But in case you don't, allow me to fill you in on just what is included in this listing... You get the iconic card #57, the card recognized as THE Michael Jordan Rookie Card, as well as Fleer Stickers #8 of 11 from the same set. Both cards are graded a BCCG 9 - Near Mint or Better. The validity of those grades may be verified by going to the BCCG Card Lookup website. There, you will find a search bar where you can type in the individual number of each graded card.If you want a little bit of history on the Michael Jordan Rookie Card, specifically in terms of its value as an investment, Ive got you covered. In an August 2015 article for Sports Collectors Daily, Rich Mueller wrote the following: The 1986-87 Fleer Jordan rookie card is clearly the most popular basketball card ever made and prices continue to steadily climb.
From kids who idolized his ability and are now grown and able to afford one to adults who believe there is more growth to come and are investing in Michael Jordan rookie cards, there is always interest. Prices for mint Jordans (graded 9) have nearly tripled since 2014. Yes, MJ rookie cards have literally tripled in value since that time.
A card you could have pulled from a 50-cent pack at the time of issue has proven to be one of sports collectings best investments. Part of the reason the appeal may be long-lasting is basketballs appeal as a worldwide sport. There are basketball collectors all over the planet who covet a Jordan rookie, which increases already strong demand. Other interest has some from investors who have seen the strong performance of what has become the most popular basketball card of all-time.The Jordan sticker from that inaugural 1980s Fleer set has also been climbing in price, especially graded examples. This was more than a year and a half ago! Prices have continued on that trend over the last year and a half, and show no signs of stopping. As a result it has become one of the worlds most counterfeited and reprinted cards. Grading companies know exactly what to look for (and exact weights) of authentic Michael Jordan rookie cards cards of 7+ are nice specimens. Not all reprints are stamped. Dont let someone tell you that the card is authentic because it is not stamped Reprint. Not all reprints are stamped as a reprint and obviously intentional counterfeits are not.
Always check the centering on the back. This card can appear nicely centered on the front but the back can be further off. Always check the back and if no image is supplied ask for one.
Learn how to spot a fake. The Jordan rookie is the ultimate addition to any Michael Jordan trading card collection but avoid heartache and dont jump on that cheap deal without properly researching it. I respond to all messages within 24 hours.
All items will arrive in the exact condition in which they are depicted. The item "Michael Jordan 1986-87 Fleer Rookie Card & Sticker SET both are GRADED BCCG 9" is in sale since Thursday, November 16, 2017. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Sports Trading Cards\Basketball Cards". The seller is "danthemjfan23" and is located in Lake Zurich, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.