Tom Brady rookie card sells for record $1.32 million

Tom Brady is still setting records. Well, his cards are at least I’m Robin Lundberg here with William Jackson and Ben Pickman and Guys, a Tom Brady rookie card just set the record for a price for a football card on the market at $1.32 million. So what’s one word you would use to describe a Brady card going for that value? My word is going to be dull. Look, I’m not out here to to say You know how much you should spend on these cards or whether I would ever do it. I wouldn’t. But considering we know people do spend a lot of money on him, I would expect Brady’s rookie card, especially when you look at what Brady was supposed to be as a rookie to where he is now to be the top one. So well, what do you think? What’s your work? When I think of Tom Brady Robin, you know, honestly, he’s not my favorite quarterback of all time, but I give respect where respect is due. And so when you think about you know, his car and his rookie card going for 1.3 million, the word that comes to mind for me is remarkable. You’re talking about Tom Brady. His previous rookie card from the same collection sold just over 400,000, not to mention knowing that Brady just defeated Patrick Mahomes in the Super Bowl but also surpassed his card sales by nearly 500,000. That’s pretty impressive and think about this. When Brady came into the league, they said he was too small. They said his arm strength was wack. They said his athleticism was wack as well. So when you think about this knowing that he’s 17 Super Bowls and he’s one another Super Bowl with a different franchise, that’s remarkable. And to see that, you know he’s been able to to live by this standard of excellence you’re in and you’re about a year in and year out. It’s remarkable. Yeah, you know what’s crazy to me, Ben? We sort of recognize him as the greatest of all time for for a while, and there’s nowhere to go with that conversation. But it almost feels like he’s gotten bigger as a Buccaneer. Yeah, that’s probably true. I mean, he’s as famous, and that’s still as successful as he’s ever been, but my would would be surprising. And I’m basically surprised at a football card. Went for this much money, right? We look at the card industry right now. People have talked a lot about this. It’s really booming, and you can read some great pieces on its side dot com on the baseball side and on the NFL side for more on that. But normally, we see it with the NBA and with major league Baseball and memorabilia and cards, and that’s where it’s really popped off. Think about top shot more recently, kind of an offshoot of traditional playing cards. But we don’t really see cards of this magnitude go for this price in the NFL, and so that’s why it’s really surprising for me. It was going to happen for anyone. It’s fitting that it’s Tom Brady, right? He’s the biggest name, the greatest player, as successful as he’s ever been, as we said. But it’s still surprising to see a football card go for this price. We see it in baseball, we’ve seen it in the NBA, and oftentimes it’s players who have retired a Ruth Gehrig mantle of Ty Cobb, Michael Jordan in the NBA But to see an active athlete, an active NFL playing card go for this much, it’s pretty surprising. And it speaks to the boom of the entire industry as a whole. That’s a good point. It still doesn’t surprise me that it would be Tom Brady, however.

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Tom Brady rookie card sells for record $1.32 million

The most expensive trading card in football history, a Tom Brady rookie card, has sold for $1.32 million.FitBit CEO and co-founder James Park made the purchase.”I lived in Boston for 10 years and so am a huge fan of Brady,” Park said in a statement on the Instagram page of PWCC Marketplace, the online auction house that brokered the deal.”The last Super Bowl win was just a mind-blowing accomplishment. I’ve also had a love of collecting cards since I was a kid. Given Brady’s uncontested status as GOAT in football, this card is an important piece of sports history and of any collection and I’m incredibly excited to now own one of only 100 of Brady’s best rookie card,” he said.The autographed 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket card is one of only 100 cards in the world, according to PWCC Marketplace.In January, another of Brady’s rookie cards was auctioned on eBay for $555,988.Like fine art, the value of rookie cards can appreciate based on demand.In recent months, due to the pandemic and a wider market boom of sports collectibles, rookie trading cards have grabbed the eyes of investors.Last July, a rare LeBron James signed trading card sold for a record-breaking $1.845 million, according to the NBA.And a more than 100-year-old Honus Wagner baseball card sold in October 2020 for a record $3.25 million.

The most expensive trading card in football history, a Tom Brady rookie card, has sold for $1.32 million.

FitBit CEO and co-founder James Park made the purchase.

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“I lived in Boston for 10 years and so am a huge fan of Brady,” Park said in a statement on the Instagram page of PWCC Marketplace, the online auction house that brokered the deal.

“The last Super Bowl win was just a mind-blowing accomplishment. I’ve also had a love of collecting cards since I was a kid. Given Brady’s uncontested status as GOAT in football, this card is an important piece of sports history and of any collection and I’m incredibly excited to now own one of only 100 of Brady’s best rookie card,” he said.

The autographed 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket card is one of only 100 cards in the world, according to PWCC Marketplace.

In January, another of Brady’s rookie cards was auctioned on eBay for $555,988.

Like fine art, the value of rookie cards can appreciate based on demand.

In recent months, due to the pandemic and a wider market boom of sports collectibles, rookie trading cards have grabbed the eyes of investors.

Last July, a rare LeBron James signed trading card sold for a record-breaking $1.845 million, according to the NBA.

And a more than 100-year-old Honus Wagner baseball card sold in October 2020 for a record $3.25 million.

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