10 of the most valuable pieces of Michael Jordan memorabilia sold at auction

Michael Jordan is widely considered the greatest basketball player of all time, with six NBA championships and numerous accolades to his name.

His impressive career on the court, combined with his influence on popular culture, has made him a beloved figure for fans and collectors alike.

Here are 10 of the most valuable pieces of Michael Jordan memorabilia to sell at auction:

1.Game-Worn Jerseys:

Game-worn jerseys are among the most valuable pieces of Michael Jordan memorabilia. In 2020, his 1984-85 rookie season jersey sold for a record-breaking $320,000 at auction.

2. Signed Basketball:

A signed basketball by Michael Jordan is a valuable item for collectors. In 2019, a basketball signed by him during his rookie season sold for $22,000 at auction.

3. Championship Rings:

Michael Jordan won six NBA championships during his career, and the championship rings he received are highly valuable. In 2013, one of his championship rings sold for $103,000 at auction.

4. Sneakers:

Michael Jordan's signature sneakers, produced by Nike, are highly collectible. In 2020, a pair of his game-worn Air Jordan 1s sold for $560,000, setting a new world record for a pair of sneakers.

5. All-Star Game Memorabilia:

Michael Jordan was a 14-time NBA All-Star, and memorabilia from these games is highly sought after. In 2019, a jersey he wore during the 1996 All-Star Game sold for $190,000 at auction.

6. Olympic Memorabilia:

Michael Jordan was a member of the United States Olympic basketball team in 1984 and 1992. In 2020, a pair of his game-worn sneakers from the 1992 Dream Team sold for $112,500 at auction.

7. Rookie Cards:

Michael Jordan's rookie card, produced by Fleer in 1986, is highly valuable. In 2020, a graded version of his rookie card sold for $420,000 at auction.

8. Photographs:

Signed photographs of Michael Jordan are highly collectible. In 2014, a signed photograph of him dunking over Magic Johnson sold for $29,000 at auction.

9. Personal Items:

Personal items, such as golf clubs and watches, that have been owned by Michael Jordan are highly sought after. In 2019, a set of his game-worn golf clubs sold for $26,000 at auction.

10. Charity Auction Items:

Michael Jordan is known for his philanthropic work, and items sold for charity can be highly valuable. In 2020, a game-worn jersey signed by him and donated to a charity auction sold for $480,000.

Michael Jordan's impact on basketball and popular culture has made him a highly collectible figure.

The items listed above represent some of the most valuable pieces of Michael Jordan memorabilia to sell at auction.

His game-worn jerseys, championship rings, and signature sneakers are among the most coveted items for collectors.

The demand for his memorabilia is likely to continue for many years to come, as his legacy as a basketball legend and cultural icon endures.

About your Author:

Adrian Roose has over 30 years’ experience covering all aspects of the rare stamp & memorabilia industry during which he has sold over £50m of unique items, helping build collections for Royalty, household name celebrities and 1,000s of collectors around the world.

Adrian was previously a Director at Stanley Gibbons, a Board Member of Stampex, and Executive Director of Paul Fraser Collectibles, PFC Auctions and JustCollecting, prior to founding The Memorabilia Club.

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