eBay and PWCC Partner to Auction High-Value Michael Jordan Trading Cards

eBay News Team

More than 400 rare, retro and trending trading cards are available for bidding during two online events.

In celebration of The Last Dance docuseries finale, eBay and trading card industry leader PWCC are once again joining forces, this time to auction an exclusive range of dedicated Michael Jordan trading cards. The high-value, no reserve sales will take place over the course of two rounds — the first slated for May 11-21 and the second for May 21-31. Those looking to get in on the action can go to eBay.com/PWCC to bid.

The inventory will consist of more than 400 total graded and authenticated trading cards, ranging from ultra-coveted rookie season cards to more recent, one-of-a-kind selections, including some rare autographed items. Marquee pieces to be listed include:

  • 1984-85 Star #101 Michael Jordan ROOKIE RC BGS 9.0 MT
  • 1986 #57 Fleer Michael Jordan ROOKIE RC PSA 10 GEM MT
  • 1986 Fleer Sticker #8 Michael Jordan PSA 10 MT
  • 2003-04 Exquisite Collection Michael Jordan Exquisite Patches Autos BGS 8 NM-MT
  • 2003-04 Exquisite Collection Michael Jordan Limited Logos BGS 9.5 GEM MT
  • 2003-04 Exquisite Collection Michael Jordan Scripted Swatches BGS 9.5 GEM MT

MJ on eBay

In recent months, the appetite for Michael Jordan trading cards and merchandise on eBay is stronger than ever. Highlights include:[1]

  • Following the April 19 release of The Last Dance, searches for MJ trading cards spiked 285% over the same week the prior month.
  • Over the past 10 years, more than 17.2 million MJ merchandise have been sold on the eBay platform.
  • A collector favorite on eBay over the past 5 years, an average of 146 pieces of MJ merchandise have been sold on the marketplace per hour.
  • In addition to being the most expensive Michael Jordan trading cards ever sold on eBay, these are also the overall most expensive MJ items sold on the marketplace.

            1. 1997 Metal Universe Precious Metal Gems Green Michael Jordan  $350,100.00

            2. 2004 Exquisite Limited Logo Michael Jordan — $68,323.00

            3. 2009 Exquisite Collection Limited Logos Michael Jordan — $65,655.45

            4. 1986 Fleer Basketball Complete Set Johnny Moore Michael Jordan — $63,859.89

            5. 2003 Exquisite Collection Limited Logo Michael Jordan — $55,100.00

eBay and PWCC

This isn’t the first time that eBay and PWCC have worked together on rare Michael Jordan trading card auctions. In February 2019, a 1997 Precious Metal Gems Michael Jordan Green Card -- one of only ten in circulation -- sold for $350,100, making it the most expensive basketball card ever sold on the marketplace.

Shoppers can begin bidding at eBay.com/PWCC on May 11 at 8pm PT, 11pm ET time.

[1] Based on eBay marketplace search and sales data from January 2010 - April 2020