On this page I’m going to share with you the key pieces of equipment I use to collect Pokemon cards.

Whether you’re selling, grading or collecting, here is your essential toolkit!

Displaying Essentials

1. Graded Card Stands

  • Purpose: Showcase your best graded cards
  • Best Place to Buy: Amazon

 

cardcollector pokemon card stand

2. Waterproof Binders

  • Purpose: Added protection for ‘binder collectors’. The one below also has enough capacity to house master sets.
  • Best Place to Buy: Amazon

 

Grading Essentials

3. Penny Sleeves

  • Purpose: Protects your cards for surface scratches.
  • Best Place to Buy: Amazon

4. Semi-Rigid Card Holders

  • Purpose: Protects your cards when you submit them for grading. Always use Semi-Rigids instead of Toploaders.
  • Best Place to Buy: My eBay Listing!

semi rigid card holders

5. Boxes for Shipping

  • Purpose: To safely house your cards when you submit them for grading.
  • Best Place to Buy: Amazon

6. Handle With Care Tape

  • Purpose: Added protection for shipping.
  • Best Place to Buy: Amazon

Selling Essentials

7. Toploaders

  • Purpose: Great protection if you sell single, ungraded cards.
  • Best Place to Buy: Amazon

8. Large Letter Postal Boxes

  • Purpose: Perfect for shipping single graded cards.
  • Best Place to Buy: Amazon

9. Bubble Wrap

  • Purpose: Added protection for shipping.
  • Best Place to Buy: Amazon

 

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