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Global Holders


Global Authority provides standard hard plastic encapsulation, as well as our Certified Sleeve, Dual Certification and re-holder services.


Global Authority has set the standard in the unopened collectible market, offering authentication and grading services for wax, cello, oversized, rack and tray packs. We have every type of custom holder to accommodate your collecting passion. Our custom holders keep your valued collectibles safe and secure.


Global Authority offers custom encapsulation for full factory unopened, empty display and vending boxes. Authentication and grading includes a grade for the overall condition of the box and an average grade based on the condition of the packs inside. Our custom holders keep your valued collectible safe and secure.


Global Authority offers a unique and innovative wax wrapper grading service. Every wrapper is placed in a protective mylar sleeve with a black acid free insert to help preserve the collectible. This growing area of the sports collectible marketplace now has a safe and secure way to collect any type of wax wrapper.

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Who Uses Global Authority?

Mile High Card Company Burbank Sportscards Andy Madec Sportscards Memory Lane, Inc.

Global News

  • Global Authority Announces Free Grading Service

    Bettendorf, Iowa - May 27, 2010 — Global Authority announces a Free grading service for all trading cards, regardless of card value. This service enables dealers and collectors to submit any type of trading card to identify both the final grade and the approximate value based on the grade. The customer can then choose from a…”

  • Global Authority Announces New Population Report

    Bettendorf, Iowa - April 15, 2010 — Global Authority Inc. announces the launch of The Global Authority Population Report where Premium and Premium Plus members can identify authenticated and graded items from the Global archives. The innovative search bar enables a search by player, sport or year giving a detailed grid of everything graded for that…”

  • Global Authority Provides New Certified Sleeve Encapsulation

    Bettendorf, Iowa - October 21, 2009 — Global Authority launches a new Certified Sleeve product. The service addresses a void in the card-grading marketplace, where off grade and lower condition cards can be affordably certified. Currently this market segment is sold “raw” with dealers and collectors selling them as lots or by singles and not capturing…”

  • Global Authority Reports Positive Website Growth and Impressive First Quarter Company Developments

    Bettendorf, Iowa - September 17, 2009 — Global Authority, the leader in card and pack grading and education, under new ownership since March 2009 , is seeing encouraging growth of their new brand and reports positive website statistics. Global Authority’s website traffic continues to gradually climb and since April the company has seen a 52% increase…”

  • Global Authority Announces New Dual Certification Service

    Bettendorf, Iowa - September 16, 2009 — Global Authority announces new Dual Certification service for any previously graded card collectible. This unique and first to market innovation enables collectors to receive Dual Certification on their existing graded product. The service will help boost buyer confidence by creating a double stamp of approval. “The service addresses a…”