Unless you’re an avid collector of high-end Tom Brady cards, here’s one you may have never seen.
Copies of the 2000 Upper Deck SPx Spectrum numbered to just 25 rarely surfaces. Now, one of the best copies of the rare issue is coming to fractional ownership. One of five copies graded BGS 9.5, this one will be offered to Collectable users for $10 per share on Thursday. The IPO price is $538,000.
Like other Upper Deck issues from early in Brady’s first season, the card pictures him in a red practice jersey.
LaMelo Ball’s impressive play hasn’t gone unnoticed by collectors and one of his top rookie cards just sold for a record price.
A 2020 National Treasures Gold Rookie Patch Autograph card numbered to 10 and graded BGS 9.5 (Gem Mint) changed hands via private sale for $255,000 this week.
The sale to a private collector was brokered through PWCC Marketplace.
Ball is averaging nearly 20 points, 7.4 rebounds and 8 assists per game in his second year with the Charlotte Hornets.
Rally offered shares of one of the two highest graded full tickets to one of pro football’s most famous games on Tuesday morning. Priced at $10 at an IPO of $10,000, shares of the ducat for the 1967 NFL Championship Game sold out in just 15 minutes despite a limit of seven shares per person.
One of two graded NM/MT 8 by PSA, the ticket to the famous Ice Bowl in Green Bay was just sold for $7,500 through Heritage Auctions in August.
The game time temperature was =13 and the Packers pulled out a last minute win over the Cowboys on Bart Starr’s quarterback sneak. They defeated the Raiders in the Super Bowl in what was Vince Lombardi’s final game as coach.
Jeremy McNett of Final Score Sports Cards in Michigan regularly buys collections of sports cards and occasionally memorabilia, too. He’s been in the game for a long time but one connection paid off with an unusual item that’s now part of the state’s sports history.
A scrapbook put together more than 100 years ago by one of the school’s top athletes was part of a collection McNett purchased. It was originally the property of Stanley George Fontanna, a track star at the University of Michigan and contains ribbons he earned along with football material, clippings and other material that was saved in the book from 1914-1920. Fontanna later became a professor at the school.
The thick book has the school’s famous gold “M” on the front.
The local newspaper has details of the book’s discovery, including its final destination.
Helmets worn in the 2020-21 NHL regular season and playoffs by the Nashville Predators are on the block through MeiGray Auctions.
In all, 25 gold helmets are being offered with minimum bids of $150 each. They include the NHL Unity-Equality/2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs decal.
The auction runs through January 19.