Tom Brady officially called it quits on Tuesday, hanging it up after a career no one could have imagined for a sixth round draft pick.
Brady’s cards have been the hobby’s hottest in recent years with new records falling on a regular basis.
A BGS 9.5/10 2000 Brady Contenders Championship Rookie Ticket Autograph numbered to 100, sold for a record $2.3 million via straight purchase Tuesday afternoon. It’s the exact same card that sold for $1.59 million in September.
One of 20 copies of the 2002 Topps Finest XFractor Brady sold for $118,000 Monday night at Saco River Auctions. That includes the company’s 18 percent buyer’s premium.
It’s the lone Gem Mint 10 on PSA’s Population Report.
Interest in Matthew Stafford’s rookie cards has been ticking upward. An ungraded copy of his 2009 National Treasures Rookie Patch Autograph numbered to 99 sold for $4,472 on Monday.
The same card sold in October for $3,150.
The numbers are in from last week’s sports card catalog at Heritage Auctions. Led by the $1.3 million Cracker Jack Collection, the auction totaled $12,591,161.
While there haven’t been many 2021-22 basketball cards reach the market yet, Hoops Basketball is one and blaster boxes have now made their way to Fanatics, with eight pack boxes priced at $24.99.
A family in Idaho bought a house that hadn’t been updated in a while after the last occupants had passed away. They started ripping up floors, carpeting and baseboards.
In one bedroom, there were green shingles applied that had been applied to a wall so they started tearing those away, too, when something colorful emerged. No, what was inside won’t make them rich, but KTVB in Boise was able to piece together the history behind it all: