Jordan Rookie Card Smashes Record Again at $222,630 in Goldin Auctions

In a year when trading cards became considered an asset class, two particular sports legends named Mike who started their careers in the 1980’s – Michael Jordan and “Iron” Mike Tyson – had their rookie trading cards set new records this past weekend in Goldin Auctions “End of Year “Auction.  The first of the two records was set by Heavyweight boxing Champion Mike Tyson’s rookie card, a 1986 Panini Supersport #153 sold for $47,970, shattering the previous high sale of $6,999 for a 683% yield.

The same year of the Tyson rookie card, Michael Jordan’s popular 1986 Fleer rookie card also kept climbing as Goldin Auctions has set the record high sale for this card four times in the past 6 months, setting a new mark of $222,630, besting the $211,560 record set less than 30 days in December.

“Here we go again” said Ken Goldin, Founder of Goldin Auctions in reaction to the new records, “We have begun a new way of doing business here at Goldin Auctions without sellers and buyers having to wait months in between auctions and the supply is being met by the demand.”

Goldin auctions is actively accepting consignments for its upcoming Winter Auction which we anticipate taking place in early February. To get into the next auction you can consign by emailing an image and description of your items to info@goldinauctions.com.

About Goldin Auctions:
Goldin Auctions is the world’s largest and most admired sports memorabilia auction house, becoming the first company in the industry to eclipse $100 million in annual sales (2020). Founder Ken Goldin has sold more than $750 million in memorabilia from many of the biggest names in sports, history, and pop culture. The company is renowned for it’s player collections having brought collections from legends such as Cal Ripken Jr., Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Joe Montana, Barry Bonds, and numerous others to the public. In the August 2020 Auction, Goldin Auctions sold a 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects #BDPP89 Mike Trout (Superfractors) Signed Rookie Card (#1/1) for an All-time public sale record of $3.84 million and the 2003-04 UD “Exquisite Collection” Rookie Patch Autograph (RPA) #78 LeBron James Signed Rookie Card (#02/99) for $1.1 million, plus the previous public sale record holder the 1909-11 Honus Wagner T206 card for $3.12 million, a 1909-11 Honus Wagner PSA 1 for $1,426,800 the record for any card in the PSA 1 grade, a 2013-14 National Treasures Horizontal (RPA) #130 Giannis Antetokounmpo Signed NBA Logoman Patch Rookie Card (#1/1) – BGS MINT 9/BGS 10 for $1.85 million – a basketball card record, Babe Ruth’s 1918 contract for a record $1.02 million, 2009 Bowman Chrome Mike Trout Prospects Red Refractor – BGS 9.5 for $922,500, several 2003-04 Exquisite LOGOMAN Cards featuring LeBron James for $900,000 the record for any Basketball card, 2003-04 LeBron James Game Used Rookie Jersey for $392,500 the highest paid for a LeBron James Rookie Jersey, the Mike Piazza Post-9/11 home run jersey for $365,000. Goldin Auctions strives to break new ground and offer collectors the best in collectible treasures up for auction in the marketplace. Goldin Auctions is the official auction partner of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association, The Jackie Robinson Foundation and the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum. For more information, visit www.goldinauctions.com.

Media Contact: Dave Amerman at dave@goldinauctions.com or by phone at 856-767-8550.

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