1986 Fleer #57 Michael Jordan Rookie BGS 9.5 GEM MINT
GEM MINT AIR!!! Along with the renowned high-grade rookie cards of stars such as Mantle, Clemente, Aaron, Orr and Namath, no sports card is "hotter" right now than the hallowed BGS 9.5 GEM MINT specimen of the legendary Michael Jordan. Indeed, this card within the last calendar year has skyrocketed. The 1986 Fleer Jordan rookie card's incredible popularity is substantiated by third party grading over 25,000 copies. Only 1.2% of those examples have been fortunate enough to receive the pinnacle "Gem Mint" assessment. His legacy in sports is comparable to that of the immortal Babe Ruth, and we cannot imagine a more significant keepsake than his exalted 1986 Fleer rookie card in a Gem Mint holder.
All of the technical qualities associated with this cardboard gem are consistent with perfection including the flawless surfaces, rich hues, crystal clear clarity, razor sharp corners/edging and complete absence of any surface flaws. The hobby has established a secure place for its most iconic cards with the T206 Wagner being the ultimate "Holy Grail", and the "52 Topps Mantle the king of all the post-war issues. However, most enthusiasts would agree that no "Post-1970's" cardboard issue could possibly compete with the highly coveted 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan "Gem Mint" rookie subject that synonymous with Jordan's pinnacle player stature, stands tall among its inferior cardboard peers! BGS subgrades as follows: 9.5 for Corners, Surface & Edges with a 9 for Centering. SLAM DUNK JORDAN ROOKIE!!!
MIN BID $12,500