Bidding for one of 25 BGS 9.5 2009 Bowman Chrome Mike Trout autograph Orange Refractor cards is set to pass the six-figure mark heading into the final weekend of bidding at Goldin Auctions.
It’s one of three Trout cards with bids currently exceeding $10,000 including: a 2009 Bowman Sterling Prospects BGS Black Label 10/Auto 10; a 2009 Bowman Sterling Propsects Gold Refractor auto (#05/50) BGS 10 and a 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects #BDPP89 Auto Refractor (#373/500) BGS 10.
“As Mike Trout continues to build his Hall of Fame career, collectors are fervently searching for some of his rare cards,” said Ken Goldin, Founder of Goldin Auctions. “It seems like a Trout card sets a new record in every one of our auctions.”
Featuring more than 1,500 lots of sports, entertainment and historical memorabilia, the auction is open through Saturday, August 10 at GoldinAuctions.com.
One of Luka Doncic’s earliest game-worn jerseys is on the block at NBA Auctions. The blue #77 Dallas Mavericks gamer worn by the Rookie of the Year was used in two pre-season games in China on October 5 and 8.
Bidding has already passed $4,500 with two weeks left in the auction.
Doncic’s first regular season jersey, worn October 17, sold for $38,020 earlier this season.
A Kawhi Leonard City Edition jersey worn in five games during the Toronto Raptors’ championship season sold Thursday night for $12,240. Leonard scored over 30 points in three of those contests.
Two game-used Connor McDavid sticks from the 2017-18 season are among the items up for bid at MeiGray Auctions. The company has an exclusive deal to auction some of McDavid’s game-worn gear.
Minimum bid on the sticks is $1,500 each. Game-worn socks and a hoodie from the 2018 All-Star Game are also on the block with bidding set to close next week.
At last week’s National Sports Collectors Convention, Vintage Breaks popped open a 1961-62 Fleer basketball pack. Gary Vaynerchuk was on hand for the break with the hope of landing a Wilt Chamberlain, Oscar Robertson or Jerry West rookie card.
Watch the video below…and yes, the gum was nasty.
Celebrity chef Graham Elliot is an avid collector of baseball cards, with an eye on acquiring some of the classics. He’s not that stuck on condition but he’s been an active buyer in recent years.
Elliot was a guest of Topps at the National and also added some new material to his PC.
He talked collecting with Forbes’ Jeff Arnold for a recent story on the hobby including what he’s bought and what he’s after.