The largest offering of Tom Brady cards there is, a Kobe Bryant high school jersey, game-worn gear from the Pittsburgh Steelers archives, and a range of modern rookie cards are among the highlights as Lelands launches its Mid-Spring Classic 2021. Auction.
The centerpiece of the collection of nearly 100 of Brady’s top rookies, autographs and unopened wax boxes is the top-rated 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket Autographed Rookie Card (a BGS MINT 9), dubbed the “Holy Grail” of Brady’s recruits. Within the first 24 hours of the auction opening, the auction had already cleared $ 1 million. Lelands sold another specimen of the card (a BGS NM-MT 8.5) for a record $ 2.25 million earlier this year.
The Brady Card Collection being auctioned also includes a BGS 9.5 Bowman Chrome Refractor, numerous SP Authentic rookies, a 1/1 NFL, SPX logo shield, and a rare Upper Deck SP Authentic 2000 sealed hobby box.
The Bryant jersey dates back to his days at Lower Merion High School in the mid-1990s. Coming from one of the basketball legend‘s agents, it was passed down to a former NBA player and carries an offer of $ 50,000 opening.
Another centerpiece of the auction is a rookie autograph patches in three colors 2007-08 Exquisite Collection Rookie Parallel Kevin Durant numbered 35 and rated BGS 9. The three color Durant is one of the most iconic exquisite RPAs ever. products. The auction had exceeded $ 180,000 by late Monday afternoon.
Also on the auction block are a 2016 Juan Soto Bowman Chrome Prospect Autographs Orange Refractors (BGS GEM MINT 9.5), aa 2017 National Treasures Patrick Mahomes Printing Plate 1/1 rookie patch autograph; a Ty Cobb T206 Red Portrait PSA 8 – there is no higher one – and a Babe Ruth glass plate negative which produced his 1933 Goudey card # 181. Other period photographs included a famous Brown Brothers archive is also on the block.
The auction also includes a 2019 National Treasures FOTL Zion Williamson RPA (# ‘d to 30) BGS 9, a 2018 Panini Prizm Blue # 280 Luka Doncic Rookie (#’ d to 199) PSA 10, a 1976 Topps # 148 Walter Payton rookie PSA 10 card and a box of 1986 Fleer Basketball wax.
Lelands’ partnership with the Pittsburgh Steelers resulted in the offering of a new batch of gaming shirts dating back to the 1970s, all straight from the team’s archives. The players worn by Dwight White, LC Greenwood and Donnie Shell are among more than 20 in the catalog.
Among the other jerseys worn by the game in the sale is one worn by Kawhi Leonard in the last two games of the 2013 NBA Finals.
Collectors also have the option of bidding on unused Super Bowl I tickets, Tom Brady’s signed and play-worn studs in his very first clash against the 1964 Browns NFL Championship ring of Mahomes and Frank Ryan. As we reported earlier, the football Brady pitched for his first NFL touchdown pass in 2001 is also up for grabs, with the auction for the well-publicized artifact already reaching $ 100,000 on Monday.
Auctions run until June 4 on Lelands.com.