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Helpful Baseball Collecting Abbreviations

Baseball collecting and dealing, especially online, requires some knowledge of the language. Here are some common abbreviations that will help you become more literate:

FS- for sale

FT- for trade

NFS- not for sale

NFT- not for trade

OBO- or best offer

DLVD- delivered (price for something including shipping costs) 

(R)OMLB- (Rawlings) Official Major league Baseball 

SS- sweet spot

SP- side panel

PCMB- please check my (photo) bucket

PWE- plain white envelope 

PC- personal collection

HTG- hard to get

UD- Upper Deck (card company)

TTT- Topps Triple Threads (type of Topps card)

RC- rookie card

ASG- All-Star game

HOF- Hall of Fame

GU- game used

CERT- certified autograph 

ST- Spring Training 

LOA- letter of authentication (usually from lots of memorabilia)

COA- certificate of authentication

PSA/DNA- Professional Sports Authenticator