(Santa Ana, California) - Getting higher prices for collectibles you sell on eBay is now easier than ever. Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA and PSA/DNA) has enlisted the online sales expertise and local store network of iSold It to provide certification services to iSold It customers. PSA and PSA/DNA is the world's largest sports collectibles and autographs authentication company and iSold It is the world's largest retail chain of eBay drop-off stores.
"Online sellers usually get more money for their collectibles if they've first been certified for authenticity and graded. Sports cards and autographs of all kinds can now be dropped off at any iSold It Store, and then processed through PSA and PSA/DNA. After the authentication, the certified items are returned to the iSold It store where they are professionally photographed and listed on eBay," said Joe Orlando, President of PSA and PSA/DNA, divisions of Collectors Universe, Inc. of Santa Ana, California (NASDAQ: CLCT).
At each location, iSold It's expert eBay sellers assist customers by explaining the authentication and grading services available to help maximize the value of their collectibles. In addition, the iSold It staff will use their online selling expertise to create a great eBay listing, take professional photographs and manage the process from start to finish.
"This represents another value-added service for consumers who would like to sell their items on eBay through our iSold It locations. We believe this relationship will help experienced and novice collectors get more money for their items," said Kenneth Sully, CEO and President of iSold It. Collectors Universe (www.collectors.com) authentication experts examine more than $1 billion worth of collectibles each year. The PSA/DNA division has certified the authenticity of some of the world's most valuable sports memorabilia (baseballs, tickets, trading cards, autographs and photographs) including Mark McGwire's 70th home run baseball, the bat used by Babe Ruth to hit the first home run in Yankee Stadium and all footballs used in the past seven Super Bowl games. PSA and PSA/DNA are approved for eBay authentication and grading. For additional information, visit www.psacard.com and www.psadna.com.
iSold It provides an easy way for any person, business or non-profit organization to sell things online. iSold It is the number one seller on eBay, is ranked as the number one new franchise for 2007 by Entrepreneur magazine and is the 2006 Priority Magazine Small Business of the Year. Everyday, iSold It has tens of thousands of active eBay listings created by hundreds of franchise stores around the world. For store locations, visit www.i-soldit.com or call 877-i-SOLD-IT.