A Mike Trout rookie card set the new record for highest-price card sold at auction when it was purchased for nearly $4 million on Saturday night. The signed rookie card sold for $3.936 million to be exact, surpassing the previous record held by a 1909 Honus Wagner T-206 card, which sold for $3.12 million in 2016. The auction for the record-breaking Trout rookie card began in July with an opening bid of $1 million. The identity of the winner has not been made public.
LeBron James Rookie Card Sells for $1.8 Million at Auction
Lob.com CEO Leore Avidar made the $1.8 million purchase at Goldin Auctions after a series of bids that started at $150,000 for the 2003 number one overall pick’s rookie card. The price tag on the rare card is the most any basketball card has ever sold for, surpassing the previous ...read more