It was a Brady-palooza late Saturday night at Lelands.
The long-time company has sold all kinds of historic sports memorabilia over the years but the trading card market for current players dominated action in the company’s latest Classic Auction. Multiple Brady rookie cards drew big bids, led by a 2000 Contenders Championship Rookie Ticket graded BGS 8 with a 9 autograph. Numbered 63/100, it closed at $857,695. A week ago, another Championship Ticket graded BGS 8.5/10 sold in another auction for $1.59 million.
Another autographed Brady Championship Ticket–an unnumbered version originally gifted to the Lelands consignor by a Donruss executive in 2005–sold for $193,506 in the Lelands sale. An unnumbered regular Rookie Ticket Brady autograph graded BGS 8.5/10 sold for just over $60,000 while another copy graded 8/10 went for $39,502. A 2000 Donruss Elite Status Brady rookie numbered 10/10 and graded PSA 10, soared to $193,506 while a 1/1 2020 Panini Flawless Super Bowl Gems Brady netted $86,760. The latter card was famously pulled in a break last spring.
Lelands even offered collectors a chance to meet Brady and grab some pictures and autographs at a future date. That lot drew a winning bid of $19,072.
In all, the auction generated nearly $6 million in sales.
Other card highlights included a 2009 National Treasures Steph Curry Rookie Patch Autograph (#78/99) graded BGS 9 that soared to $364,884 and a PSA 10 2003 Upper Deck SP Authentic dual autograph card featuring Michael Jordan and LeBron James that sold for $142,946.
A ticket stub from Mickey Mantle’s April 1951 debut became the first non-autographed ticket to reach the six-figure mark when it landed at $101,269.
Among the game-used gear in the auction was a 1968 Elgin Baylor game-worn Lakers jersey. The gold durene shirt sold for $131,666.
All prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium. Complete results can be found here.