Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: LeBron James rookie card, $1.845 million, Goldin Auctions

LeBron James rookie card

Recent Auction Results from Near & Far
By Ken Hall

LeBron James rookie cardA 2003-04 UD “Exquisite Collection” #78 LeBron James signed rookie card (#14/23), graded Gem Mint 9.5/BGS 10, sold for a record $1.845 million in a Summer Premium Auction held July 18 by Goldin Auctions, based in Runnemede, N.J. Also, a 1984-85 Michael Jordan rookie season game-used and dual signed pair of Air Jordan I sneakers realized $369,000; and a 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft Prospects Mike Trout signed rookie card (#09/25) changed hands for $344,400. Prices include the buyer’s premium.