALL CALL +UV CALL CALL +SBC CALL CALL
 

Quantity Discounts for all Tiers
(for submissions of 10 items or more)
10+ items - subtract $1 per item off listed grading fee
25+ items - subtract $2 per item off listed grading fee
50+ items - subtract $3 per item off listed grading fee
Additional Upgrade Services Available for All Tiers Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Have photographs of the front of your item emailed to you (web resolution). +PH $10
Have photographs of the front and back of your item emailed to you (web resolution). +PHB $15
Have photographs of the front and back of your item, in addition to the label (for classic style) emailed to you (web resolution). +PHL $20
Have photographs of the front and back of your item, in addition to the label (for classic style) emailed to you (professional print resolution - full 10MP). +PHR $25
Receive a grading summary corresponding to your graded item. (Limit 5 per submission; will extend turnaround time). +GR $15
Receive a detailed report and grader's written opinion about your graded item. +DGR N/A
Have your item gently cleaned to remove dirt, debris, and sticky residue if possible. +CL $5

*All turnaround times are stated in estimated business days. Business days are defined by AFA as Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays.
**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 $250.
****If items do not qualify as standard size, they should be submitted under the applicable custom size tier. If custom size items are submitted with standard size items, the longer (custom) turnaround time will apply.
*****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.

AFA - Qualified Grading Scale

For opened packaged toy items with unused contents (and select other types of items******)
All turnaround times are stated in ESTIMATED business days.*
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 Standard   UV (archival) Material Upgrade) Sliding Bottom Case Substitution
Must Be Under $25000 value
standard (2-4 bus. day turnaround)
custom (4-6 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $1000 value
standard (4-6 bus. day turnaround)
custom (7-10 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $400 value
standard (10-15 bus. day turnaround)
custom (15-20 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $200 value
standard (30-40 bus. day turnaround)
custom (40-45 bus. day turnaround)
View Member Turnaround
for items submitted under Standard, Express, and Premium Tiers in case of refusal, item will be returned in a sliding bottom acrylic case rather than a sealed acrylic case*****
Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member
Standard Size Action Figure** A-QS-A $80*** $75*** A-QS-1 $60 $55 A-QS-2 $47 $42 A-QS-3 $35 $30 +UV $20 $15 +SBC $5 $5
Standard Oversize Action Figure** A-QSO-A $90*** $85*** A-QSO-1 $65 $60 A-QSO-2 $52 $47 A-QSO-3 $40 $35 +UV $25 $20 +SBC $10 $10
Custom Size 1 - less than 20 inches**** A-QC1-A $100*** $95*** A-QC1-1 $75 $70 A-QC1-2 $60 $55 A-QC1-3 $45 $40 +UV $25 $20 +SBC $10 $10
Custom Size 2 - 20-29 inches**** A-QC2-A $125*** $120*** A-QC2-1 $95 $90 A-QC2-2 $80 $75 A-QC2-3 $65 $60 +UV $30 $25 +SBC $20 $20
Custom Size 3 - 30-39 inches**** A-QC3-A $160*** $150*** A-QC3-1 $120 $110 A-QC3-2 $105 $95 A-QC3-3 $90 $80 +UV $40 $35 +SBC $30 $30
Custom Size 4 - 40-49 inches**** A-QC4-A $275*** $260*** A-QC4-1 $195 $180 A-QC4-2 $165 $150 A-QC4-3 $135 $120 +UV $80 $75 +SBC $40 $40
Custom Size 5 - 50-59 inches**** A-QC5-A $350*** $330*** A-QC5-1 $240 $220 A-QC5-2 $210 $190 A-QC5-3 $180 $160 +UV $110 $100 +SBC $50 $50
Custom Size 6 - 60 inches or more**** A-QC6-A CALL CALL A-QC6-1 CALL CALL A-QC6-2 CALL CALL A-QC6-3 CALL CALL +UV CALL CALL +SBC CALL CALL
 

Quantity Discounts for all Tiers
(for submissions of 10 items or more)
10+ items - subtract $1 per item off listed grading fee
25+ items - subtract $2 per item off listed grading fee
50+ items - subtract $3 per item off listed grading fee
Additional Upgrade Services Available for All Tiers Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Have photographs of the front of your item emailed to you (web resolution). +PH $10
Have photographs of the front and back of your item emailed to you (web resolution). +PHB $15
Have photographs of the front and back of your item, in addition to the label (for classic style) emailed to you (web resolution). +PHL $20
Have photographs of the front and back of your item, in addition to the label (for classic style) emailed to you (professional print resolution - full 10MP). +PHR $25
Receive a grading summary corresponding to your graded item. (Limit 5 per submission; will extend turnaround time). +GR $15
Receive a detailed report and grader's written opinion about your graded item. +DGR N/A
Have your item gently cleaned to remove dirt, debris, and sticky residue if possible. +CL $5

*All turnaround times are stated in estimated business days. Business days are defined by AFA as Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays.
**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 $250.
****If items do not qualify as standard size, they should be submitted under the applicable custom size tier. If custom size items are submitted with standard size items, the longer (custom) turnaround time will apply.
*****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
All turnaround times are stated in ESTIMATED business days.*
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.
Archival (includes UV upgrade) Premium Express Standard   UV (archival) Material Upgrade)
Must Be Under $5000 value
4-6 bus. day turnaround
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $1000 value
7-10 bus. day turnaround
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $400 value
15-20 bus. day turnaround
View Member Turnaround
Must Be Under $200 value
40-45 bus. day turnaround
View Member Turnaround
for items submitted under Standard, Express, and Premium Tiers
Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code Tier Price Tier Code

Limit

Tier Price Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member Public Member
Mailer with Bagged Action Figure A-ML2P-A N/A N/A A-ML2P-1 N/A N/A A-ML2P-2 N/A N/A A-ML2P-3

5/Week

$47 $42 +UV $20 $15
Mailer w/bagged Action Figure plus 1 additional item A-ML3P-A N/A N/A A-ML3P-1 N/A N/A A-ML3P-2 N/A N/A A-ML3P-3

5/Week

$75 $68 +UV $20 $15
Mailer w/bagged Action Figure plus 2 additional items A-ML4P-A N/A N/A A-ML4P-1 N/A N/A A-ML4P-2 N/A N/A A-ML4P-3

5/Week

$107 $97 +UV $25 $20
Mailer w/bagged Action Figure plus 3 additional items A-ML5P-A N/A N/A A-ML5P-1 N/A N/A A-ML5P-2 N/A N/A A-ML5P-3

5/Week

$140 $127 +UV $30 $25
Mailer w/bagged Action Figure plus 4 additional items A-MLSPS-A N/A N/A A-MLSPS-1 N/A N/A A-MLSPS-2 N/A N/A A-MLSPS-3

5/Week

$175 $159 +UV $35 $30
Mailer w/special items - Medium (sum of 3 sides under 30") A-MLSPM-A N/A N/A A-MLSPM-1 N/A N/A A-MLSPM-2 N/A N/A A-MLSPM-3

5/Week

$225 $204 +UV $40 $35
Mailer w/special items - Large (sum of 3 sides over 30") A-MLSPL-A N/A N/A A-MLSPL-1 N/A N/A A-MLSPL-2 N/A N/A A-MLSPL-3

5/Week

$270 $244 +UV $80 $75
 

Quantity Discounts for all Tiers
(for submissions of 10 items or more)
10+ items - subtract $1 per item off listed grading fee
25+ items - subtract $2 per item off listed grading fee
50+ items - subtract $3 per item off listed grading fee
Additional Upgrade Services Available for All Tiers Upgrade Code Upgrade Price
Have photographs of the front of your item emailed to you (web resolution). +PH $10
Have photographs of the front and back of your item emailed to you (web resolution). +PHB $15
Have photographs of the front and back of your item, in addition to the label (for classic style) emailed to you (web resolution). +PHL $20
Have photographs of the front and back of your item, in addition to the label (for classic style) emailed to you (professional print resolution - full 10MP). +PHR $25
Receive a grading summary corresponding to your graded item. (Limit 5 per submission; will extend turnaround time). +GR $15
Receive a detailed report and grader's written opinion about your graded item. +DGR N/A
Have your item gently cleaned to remove dirt, debris, and sticky residue if possible. +CL $5

*All turnaround times are stated in estimated business days. Business days are defined by CDA as Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays.
**a complete listing of standard size and boxed diecast can be found at www.toygrader.com. Standard sizes include most common size diecast from popular toy lines.
****If items do not qualify as standard size, they should be submitted under the applicable custom size tier. If custom size items are submitted with standard size items, the longer (custom) turnaround time will apply.
*****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.