Thought the hype was dead? Not yet. A limited edition "copper" variation on the 2007 Topps Derek Jeter card has just sold for over $10,000.
Collectors love numbers and when you’ve got something considered the ‘first’ of anything, you’ve often got a gold mine. Or in this case, a copper mine.
2007 Topps baseball ‘copper’ border variations are limited to just 56 each. One collector paid $10,100 for the Derek Jeter card serial numbered 1 of 56. The sale took place on eBay Sunday night. The Jeter card, of course, features the background images of Mickey Mantle and President Bush.
The listing generated 34 bids for the Staten Island, NY seller.