Michael Jordan cards articles under the category Star Co cards.

  • I conducted a roundtable discussion with three very knowledgeable collectors to look at the status of the 1984-85 Star #101 Michael Jordan card. The question on the table was: “Is the 84-85 Star #101 card Michael Jordan’s true rookie card and why/why not? Why is it that the card is designated an XRC by most collectors?”

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  • Recently I was able to pick up what I think is a gem of a Star Co produced team bagged set... for less than $20! This is the 1990-91 Silver Season Equal set - read on to learn more about this team bag and why I think it is somewhat of an unnappreciated gem.

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  • Guest writer Lou Costabile takes a look at why there are so few well graded 1984-85 Michael Jordan Star cards. It might surprise you to know that the highest grade, at time of writing, of the 84-85 #101 Michael Jordan Star card is BGS9 - and that there are only 8 graded this high.

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  • There is much incorrect information surrounding the rumoured unauthorized reprinting of some of the early Star Co sets in the 1990's. Most sources state that the 1984-85 Michael Jordan XRC was included and reprinted using the original printing plates. As you will see this is not true however many Star cards have been reprinted and counterfeited.

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  • Jordan cards collector Roy from Kentucky has sent in a couple of scans of some very nice (and obviously very rare) Michael Jordan cards in his collection. We are looking for some help to identify these cards.

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  • The first Michael Jordan official NBA card isn't widely considered his rookie card. Read about what led to this and why the 86-87 Fleer card is widely considered Jordan's RC.

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