What size toploaders do I need?

Once you know the thickness of a card or cards you want to store, you can determine the exact toploader size you’ll use to secure your sports card safely. The most common toploader size thickness is 20pt. There is a large variety of different sizes which are commonly 55pt, 75pt, 100pt, 120pt, 130pt, 180pt and 360pt.

Are BCW Toploaders good?

The BCW 3 x 4 is the most popular toploader in the collectible card industry because of its standard size and attractiveness. Coming in a pack that contains 25 toploaders, this product is essential in protecting, storing and displaying various types of collectible trading cards.

What are toploaders cards?

A toploader is a plastic trading card holder used for protection and organization. Different than a penny sleeve – which is softer and more bendable – a toploader is rigid, and thus provides a more secure storage option.

Can cards get damaged in toploaders?

A plain top loader can also scratch the surface of the card, or cause corner damage. The penny sleeve gives just enough protection around the edges and corners to keep everything mint.

Are Ultra Pro Toploaders acid free?

For the best protection of your cards, combine with Ultra PRO toploaders to achieve acid-free inner layer protection with rigid structural integrity in the outer layer.

Is BCW as good as Ultra Pro?

There is honestly not too much difference in most of the product lines that Ultra Pro and BCW have. Ultra Pro has gotten better over the last 5 years, as THEY used to put out crap sleeves and their top loader packs always had 1-3 unusable top loaders in it.

What are toploaders made of?

rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
BCW Toploaders are a popular medium for storage and display of collectibles. BCW Toploads are manufactured from rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) which contains no plasticizers or stearates (a salt or an ester of stearic acid). They will not migrate or harm your cards, photographs, or prints.

What is the best way to store your cards?

The best way to store baseball cards in those numbers would be to use card storage boxes. Since binders can be expensive and can’t hold thousands of trading cards,like card storage boxes can do, we’d recommend placing each one in a protective sleeve and placing it in a specialized trading card box.

Do PSA accept top loaders?

PSA advises against submitting in top loaders, hard acrylic cases or screw down holders. Submissions received in these types of cases will experience delays in processing and the cases will not be returned with your submission.