Prestigious Auction Showcases McDavid, Gretzky, Jordan, and More Elite Sports Cards

In the world of sports card collecting, the PWCC Marketplace Premier event is currently stealing the spotlight. This prestigious auction showcases a selection of sports cards that embody the true essence of collecting, with some truly remarkable entries that are sure to capture the attention of enthusiasts.

At the heart of the auction is a card that represents one of hockey’s brightest stars, Connor McDavid. The highly sought-after 2015-16 Upper Deck The Cup Rookie Patch Autograph, graded BGS 9.5 and numbered to just 99, has already surpassed six figures in bidding. With time still remaining in the auction, it’s expected to reach even greater heights.

Another standout card in this auction is the Wayne Gretzky rookie card. With only 93 achieving a PSA 9 grade, it’s a rare gem that is anticipated to command a price exceeding $100,000. The historical significance of this card, coupled with its exceptional condition, makes it a true treasure for hockey collectors.

But the auction doesn’t end with hockey. It extends its reach into the world of basketball, featuring a card from one of the greatest players of all time, Michael Jordan. Despite its ‘Authentic/Altered’ designation, Jordan’s 1997 Metal Universe Precious Metal Gems Red card is highly coveted among collectors due to its rarity and desirability.

As the auction delves into baseball and football, it continues to impress with its offerings. Vintage baseball cards hold a special place in the hearts of collectors, and this auction delivers. Notable entries include a 1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #181 rated PSA 6, a 1948 Leaf Ruth SGC 8, and two 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle cards with SGC 4 and PSA 3 grades respectively. Additionally, a 1952 Berk Ross Mantle at SGC 8 further adds to the allure of the baseball portion of the auction.

For football enthusiasts, the auction presents a dose of Patrick Mahomes greatness. His 2017 Panini National Treasures Red NFL Shield 1/1 RPA, graded BGS 9, showcases his incredible skill on the field, while a Panini Prizm Gold rookie auto, rated BGS 9.5, gives collectors a glimpse into his rise as a three-time Super Bowl champion.

The auction also features a variety of Jordan memorabilia. Collectors can find a 1984-85 Star Company XRC (BGS 8.5), a 1986-87 Fleer rookie card (BGS 9.5), a 1997 Finest Embossed Refractor #/74 (PSA 10), and a 2003-04 Topps Chrome Xfractor LeBron James rookie #/220 (BGS 9.5). These items add diversity and appeal to the collection, further attracting enthusiasts from all corners of the sports card collecting world.

With bidding open until February 22, this auction presents a unique and exciting opportunity for collectors to acquire some of the most sought-after sports cards in history. Spanning multiple sports and eras, each card tells its own story of athletic excellence and rarity. Whether you’re a die-hard hockey fan, a basketball aficionado, or a lover of baseball and football, this auction has something to offer anyone with a passion for sports card collecting.


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