- 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.
- 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?"
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.