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GR DE SCHOOL 101: PRESSING

PRESSING. GREAT FOR SHIRTS, ACCEPTABLE FOR COMIC BOOKS, TERRIBLE FOR CARDS.

When you hear the term “pressing” in relation to cards, the fi rst thing you may think of is a “screwdown” card holder.

In the late ‘80s, early ‘90s we put every card of value in a screwdown holder. For younger collectors, I don’t mean the holders with a single screw in the top middle of the holder. I’m talking a half-inch thick slab of Lucite that was drilled in all four corners so that a screw could be screwed to the bottom of the holder through the top. And if your card was vintage and real valuable, you put that sucker in the big boy holder.That card went into the one-inch thick screwdown, a brick of value and beauty that sometimes resided in a velvet pouch made just for the screwdown, or a Crown Royale bag if that’s all you had.

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