Auction Closes $13.4 Million in Total Sales with Record-Breaking Prices for Chamberlain, Pokémon & Barstool Sports Founder Dave Portnoy Cards, Among Others
RUNNEMEDE, NJ, APRIL 25, 2021 –Goldin Auctions, the leading marketplace for collectibles and trading cards. The premium trading card auction closed $13.4 million in total sales.
The April auction broke several other records, including the all-time high for anyWilt Chamberlain card, which sold for $461,250.
Additional marquee items included a signed Tom Brady 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Rookie Ticket card that fetched $1.72 million, a Wayne Gretzky rookie card that sold for $248,460 and an autographed 2014 Topps Allen & Ginter card featuringBarstool Sports founder David Portnoy that sold for $14,760. The auction also included aPokémon card portraying Tsunekazu Ishihara, the president of The Pokémon Company, that sold for $247,230.
“What’s really incredible is the massive enthusiasm that we’re seeing across other sports and categories. Prices for cards across sports like golf, soccer and hockey, and for trading card games like Pokémon, have absolutely taken off and we’re just scratching the surface!” said Ken Goldin, Founder and Chairman of Goldin Auctions.
Additional notable items from this auction included:
- 2001 SP Authentic Golf "Authentic Stars" Autograph #45Tiger Woods Signed Rookie Card (#810/900) – PSA GEM MT 10, PSA/DNA 10 sold for $105,780, a record for this card (LOT #120)
- 2009-10 Topps Chrome Refractor #101Stephen Curry Rookie Card (#041/500) - PSA GEM MT 10 sold for $136,530, a record for the card (LOT #154)
- 2004-05 Mundicromo La Liga #617Lionel Messi Rookie Card - PSA GEM MT 10 sold for $59,040, a record for this card (LOT #607)
- 2017 P.M. SM Black Star #TPCi01Tsunekazu Ishihara Signed Pokemon GX Promo Card - PSA NM 7, PSA/DNA sold for $247,230,the highest price paid for a 2017 Pokémon card (LOT #876)
- 1986-87 Fleer #57 Michael Jordan Rookie Card – PSA GEM MT 10 sold for $430,500 (LOT #9)
- 1996-97 Topps Chrome Refractors #138Kobe Bryant Rookie Card – PSA GEM MT 10 sold for $270,600 (LOT #12)
- 2002-03 Panini Sports Mega Craques #137Cristiano Ronaldo Rookie Card – PSA GEM MT 10 sold for $209,100 (LOT #17)
- 1977 Futbol (Soccer) Discs #11Diego Armando Maradona Rookie Card – PSA NM 7 sold for $100,860 (LOT #41)
- 1996-97 Bowman's Best Rookie Atomic Refractor #R23Kobe Bryant Rookie Card – PSA GEM MT 10 sold for $56,580 (LOT #13)
Goldin Auctions has built a reputation as the trusted leader in trading cards, memorabilia and collectibles. So far this year, the company has already done over $150 million in sales.
Goldin Auctions is actively accepting consignments for its future auctions. To inquire about consigning items, email [email protected].