Lebron James sets record for most expensive basketball card

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Lebron James sets record for most expensive basketball card

LeBronLeBron James — star holds many titles and records — and now he can add most expensive basketball cards to the list.

The unique card, which is one of only 23 copies made that year, was classified as BGS 9 with subgrades of 10 for centering and surface, 9.5 for edges and 8.5 for corners, according to

At the heart of every collector in 2003 was the hope of pulling the ultra-rare Lebron James Rookie Patch Auto Parallel numbered to 23 copies, PWCC said in an Instagram post.With so few ever becoming available and demand increasing by the day, this card is quickly becoming the crown jewel of all sports card investing.

Monday's sale broke the previous record of $4.6 million that was established two months earlier at the private sale of one-of a-kind 2018-19 Panini National Treasures Autograph Logoman Luka Doncic Card.

The sale of LeBronLeBron James, while breaking a record for the most expensive basketball card to buy the record for the most expensive sports card ever sold, tied the record for most expensive basketball card ever sold.It shares this title with a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card it was sold in January.

There are still LeBron cards out there, I would say worth over $10 million, told Jesse Craig, PWCC director of business development.

And let's be clear: There are three Mantle PSA 10 s that at the moment they transact, will break every record there is.As a market, however, there are so many desirable cards that have not yet been publicly sold.

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