Comic Book Pressing Prices
Pressing prices will include: Standard machine press, hand pressing for overhangs and dents, spine rolls and dry cleaning (excluding ‘Press Only” tier), Books will be re-bagged in no flap Mylar for Filling purposes. If books are returning to client raw, they will be in the new Mylar, and old bag is discarded.
If books need to be removed from a slab, it is $5 per book.
PRESSING TURNAROUND TIMES UPDATED 09/24/20
Fast track & Standard Tier’s INCLUDES dry cleaning.
If submitting books for HRC multiple turnaround times, please use a separate form for each turnaround.
Turnaround times are estimates, not a guaranty.
We offer a wide array of pre-screening services to help you get the most out of your collectible.
Except for restoration check Pre-screen service is only available on standard turnaround tier.
Pre-screen for pressing candidate: All books are automatically screened just prior to press at no charge, and will only be pressed if there is a defect to remove. Slabs are screened before removal unless client passes on the screen. A credit is given for all books that are not pressed.
Pre-screen for a minimum grade is $2 per book. (Can be screened for any grade, adds 5 weeks to turnaround time)
Comic Book Restoration Check is $3 per book. Many books are automatically flagged for restoration even if not selected.
Comic Book Restoration Prices
Evaluating books for potential restoration is another pre-screen service. The best way to evaluate a book for restoration is to have it in hand for a detailed inspection. That way you can be fully informed on all the defects, processes to correct those defects, potential risk of certain processes and the anticipated results. The fee for this is $40, covers time and shipping cost.