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How To Lookup A Surname
The PCGS Surname Directory is a collaborative tool giving users a way to search for surnames of interest and to contact the PCGS member who is researching the surname. There is no cost to use our Surname Directory and you do not need to be a PCGS member to conduct a search.
To search the Directory, enter the surname you wish to search and then click on the magnifying glass icon -- you also have the option of flipping through the list using the page view.
Click on the eye icon and a new window will open with the Surname Detail (which can be printed). If you have a potential match, click the envelope icon, which opens the Surname Inquiry Emailer, and send an email to the member who posted the information to explore and collaborate.
screenshot of surname database