Alt Fund II, an investment fund managed by alternative asset platform Alt, announced Tuesday it purchased a 51% stake in a 2009 Stephen Curry National Treasures Rookie Logoman Autograph at a valuation price of $5.9 million, setting a record for the highest price ever paid for a trading card.
Now Curry has a couple other accolades to add to his resume. In July of 2021, a Stephen Curry National Treasures rookie card sold for $5.9 Million making it not only the most valuable basketball card ever but the most expensive sports card ever sold.
On July 6, 2021, a 2009-10 Stephen Curry Autographed National Treasures Logoman Rookie card sold for $5.9 million, making it the most expensive basketball card ever sold. The rare card (there is only one in existence) is now the second most valuable sports card after the $6.6 million Honus Wagner baseball card.
Stephen Curry's Sponsors and Brand Endorsements
Some of his brand endorsement deals include FTX, Callaway Golf, Rakuten, Chase, Fanatics, Under Armour, and Infiniti.
Collectors continue to seek out rare and valuable LeBron James cards. Goldin Auctions set a new record price when a 2003-04 Upper Deck Exquisite Rookie Patch Autograph sold for over $2 million dollars.
Recent sale: $3,500. Shaquille O'Neal's rookie value is very high, as evidenced by this list, and this card tops it at $3,499. This PSA 10 card is one of the 53 cards with that grade in the 382-card population. Of the 1,030 cards seen BGS, none are BGS 10 or Black Label.
James has earned more than $1 billion during his 18-year career, with nearly $400 million in salary and more than $600 million in off-the-court earnings, but that doesn't make him a billionaire. After accounting for taxes, spending and investment returns, Forbes estimates James' net worth to be about $850 million.
Michael Jordan is considered the greatest NBA player of all time. He's also the richest former professional athlete in the world with a net worth of $1.6 billion. Since he retired in 2003, he has built a lucrative career and uses his wealth for philanthropic purposes.
The base version is expensive in its own right but its the refractor parallel whose prices are off the charts. Examples of this card that have been graded in PSA 10 condition have been selling for between $14,000 and $17,000 over the past few years.
PSA Population Report. A 2011 Finest Mike Trout rookie card refractor sells for so much because they are rare. We can find evidence of rarity in PSA's population report. PSA graded 111 Trout Finest refractors; of those submitted, 22 graded gem mint 10, 65 mint 9, and 18 near-mint 8.
As of January 2021, there are ~500 PSA 10 Ja Morant Select Premier Level rookie cards and the card value is ~$450. Several collectors/investors purchased this card for ~$100 in January 2022. Several collectors/investors purchased the PSA 10 Morant Select Courtside Level for ~$675 in January 2022.
In July 2021, the Stephen Curry National Treasures rookie card sold for $5.9 million to the Alt Fund, making it the most expensive sports card any collector had ever seen. The rookie card is manufactured by Panini and has a “Logoman” patch from the game and is very rare.
It's only a matter of time before Steph Curry becomes a billionaire. Like all superstar athletes, the secret to much of Curry's wealth lies off the court, but before we get to that, let's start with a quick breakdown of his basketball income.
A trillionaire is an individual with a net worth equal to at least one trillion in U.S. dollars or a similarly valued currency, such as the euro or the British pound. Currently, no one has yet claimed trillionaire status, although some of the world's richest individuals may only be a few years away from this milestone.
PSA says it has graded 18,859 Michael Jordan 1986-87 Fleer rookies (Card No. 57). There are 312 graded at 10, which are now selling for $40,000 to $50,000.
Babe Ruth card sells for $4.2M as Newman Collection tops $21.5M in Memory Lane Auction. Memory Lane officials predicted the Thomas Newman Collection would sell for more than $20 million. The company was spot-an as one of the most extensive sports card and memorabilia collections in the country sold for $21.5 million.
Essentially, there are two main cards that collectors consider as Mickey Mantle rookie cards: 1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle (his true rookie card) – $2000 – $1 million+ 1952 Topps #311 Mickey Mantle – $5000 – $2 million+