Giannis Antetokounmpo Rookie Card Sells for $1,857,300 at Goldin Auctions

Goldin Auctions continues to set records in the sports collectibles industry with the sale of the 2013-14 National Treasures Horizontal (RPA) #130 Giannis Antetokounmpo Signed NBA Logoman Patch Rookie Card (#1/1) – BGS MINT 9/BGS 10 – which sold for $1,857,300, setting the record for any basketball card in the Goldin Auctions’ 2020 Late Summer Premium Auction at GoldinAuctions.com.

The auction exceeded $11 million in sales, with 16 items selling for over $100,000, and is the 4th consecutive auction which surpassed $10 million or more in sales which has firmly established Goldin Auctions as the world’s largest and fastest growing sports auction house. Goldin Auctions is currently accepting consignments for the November Auction.

“We have had an incredible run the past two years. We have concentrated on growing our business by bringing new collectors into our community which has resulted in an incredible increase in new users, as well as world-record prices achieved regularly throughout our auctions,” says company Founder and CEO Ken Goldin. “It is our continued goal to deliver the small company and personal touch to each of our bidders while delivering gigantic results to our consignors by offering the best selection of product in the hobby. And the best is yet to come as our October Legends Auction is slated to be our most successful sale in company history.”

The auction included several records, most notably the sale of the 2013-14 National Treasures Horizontal (RPA) #130 Giannis Antetokounmpo Signed NBA Logoman Patch Rookie Card (#1/1) – BGS MINT 9/BGS 10 – which sold for $1,857,300, setting the record for any basketball card.  Session 1 (Lots 1 – 682) in Goldin Auctions 2020 Late Summer Auction closed Sunday night and Session #2 (Lots 683 – 1645) closed Monday, September 21st. Goldin Auctions is currently accepting high valued consignments for several future auctions coming up this Fall and Winter.

Although the Giannis rookie card stole the headlines in Session 1, there were several remarkable sales from the first part of the Late Summer 2020 Auction. Here are some final sale prices from Goldin Auctions 2020 Late Summer Premium Auction (* indicates a record price).

Session 1 (Lots 1 – 682) in Goldin Auctions 2020 Late Summer Auction closed last night and Session (Lots 683 – 1645) will close tonight, September 21st, with initial bids due by 10:00 PM EDT. Goldin Auctions is currently accepting consignments for the November and December Auctions

“The fact that we were able to achieve a new basketball card sale record for a player named something besides LeBron or Jordan shows the depth of the hobby and proves just how strong this economy and our auction are right now,” said Ken Goldin, Founder of Goldin Auctions.

Although the Giannis rookie card stole the headlines in Session 1, there were several remarkable sales from the first part of the Late Summer 2020 Auction. Here are some final sale prices from Goldin Auctions 2020 Late Summer Premium Auction’s First Sessions (* indicates a record price).

Lot #1 – 2013-14 National Treasures Horizontal (RPA) #130 Giannis Antetokounmpo Signed NBA Logoman Patch Rookie Card (#1/1) – BGS MINT 9/BGS 10 – (FINAL PRICE: $1,857,300)*

Lot #4: 2003-04 UD “Exquisite Collection” Rookie Patch Autograph (RPA) #78 LeBron James Signed Rookie Card (#19/99) – BGS MINT 9/BGS 10 – (FINAL PRICE: $399,750)

Lot #2: 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects #BDPP89 Mike Trout (Orange Refractor) Signed Rookie Card (#16/25) – BGS PRISTINE 10/BGS 10 “1 of 1!” – The Hobby’s Highest-Graded Example! – (FINAL PRICE: $369,000)

Lot #5: 1986/87 Fleer Basketball Unopened Wax Box (36 Packs; BBCE Certified) Including One Pack With #57 Michael Jordan Showing On Top – One of the Finest that Steve Hart has Handled! – (FINAL PRICE: $162,360) * (Record For Most Expensive Fleer Box Ever)

Lot #8: 2003/04 Topps Chrome (Gold Refractors) #111 LeBron James Rookie Card (#07/50) – BGS GEM MINT 9.5 – (FINAL PRICE: $322,260)* (Highest Price For The Card)

Lot #10: 2011 Topps Update Diamond Anniversary #US175 Mike Trout Rookie Card (#1/1) – BGS NM-MT+ 8.5 – (FINAL PRICE: $174,660)* (Highest Priced Trout Card That Was NOT A Refractor)

Lot #49: 2016 Bowman Chrome Prospects (Red Refractors) #CPAFT Fernando Tatis Jr. Signed Rookie Card (#4/5) – BGS GEM MINT 9.5/BGS 10 – (FINAL PRICE $247,230)* (Highest Priced Tatis, Jr. Card Ever Sold)

Lot #11: 2017 Bowman Chrome Prospects (Red Refractors) #CPARA Ronald Acuna Signed Rookie Card (#5/5) – BGS GEM MINT 9.5/ BGS 10 – (FINAL PRICE $236,160)* (Highest Priced Acuna Card Ever Sold)

Lot #7: 2003/04 SP Authentic “Autograph – SP Limited” #148 LeBron James Signed Rookie Card (#08/50) – PSA GEM MT 10 – (FINAL PRICE $221,400)* (Record Price For The Card)

Lot #29: 2003-04 UD “Exquisite Collection” Scripted Swatches #LJ LeBron James Signed Game Used Patch Rookie Card (#12/25) – BGS GEM MINT 9.5/BGS 10 – (FINAL PRICE $185,730)* (Record Price For The Card)

Lot #14: 1997-98 Michael Jordan Game Used Chicago Bulls Home Jersey Photo Matched To 2/23/1998 (Bulls LOA, Sports Investors & Resolution Photomatching) – (FINAL PRICE $178,350)

Lot #37: 2004-05 UD “Exquisite Collection” Number Pieces Autographs #KB Kobe Bryant Signed Game Used Patch Card (#5/8) – BGS NM-MT+ 8.5/BGS 10 – (FINAL PRICE $173,430)* (Believed To Be The Highest Price Non-Rookie Kobe Card)

Lot #132: 2007-08 Kobe Bryant Game Used & Signed Los Angeles Lakers Purple Playoff Worn Road Jersey Photo Matched to 2 Games on 5/25 & 5/27 vs Spurs – 30pts & 28pts Performances (Lakers LOA & Sports Investors) – (FINAL PRICE: $136,530)* (Highest Priced Kobe Bryant Jersey Ever Sold)

Lot #162: 2003-04 UD “Exquisite Collection – Exquisite Triple Patch” Game-Used Patches BGS-Graded Complete Set (29) Featuring Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and More – Only Known Complete Set! – (FINAL PRICE $162,360)

Lot #25: 1997 Upper Deck UD3 “Season Ticket” #MJ Michael Jordan Signed Card – PSA NM-MT 8, PSA/DNA 10 – (FINAL PRICE $93,480)* (Record Price For The Card)

Lot #55: 1948-49 Leaf #79 Jackie Robinson Rookie Card – SGC NM+ 7.5 – (FINAL PRICE $76,000)

Lot #61: 1959 Topps Complete Master Set (581) – #9 on the PSA Set Registry – (FINAL PRICE $87,330)

Lot #702: 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects #BDPP89 Mike Trout (Orange Refractor) Signed Rookie Card (#24/25) – BGS 9.5 GEM MINT/BGS 10 (FINAL PRICE $196,800)