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Pricing and Tier Codes

 
Due to COVID19 imposed limitations, Projected Completion Dates will not be guaranteed until further notice. The turnaround times listed below are not accurate and will remain so as we safely reconfigure our production processes.
 
All our tiers are currently running about TWO MONTHS behind on top of the estimated Projected Completion Date listed. 
 
  • Packaged Items -Grading Costs
     
  • Loose Items-Grading Costs
  • Re-case Items - Grading Costs
 

AFA – Modern Grading Scale

for unopened, packaged toy items from 2000 – present

 


**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 - Vintage Items (released prior to 2000)

for unopened packaged toy items

 


**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******)

 


**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

 

****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.


VGA - Standard Grading Scale Pricing

for unopened eligible packaged video games, consoles, and accessories

 


VGA - Qualified Grading Scale Pricing

For opened eligible packaged video games, consoles, and accessories (and select other types of items******)

 

**a complete listing of standard size games can be found at www.vggrader.com. Standard sizes include most common size games from popular consoles.

***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.

******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, 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.vggrader.com.

 
 
Temporary Suspension of Loose Custom Figures Grading:
We are currently accepting only loose vintage Star Wars 3 – 3/4″ figures and coins for grading. All other toy lines have been suspended pending further notification. 

AFA – Loose Grading Scale

For loose and complete action figures

*******Certain loose action figure variations, especially those with variant clothing and accessories, as well as loose figures valued at over $5000 must always be submitted under GAS tier codes for additional authentication.

 

AFA – Loose Coin Grading Scale Pricing

For toy-related loose collectible coins

 

*******Unproduced, pre-production, and other rare coins valued at over $2500 must be submitted for Grading and Authentication service under the applicable GAS tier.

 

AFA Grading Plus CIB Authentication Services

For rare and pre-production items which require outside authentication by CIB

 

AFA – Re-case Pricing

for packaged toy items previously graded by AFA

**a complete listing of standard size 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.

 

AFA – Re-case Pricing

for loose action figures previously graded by AFA

**a complete listing of standard size loose action figures can be found at www.toygrader.com. Standard sizes include most common size action figures from popular toy lines.

 

AFA – Re-case Pricing

for catalog mailers and mail-away exclusives previously graded by AFA


VGA - Re-Case Pricing

for items previously graded by VGA

 

**a complete listing of standard size games can be found at www.vggrader.com. Standard sizes include most common size games from popular consoles.


****If items do not qualify as standard size, they should be submitted under the applicable custom size tier.

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