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A Jay-Z Signed Trading Card Sells At $105,780 Setting A New Auction Record

A Jay-Z Signed Trading Card Sells At $105,780 Setting A New Auction Record! Billion-dollar rapper and businessman Jay-Z continues to make serious money moves that have turned out to be lucrative for all those that have had their names attached to his companies. The rapper-entrepreneur recently hit the headlines after signing a deal with Jack Dorsey and Square Inc. in the massive Tidal sale that saw his net worth soar by a whopping 40%.

A Jay-Z Signed Trading Card Sells At $105,780 Setting A New Auction Record
A Jay-Z Signed Trading Card Sells At $105,780 Setting A New Auction Record

As per Uproxx, the 2005 “Signs of Stardom” trading card went up for sale courtesy of Goldin Auctions. The outlet reported that the autographed card was going for just $2,000 on the online action site before a buyer went all out to heat up the race in a bid to ensure they were the new owner of Jay-Z-signed memorabilia. It’s reported that the minimum bidding amount for the card was initially set at only $500 and after 49 bids, the much sought after trading card closed at $105,780 which is the most spent on any non-sport/TCG card.

The auction company posted a photo of the trading card on Instagram, along with the caption, “An all-time record for any non-sports/TCG card 🏆 Consign with Goldin Auctions!.”



Details of the trading card, are as follows; the card is a “9” and in “mint condition” according to auction company. According to the Beckett Grading Service (BGS)—one of the companies that deals with grading the condition of trading cards—the center of the card is a 9.5, while the corners are a 9, the edges are rated at a 9.5 and the surface is a 9. Jay-Z’s signature which appears on the back of the card also serves as the certificate of authenticity.

Earlier this month, a rare bottle of D’USSÉ Grande Champagne Cognac Anniversaire Limited Edition 1969 was sold for $52,500. The limited cognac, which is one out of 285 bottles and the first ever to be availed to the public, was expected to fetch between $24,000 and $75,000, and it finally went for an amount well in that range.

Last month, the business mogul sold 50% of his stake in Armand de Brignac champagne, also known as Ace of Spades, to Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, commonly known as LVMH, a French corporation.

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