The selling price certain was not deflated.
A rare Tom Brady rookie card not long ago marketed for an unmatched $2.25 million.
The sum fetched Friday evening by means of online sports activities auction dwelling Lelands broke a report for the sale of a football card — which was previously also held by the NFL star.
A different of his rookie cards had been procured by Fitbit CEO James Park for $1.32 million on PWCC Market past thirty day period.
“Tom Brady carries on to shatter information both on and off the football subject,” Lelands President Mike Heffner reported in a assertion.
The autographed 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Rookie Ticket had an opening bid of $75,000 through Friday’s auction.
An nameless consumer walked off with the prize right after 67 bids have been recorded.
“I was not shocked (by the price), but I was unquestionably shocked,” Lelands president Mike Heffner informed ESPN.
“I know the current market is headed upward, primarily with exceptional and fascinating cards these as that a person, but I didn’t seriously anticipate it,” he additional.
The Brady memento was numbered 99 out of 100, meaning only 100 copies were generated.
It was obtained on eBay over a ten years ago and stayed tucked away in a private assortment right before becoming provided up for auction, in accordance to the ton listing.
Brady, 43, started his experienced football profession with the New England Patriots, in which he gained six Super Bowls.
During that time, he was infamously wrapped up in the “Deflategate” scandal, where by it was alleged that he ordered the deflation of footballs used in the Patriots’ victory towards the Indianapolis Colts in the 2014 American Football Conference Championship Activity.
The star quarterback parted methods with the Patriots in 2020 and joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, earning his seventh Tremendous Bowl gain when the team defeat the Kansas City Chiefs before this yr.
With Post wires