The Ted Williams and Sandy Koufax cards offered earlier this week in the Topps Project 2020 platform sold 41,407 and 43,147 copies, respectively. Those two cards are now the third and fourth highest sellers since the program started in late March.
Combined with the sales of the Ken Griffey Jr and Nolan Ryan cards announced Wednesday, Topps has sold 248,360 of the on-demand cards so far this week. Some buy bulk quantities and get them cheaper, but it’s safe to say the revenue Topps brought in just this week is over $3 million for the production and distribution of four trading cards.
Topps released two more cards Wednesday.
If you’re ordering, you’ll need to be patient. Shipments are running a few weeks behind.
Topps’ is producing Mega Boxes for 2020 Bowman for distribution through Target. They were quickly snapped up on the company’s website which now shows them as sold out. It’s possible you might find them soon in your local store.
Promoter Steve Menzie tells us within the first 24 hours of registration, 800 collectors had signed up to “attend” the ‘Virtual Sport Card Expo‘ scheduled for next month. The in-person event in Toronto was cancelled because of COVID-19.
Jerseys autographed by members of the 2020 NBA All-Star teams sold for strong prices at auction Thursday night. The blue and red jerseys were signed during a shootaround on February 15 ahead of the game in Chicago.
Luka Doncic brought the highest winning bid at $8,020 with Giannis Antetokounmpo’s “Team Giannis” autographed shirt netting $6,356. Others included Anthony Davis ($6356), Kawhi Leonard ($5,297), Devin Booker ($5066). Trae Young’s jersey went for a relative bargain at $3,303.
Here’s a different kind of Michael Jordan collection.
Radio.com caught up with a guy in Australia who owns the largest collection of MJ toys. Pre-production figures, basketball hoops, you name it, Joshua De Vaney has it.
Check out their story on him here.