LeBron James rookie card could fetch more than $300K on auction block
Ken Goldin of Goldin Auctions on sports memorabilia on the auction block.
Michael Jordan’s rookie basketball card is still a hot-ticket item months after “The Last Dance” aired.
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Jordan’s 1986-87 Fleer rookie card sold for $150,000 at Robert Edwards Auctions early Monday morning. The card was graded a Gem Mint 10 by PSA and is the highest price ever paid at an auction for a Jordan rookie card of its kind.
1986-87 FLEER BASKETBALL CARDS CASE CONTAINING MICHAEL JORDAN ROOKIE SELLS FOR MORE THAN $1.7M
“This is an ultra-high-grade example of the premier modern-day basketball card. The 1986-1987 Fleer basketball issue is extremely condition-sensitive due to its blue flush-to-the-border design. The offered example is pack-fresh with four razor-sharp corners, bright colors, a flawless image, and no chipping to the extreme edges of the condition-sensitive red and blue borders,” a description of the card on the auction house’s website read.
There were 51 bids on the card and the starting bid was $25,000.
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