March 7, 2003

For Immediate Release:

Parsippany, NJ. Sportscard Guaranty LLC (SGC) annouced it is not currently involved with any plans to sell, purchase or merge its operations with any competing grading company. We believe that it is in our customers' best interest that SGC remain independent under its current ownership. Since its inception in 1998, SGC has made great strides as a leading provider in sportscard grading and authentication. While continuing to serve the sportscard industry with the most accurate and consistent grading, SGC looks forward to introducing new, innovative and value added services to support the sports collectibles industry. Lastly, on behalf of SGC's ownership, management and staff we would like to thank our customers for their continued support and patronage and we look forward to serving the grading needs of dealers and collectors for years to come.

Sean Skeffington
Vice President of Operations-SGC