Best Ways To Spot Counterfeit Cards?

Jeane

Bench Warmer
For someone like me who is relatively new to sports card collection it would be quite easy for someone to sell me a counterfeit sports card. I might not even tell that it is a fake whether I am buying online or offline in some store because truth is some counterfeits can look very much like the original.

Since counterfeits do exist, how does one tell that a sports card you want to buy is not a counterfeit?
 

Mariane Apaan

Bench Warmer
Try the bend test. The bend test compromises of holding both ends of the card together. Real cards being as durable can normally bend without straining the structure of the card, while a lot of fakes will crease, especially in the centre, under the pressure.
 
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