A 1986-87 Fleer Basketball Michael Jordan rookie card sold for $100, 000 at auction on Sunday, June 5th.
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When it was originally graded, this card was the first to get a perfect "10" by Beckett Grading Services (BGS). Today, it is one of three cards to achieve that distinction. About 5, 500 of the Jordan rookie cards have been submitted to Beckett. The sub-grades for the card include a "10" for centering, edges and corners and a "9.5" for surface. Memory Lane Auctions handled the sale of the card.
The Michael Jordan rookie card is considered by many to be a cornerstone of basketball card collecting and sports memorabilia as a whole. This exact card was previously sold in August, 2009 for $82, 000.
Because Jordan rookie cards are some of the most sought after cards today, the industry is plagued by fakes and reprints, especially online. The best way to avoid buying a Jordan rookie that is not authentic is to pull it from a pack yourself or to buy a card graded by a reputable grading company. Both options are expensive and even boxes/packs can be tampered with. Dave and Adam's Card World has a nice article (albeit dated) that provides good information for deciding if a 1986-87 Fleer Basketball box is legitimate. As interest in basketball continues to build, there is no reason to think that Jordan's rookies will not continue to increase in value.how far technology has come how business loans work what device is espressif how many manager does treasure have who is responsible for product quality how much tech in nasdaq when entrepreneurship is successful what manufacturer makes genesis what startup accelerators really do whose product is alexa where to start startup who manufacturers the flu vaccine roadmap what does it mean which tech field is right for me whose teaching inspired the french revolution why technology is good what business quarter are we in whom test where is gretchen from project runway how development of a training program is prepared which equipment is required for surgical hand asepsis who should a startup hire first where to develop film in toronto which science major is the easiest where does engineers work startup costs where is gretchen from project runway who is responsible for product quality how much system storage is normal on mac when equipment is purchased for cash quizlet where oneplus manufacturer which project runway designers are successful how often company increase salary where to launch nukes fallout 76 who projects in india why product management interview question where's the london eye how design makes us think from where nykaa products come why london is so expensive how engineering has changed the world how many product managers how many system apps should i have how often set up guitar why solution is stable