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    1986 Fleer Michael Jordan #57 SGC Pristine 10--The Only Gold Label Example! Who better than Michael Jordan to mark a tectonic shift in the sports collectibles hobby? Not since Babe Ruth had a single athlete so completely commanded the public consciousness, stepping beyond the white lines of the playing field to leading roles on Madison Avenue and Hollywood. Here he supplies his high-flying, tongue-wagging technique to a trading card that will likely reign for eternity as the last great "regular issue" model.

    Today only short-print inserts can challenge the fifty-seventh card of the 1986 Fleer Basketball issue for value. No other card is more widely coveted. The Jordan rookie is both the beginning and the end of an era as subsequent major issues have drowned value and demand under oceans of supply.

    But, much like the man himself, this unique representation stands utterly alone and above all competitors, the sole SGC specimen out of more than 2,000 submissions to find a home beneath the grading service's special gold-colored "Pristine 10" label. In order to provide some degree of context, we remind you that the PSA Gem Mint 10 population exceeds 300. Just over three months ago, one of those PSA Gem Mint 10's commanded $96,000 in a Heritage auction.

    This ultimate unicorn of unicorns is arguably the greatest modern card that exists, a relic that will crown its new owner as sole ruler of his field.


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2020
    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 53
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