In 30 years, Wes Johnson has seen the ups and downs of the sports card hobby. He launched his Nebraska shop during a major boom period in 1990. Now, some of the kinds who used to frequent his store in Lincoln are adults and buying more than ever before. Watch the story from News Channel Nebraska below.
A PSA 8 1969-70 Lew Alcindor rookie card went for $28,269.
Yes, there’s only one MJ but it’s worth noting there are more Jordan PSA 10s (307) than there are Abdul-Jabbar rookie 8s (163).
More items from the Sports Immortals Collection are hitting Collectable’s fractional shares platform as the year winds to a close. Partial ownership in the lifelong treasures of Joel Platt is bringing some historic pieces into light. Forbes wrote about the partnership.
It won’t be out until mid-April, but Upper Deck plans to produce an “Alexis Lafreniere Collection” boxed set. It’s a 26-card product featuring 25 Highlights cards and 1 Moments/Awards card. Autographed, hand-numbered versions of the Moments/Awards cards will be randomly inserted in the boxes, which are being pre-sold for around $25.
Upper Deck will also produce a Rookies boxed set again this year. Most sets will have 25 cards featuring first year players from the upcoming season but one set in every 20-box case will have a bonus autographed card.