CSG and CGC Trading Cards Appoint Fansmall as Official Submission Center for Mainland China

Posted on 2/28/2021

Fansmall, an innovative and influential collectible card retailer in Shanghai, will help collectors submit to CSG and CGC Trading Cards.

Certified Sports Guaranty™ (CSG™) and CGC Trading Cards are pleased to announce that Fansmall has been appointed as their exclusive Official Submission Center in mainland China. As an Official Submission Center, Fansmall will help collectors submit sports and trading cards to CSG and CGC Trading Cards for authentication, grading and encapsulation.

CSG and CGC Trading Cards are part of the Certified Collectibles Group® (CCG®), a global provider of expert, impartial and value-added services for collectibles. Since 1987, the CCG companies have certified more than 60 million collectibles, including coins, banknotes, comic books, trading cards, sports cards, stamps and estate items. Because collectors and dealers trust that collectibles certified by the CCG companies are authentic and accurately graded, they sell for higher prices — a fact reflected by numerous record-breaking auction results in recent weeks.

Founded in September 2019, Fansmall is an innovative and influential collectible card retailer located in Shanghai. With the goal of building a card collecting “ecosystem,” Fansmall has successfully integrated retail operations, social media, grading services and card collecting apps to better reach and serve collectors. Fansmall’s efforts have made communication and interaction easier as card collecting has become increasingly popular throughout China and the world.

“Our goal at Fansmall is to provide a one-stop shop for collectible card services,” explained Sebastian Zhao, CEO of Fansmall. “Being a CSG and CGC Trading Cards Official Submission Center not only helps us to achieve this goal but also means that we can help collectors benefit from the confidence and security that come with CSG and CGC Trading Cards certification.”

Using specialized expertise, advanced technology, innovation and operational excellence, CSG provides accurate, consistent and efficient certification services for baseball cards, basketball cards and other sports card types. CSG began accepting submissions in mid-February, 2021, and the response from collectors and dealers has been outstanding. Learn more at CSGcards.com.

Launched just six months ago, CGC Trading Cards has earned praise for its expert grading, advanced technology and secure, display-worthy holder. Many impressive collections and numerous rarities — including Pokémon Test Print Blastoise that realized a jaw-dropping $360,000 at auction — have been already been certified by CGC Trading Cards. Learn more at CGCcards.com.

“CSG and CGC Trading Cards are excited to work with Fansmall as our exclusive Official Submission Center in mainland China,” said Steven R. Eichenbaum, CEO of CSG and CGC Trading Cards. “As we begin to expand our card grading services around the globe, it was clear that Fansmall was an excellent fit for a partnership.”

Interested collectors can learn more about Fansmall via their numerous social channels:

  • WeChat: Fansmall玩乐收藏、Fansmall足球猫、Fansmall篮球猫、Fansmall X
  • Weibo: 范斯猫Fansmall
  • Doyin: 范斯猫的小店
  • Instagram: FansmallGlobal
  • Twitter: FansmallGlobal

To speak with a Fansmall customer service representative, contact their customer service WeChat account, fansmall2.

Go to Fansmall's Official App (left) or Official Customer Service WeChat App (right)
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