At least it is according to those at Beckett whose job is to grade cards.
There’s something about a Pristine graded Black Label card with the centering, corner, edges and surface all given a perfect 10.
It’s like getting a perfect score on a test.
When it comes to collecting, a rookie autograph card belonging to a superstar player can mean a huge boost to its value if that Black Label is given.
Take the 2013 Kris Bryant Bowman Chrome Draft autographed rookie card for example.
This Pristine Black Label though is going for about $7,200. Sometimes it’s worth to pay the premium as it’s much more rare than the ones graded Gem Mint.