Sports Cards Insider – Oct 26, 2021

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All stats come from assets trading on secondary markets at Otis, Collectable, and Rally

Last Week

Fractional secondary markets

It was a mixed week for sports cards as golf climbed and everything else was flat to down.

All stats come from assets trading on the secondary markets at Otis, Collectable, and Rally


Both Goldin and PWCC wrapped up monster auctions over the weekend. There were some records set for the blue chips (Mantle, Jordan, LeBron), and results overall were flat to slightly up. Some indications here the sports card market has bottomed (keeps in line with our chart above) and blue chips are back to leading the way.

This Week

New IPOs

Three baseball card IPOs as we head into the Fall Classic.

1953 Bowman PSA 8 Basket – 2x Mickey Mantle

  • Market Cap: $49,400
  • Inferred Value: $34k
  • Platform: Collectable
  • Date: 10/26/2021
  • Recommendation: [Insiders Only]

Derek Jeter 1993 SP Auth BGS 9.5

  • Market Cap: $16,000
  • Inferred Value: $15,990
  • Platform: Rally
  • Date: 10/31/2021
  • Recommendation: [Insiders Only]

1915 M101-5 Sporting News NM-MT 8 (OC) “Shoeless” Joe Jackson

  • Market Cap: $89,750
  • Inferred Value: $22,500 (this valuation was complex; I broke it down in the discord)
  • Platform: Collectable
  • Date: 10/23/2021
  • Recommendation: [Insiders Only]

Secondary markets

Jack Nicklaus 1973 Panini PSA 10

  • Market Cap: $40,000
  • Inferred Value: $50,000 (down slightly since we first valued the Jack Nicklaus rookie)
  • Platform: Rally
  • Date: 10/29/2021

Only Alt

OnlyAlt publishes their own valuations for each card on its exchange. Here are a few that are listed well below their OnlyAlt value (DYOR, their valuations aren’t always correct).

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2018 Panini Kaboom LeBron James #1 BGS 9.5

  • Price: $7,200
  • Alt Value: $8,815

2019 Panini Spectra Color Blast Tyler Herro #5 PSA 10

  • Price: $6,000
  • Alt Value: $8,154

2003 Exquisite Collection Emblems of Endorsement Larry Bird #LB BGS 7.5

  • Price: $7,000
  • Alt Value: $8,661



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Wyatt Cavalier

With a background in finance & intelligence analysis, Wyatt has an unhealthy obsession with finding the best blue chip investment opportunities. His previous newsletter, Fractional, resonated deeply with subscribers, bringing actionable insights and unconventional trading strategies. His rare book collection specializes in banned editions. He currently lives in Spain with his beautiful wife, three young boys, and dog Monty.

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