- Sep 16, 2023
Complete Michael Jordan Star Co ChecklistA look at the licensed and authentic Star Michael Jordan cards - this is the complete checklist so if a card is not on this list, it is not a licensed Star Co card.
- May 27, 2023
Game dating the 86 Fleer and Star Co #101 Jordan cardsBy looking closely at the photos used on the #57, sticker and #101 can we determine at which game they were taken? Were any or all taken at the same game?
- May 20, 2023
How a Major League Baseball strike led to the 94-95 Finest Jordan wearing #23 jersey cardA closer look at the 94-95 Finest Jordan wearing #23 jersey and how an MLB strike contributed to its existence.
- Nov 12, 2022
Michael Jordan shadow cards - a visual guideSometimes known as cameo cards, Jordan shadow cards feature a photo where MJ can be seen in the background - fun to collect and mostly readily available to buy online.
- Sep 13, 2020
1994-95 Collector's Choice Michael Jordan Blow-up AutographThe 94-95 Collector's Choice Blow-up auto cards are not common and feature large autographs of 5 players of the 90's including Michael Jordan.
- Jul 20, 2020
Lou Costabile's Top 10 Michael Jordan CardsLou Costabile has been a great friend of jordancards.com for years and once owned all but 3 of Jordan's Bulls playing days cards. Here is his top 10 Michael Jordan cards of all time.
- Jul 11, 2020
Case of 86-87 Fleer containing up to 40 Jordan rookie cards heading to auctionUp to 40 Michael Jordan rookie cards in one case of 12 boxes of 86-87 Fleer basketball going to auction soon - the only sale of its kind in modern times.
- May 24, 2020
Michael Jordan Final Shot CardsOne of the world's most recognisable sports photographs holds a series of eerie references to the Bull's 6th ring. Take a look along with Jordan Final Shot cards.
- Apr 17, 2020
Original Images Used To Produce 1984-85 Star Company Cards SurfaceRelics of basketball cards history: the original production transparencies used to produce the iconic 1983-86 Star Co sets have surfaced for sale. This includes the seminal Michael Jordan #101.
- Apr 7, 2019
1997 Michael Jordan PMG Green and RedThere's a new most valuable Michael Jordan card in history in town - extraordinary prices recently seen for the 1997 Michael Jordan PMG Green and PMG Red.
- Feb 22, 2018
1994-95 Collector's Choice Michael Jordan Gold Signature - BGS 9 with 10 autoA very interesting Michael Jordan Collector's Choice Gold Signature has shown up for sale on eBay - this card is graded by BGS but something is different.
- Nov 13, 2016
1994-95 Jordan Finest Wearing #23A Michael Jordan Finest card showing Jordan wearing number 23 instead of number 45 has shown up for sale - 7 months after a previous PSA authenticated copy.
- Sep 17, 2016
Almost complete set of 93-94 Beam Team Members Only Gold StampA set of the ultra rare 1993-94 Gold Stamp Members Only Beam Team cards is up for sale. Prior to this auction I'd only seen 2 of the cards myself.
- Sep 7, 2012
Michael Jordan Fleer Retro InsertsThe 11-12 UD Fleer Retro set brings back some of the most coveted classic Jordan inserts from Fleer and Skybox - only now Michael Jordan (and all other players) are featured in their college teams.
- Jun 2, 2012
Unique Error 93-94 Members Only Beam TeamA very rare and unique second variation error 93-94 Michael Jordan Members Only Beam Team has shown up for sale on eBay - and sold for 10 times the average sale price of Jordan 93-94 Beam Teams!
- Feb 25, 2012
84-85 Star #101 - XRC or true Michael Jordan Rookie card?A roundtable discussion with three knowledgeable Star Co collectors looking at the status of the 1984-85 Star #101 Michael Jordan card: "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?"
- Feb 22, 2012
96-97 SP Michael Jordan #16 with unusual extended holograph effectAn unusual pack pulled 1996-97 SP 16 card stumped not only me but also several other collectors and resulted in varying information from Beckett and Upper Deck.
- Feb 20, 2012
Card grading and removable marks such as fingerprints and waxWill removable markings such as fingerprint and wax will affect your card grade and if so will grading companies clean the card for you?
- Oct 23, 2011
1995-96 Michael Jordan Refractors (Parallel Cards Series Part One Continued)We continue our look into Michael Jordan Refractors - this time at the confusing 1995-96 Michael Jordan Refractor cards available from both Topps Finest and Topps.
- Oct 21, 2011
Chat with Michael Jordan cards eBay dealer and collector Keith of KB's Sports Cards & Collectibles (sprinkfit)I chatted to dealer and collector of Michael Jordan memorabilia Keith from KB's Sports Cards & Collectibles (eBay id sprinkfit) about his collection and thoughts regarding the Jordan marketplace at the moment.
- Oct 3, 2011
Interview with eBay seller and avid Jordan collector Jun Kim (rare23air83) discussing the sky-high sales prices we are seeingFollowing on from my post in August discussing some of the ideas around explaining the explosion of sales prices of Michael Jordan cards I chatted with eBay seller and Jordan cards collector Jun Kim (rare23air83). Jun share with us his insights into the topic.
- Sep 25, 2011
Stolen 98-99 Fleer Tradition Playmaker's Theatre shows up for sale on eBayHigh end Michael Jordan cards collector Nat Turner has alerted the collecting community to his 98-99 Michael Jordan Fleer Tradition Playmaker's Theater BGS 9 (worth around $3200) showing up for sale on eBay.
- Aug 20, 2011
Michael Jordan cards values flying as high as the man himself!Right now we are seeing the values of Michael Jordan cards soaring as high as Jordan would dunking over Patrick Ewing or Dikembe Mutombo back in the day! This post will look at the recent trends in values and some of the theories around as to why we are seeing such a jump.
- Jul 22, 2011
1990-91 Michael Jordan Equal Silver Season set - an unappreciated gem?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 - the 1990-91 Silver Season Equal set.
- Jul 12, 2011
1997-98 Finest Michael Jordan Refractors (Parallel Cards Series Part One Continued)Looking at the often confused set of Michael Jordan refractors available from the 1997-98 Topps Finest Series of Michael Jordan refractors.
- May 18, 2011
Michael Jordan's Brightest StarLou 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.
- Mar 9, 2011
Michael Jordan Refractors (Parallel Cards Series Part One)First in a series about some of the great Michael Jordan parallel cards around - this post will look at Michael Jordan refractor cards.
- Mar 1, 2011
Pristine BGS 10 Michael Jordan Rookie Card for sale on eBayThere are only three Michael Jordan rookie cards which have ever been awarded the coveted 'Pristine' BGS 10 by Beckett's flagship grading company - one of these three is now for sale on eBay.
- Nov 12, 2010
Just plain awesome Jordan inserts that won't break the bank!It's time for a celebration of some of the many just plain awesome Michael Jordan inserts that won't cost the world to add to your collection.
- Oct 1, 2010
Loch Ness Monster! Big Foot! Michael Jordan Caesars Palace Lake Tahoe Heavy Hitters!Huge Michael Jordan cards collector Lou Costabile shares some very rare and unusual Michael Jordan cards which you may not have seen before. He also gives us an insight into the great stories behind the cards.
- Sep 17, 2010
All-Star and Slam Dunk Champion cards (Collecting Michael Jordan History in Cards Part Three)The All-Star cards available from Jordan's 14 appearances as part of the Eastern Conference All-Star team. His 3 All-Star MVP awards and two All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Championships round out the cards available very nicely.
- Aug 12, 2010
The Real Star Co Cards Story - Interview with renowned Star cards expert Steve TaftDebunking the incorrect information surrounding early Star Co sets in the 1990's and looking at identifying counterfeits.
- Jun 18, 2010
NBA Finals Cards (Collecting Michael Jordan History in Cards Part Two)The cards available which document the two Bulls three-peats of the 1990's NBA Finals Series. Every great Jordan cards collection should document this historic era.
- Jun 2, 2010
The Early Years (Collecting Michael Jordan History in Cards Part One)The early years - it may surprise some that you can document Jordan's early career without spending thousands of dollars on rookie cards.
- Apr 9, 2010
Now is the best time to buy a Michael Jordan rookie cardThe Michael Jordan rookie card enjoys its 25th anniversary this year soon this card will be hot property. That makes now the best time to pick up your Michael Jordan rookie card.
- Mar 18, 2010
Cards recommended for new Jordan collectorsAre you new to collecting Michael Jordan cards? Or back from a long stint away from the hobby? This post will give you some ideas for easing into collecting Jordan cards without spending a fortune.
- Dec 9, 2009
How to become a respected Michael Jordan cards dealerHow would you like to run a Jordan cards dealing business online? Trade in Jordan cards and you can invest the profits back into your collection.
- Nov 5, 2009
Own the first four complete sets of Jordan Fleer basketball cards - including a graded 10 Michael Jordan rookie cardA unique opportunity has shown up on eBay - you have the chance to purchase a single owner set of the first four Fleer NBA basketball sets.
- Oct 30, 2009
Don't forget the thrill of the hunt - Jordan cards in box breaksIn his prime Michael Jordan was massive in Australia and his cards were not far behind. Air Jordan is a popular as ever in Australia with a very healthy marketplace for his cards and memorabilia.
- Oct 28, 2009
Michael Jordan Cards are popular as ever in AustraliaIn his prime Michael Jordan was massive in Australia and his cards were not far behind. Air Jordan is a popular as ever in Australia with a very healthy marketplace for his cards and memorabilia.
- Oct 11, 2009
Christmas Gift Ideas - Michael Jordan CardsIf you've got a basketball or Jordan fan on your 'to buy for' Christmas list the perfect gift could be a Michael Jordan card. We will take you through some popular cards and the prices they sell for in this post.
- Oct 2, 2009
Michael Jordan Gold CardsThere are some very nice basketball cards featuring Michael Jordan which are coated in 22 karat and often, aptly, 23 karat gold. Don't assume these cards are overly expensive either - you can very easily add a Jordan gold card to your collection.
- Sep 19, 2009
Michael Jordan Inducted to the NBA Hall of FameThe greatest basketball player of all time has been inducted to the NBA Hall of Fame along with fellow NBA greats David Robinson and John Stockon.
- Sep 5, 2009
Michael Jordan Jersey CardsNot only can you get some great Michael Jordan patch jersey cards these days but you can also reflect the history of Jordan's career including recording the different jerseys he wore when playing with various teams.
- Aug 7, 2009
Choosing a Michael Jordan autograph cardIf you're interested in adding a Michael Jordan auto card to your collection be sure to consider a few points before investing a fair amount of money to be sure you get the card you are after.
- Jul 26, 2009
Michael Jordan Cards Price GuideRegular readers of the blog may not have noticed our new addition (by popular demand) to the Jordan Cards website. We now have a realistic, free Jordan cards price guide.
- Jul 18, 2009
Interview with respected Jordan cards dealer HanizenaA chat with worldwide respected and successful Jordan cards dealer Hanizena. Hani shares some of his knowledge of the industry and talks about the $350000 listing he placed on eBay back in mid June 2009.
- Jun 21, 2009
Re-live the historic Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990'sWhat Jordan collector doesn't remember the two three-peats of the 90's when the Bulls took six titles in the NBA? You can re-live the period on a DVD of the Bulls wins of the 1990's.
- Jun 3, 2009
Value of Michael Jordan cards on eBaySo what should you pay for a Michael Jordan card online? Should you go to the whole book value or are there other factors in play? Conversely, what should you expect to sell Jordan cards for online?
- May 31, 2009
Top ten sentimental favourite Michael Jordan cardsMy personal top 10 Michael Jordan cards inspired by the early days. A list composed of sentimental favorites and just plain awesome must-have cards.
- May 12, 2009
Michael Jordan's election to the NBA Hall of FameJordan hasn't played in an NBA game since 2003 - so why did it take so long for his election? And what will this do the the value of Jordan trading cards?
- May 4, 2009
Michael Jordan buyback autograph cardsBeing an early 90's card fan I think the idea of buyback autographs is unbeatable - and Jordan has some awesome cards on offer if you can track them down.
- Apr 23, 2009
Why isn't the 1984 Star Jordan card considered his rookie card?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.