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  1. Case of 86-87 Fleer containing up to 40 Jordan rookie cards heading to auction
    Jul 11, 2020

    Case of 86-87 Fleer containing up to 40 Jordan rookie cards heading to auction

    Up 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.
  2. 92-93 Michael Jordan Beam Team Members Only
    May 24, 2009

    What is the 'Members Only' Beam Team?

    How to tell the difference between the 92-93 Topps Stadium Club Beam Team and Members Only Beam Team.
  3. 97-98 SP Authentic Authentics Michael Jordan Game Night number 12 jersey card
    Aug 20, 2023

    Michael Jordan #12 jersey cards

    Some serious spycraft was used to lead to the fact that there are a number of basketball cards featuring Jordan wearing the number 12 jersey.
  1. 93-94 Beam Team Gold Stamp Advert
    Mar 25, 2023

    93-94 Beam Team Gold Stamp Advert

    A look at an advertisement from 1994 which may be the original source of the 1993-94 Beam Team Members Only Gold Stamp cards.
  2. 84-85 Star Co Michael Jordan XRC
    May 18, 2011

    Michael Jordan's Brightest Star

    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.
  3. 86-87 Fleer Michael Jordan Rookie Card Buyback Auto
    May 4, 2009

    Michael Jordan buyback autograph cards

    Being 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.
  4. 94-95 Collector's Choice Michael Jordan Gold Signature #240
    Nov 27, 2023

    94-95 Michael Jordan Gold Signatures

    94-95 Collector's Choice is an iconic set and gives us one of the earliest and nicest Jordan rainbows you could own.
  5. 93-94 Topps Finest Michael Jordan Refractor
    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.
  6. 93-94 Michael Jordan Beam Team Members Only Gold Stamp
    Jun 2, 2012

    Unique Error 93-94 Members Only Beam Team

    A 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!
  7. 02-03 Michael Jordan Beam Team
    Oct 23, 2023

    Complete Michael Jordan Beam Team Checklist

    An insert set which endured for more than a decade and has an interesting back story to its inaugural release.
  8. 92-93 Michael Jordan Beam Team
    Jan 27, 2015

    Top 10 Michael Jordan Cards - Early 90s Inserts

    A look at the top 10 Michael Jordan cards from the early 90's - cards which will take you back to Jordan's prime!
  9. 86-87 Fleer Michael Jordan Rookie Sticker
    Jan 27, 2024

    80's Jordan Fleer Stickers

    Classic vintage look and designed to be destroyed - let's look at 80's Jordan stickers.
  10. 97-98 Michael Jordan Triumvirate Illuminator
    Apr 27, 2014

    Top 10 Michael Jordan Cards - Late 90's Inserts

    A guide to the top 10 Michael Jordan inserts from the late 1990's.
  11. 93-94 Michael Jordan Mr June
    May 17, 2020

    Top Ten Michael Jordan Cards of All Time

    The top 10 Michael Jordan cards of all time - a look at Jordan's career highlights through trading cards.
  12. 90-91 Star Co Michael Jordan Equal Glossy Variation
    Dec 18, 2022

    90-91 Star Co Equal Glossy

    There is a little known Star Co release limited to only 250 sets featuring Michael Jordan as the Bulls began their journey to the first three-peat.
  13. 94-95 Topps Finest Michael Jordan wearing number 23
    May 20, 2023

    How a Major League Baseball strike led to the 94-95 Finest Jordan wearing #23 jersey card

    A closer look at the 94-95 Finest Jordan wearing #23 jersey and how an MLB strike contributed to its existence.
  14. 95 SP Top Prospects Michael Jordan Auto
    Feb 3, 2023

    Michael Jordan Baseball Card Guide [23 cards]

    A guide and closer look at some of the best Michael Jordan baseball cards ever made.
  15. 93-94 Topps Stadium Club Michael Jordan First Day Issue
    Dec 17, 2023

    93-94 Stadium Club First Day Issue Jordan Cards

    A look at the OG Jordan First Day Issue cards produced by Topps Stadium Club. Only 1000 of each was made - not so junk 90's wax after all!
  16. 84-85 Star Co Michael Jordan XRC
    Apr 17, 2020

    Original Images Used To Produce 1984-85 Star Company Cards Surface

    Relics 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.
  17. 97-98 Topps Finest Michael Jordan Masters Embossed Die-Cut Atomic Refractor
    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.
  18. 84-85 Bulls Pocket Schedule
    Feb 3, 2024

    1984-85 Bulls Pocket Schedules

    Produced by the Bulls before Michael Jordan took to the court in the NBA, these Pocket Schedules represent nice - and affordable - rookie season pieces.
  19. 07-08 Michael Jordan Die-Cut All-Star
    Jan 8, 2010

    Michael Jordan Die Cut Cards

    The beauty of Michael Jordan die-cut cards as showpieces of your collection.
  20. 84-85 Star Co Michael Jordan XRC
    Aug 12, 2010

    The Real Star Co Cards Story - Interview with renowned Star cards expert Steve Taft

    Debunking the incorrect information surrounding early Star Co sets in the 1990's and looking at identifying counterfeits.
  21. 86-87 Fleer Michael Jordan Rookie Sticker
    Feb 20, 2012

    Card grading and removable marks such as fingerprints and wax

    Will removable markings such as fingerprint and wax will affect your card grade and if so will grading companies clean the card for you?
  22. 84-85 Star Co Michael Jordan XRC
    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?"
  23. 96-97 Michael Jordan Scoring Kings Plus
    Oct 22, 2023

    Complete Michael Jordan Scoring Kings Checklist

    One of the most popular insert sets is the Scoring Kings - there's a heap of Jordans you can add to your collection here.
  24. 94-95 Michael Jordan Blow-up Autograph
    May 3, 2021

    94-95 Michael Jordan Blow-up Autos Found

    Not one but two collectors share their stories of pulling the ultra-rare Collector's Choice 94-95 Michael Jordan Blow-up auto cards.
  25. 93-94 Michael Jordan Living Legends
    Mar 18, 2010

    Cards recommended for new Jordan collectors

    Are 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.
  26. 94-95 Topps Finest Michael Jordan wearing number 23
    Nov 13, 2016

    1994-95 Jordan Finest Wearing #23

    A 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.
  27. Game dating the 86 Fleer and Star Co #101 Jordan cards
    May 27, 2023

    Game dating the 86 Fleer and Star Co #101 Jordan cards

    By 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?
  28. 99-00 Ultimate Victory Michael Jordan #105
    Sep 2, 2023

    Michael Jordan #45 jersey cards

    Any Jordan cards collection can include interesting pieces unlike any other athlete thanks to Jordan's time in baseball and subsequent NBA comeback.
  29. 98 Michael Jordan Rookie Reprint 23kt Gold
    Oct 2, 2009

    Michael Jordan Gold Cards

    There 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.
  30. Michael Jordan Lightning Cards
    Oct 20, 2023

    Michael Jordan Lightning Cards

    A look at 10 Michael Jordan cards featuring lightning and electricity inspired design.
  31. 84-85 Star Co Michael Jordan XRC
    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.
  32. 85 Michael Jordan Nike
    Apr 29, 2023

    Michael Jordan Nike Cards

    "A shoe is just a shoe, until someone steps into it." A look at Michael Jordan Nike cards after he was convinced to step into theirs.
  33. 88-89 Panini Michael Jordan
    Oct 27, 2023

    A journey through Panini Jordan cards

    From vintage stickers with roots in World Cup soccer to accusations of deliberate inclusion of Jordan cameos - Panini Jordan cards are an interesting journey.
  34. 86-87 Fleer basketball - a conversation with BBCE owner Steve Hart
    Jul 24, 2020

    86-87 Fleer basketball - a conversation with BBCE owner Steve Hart

    How 86-87 Fleer basketball packs and boxes are authenticated and what collectors should look for.
  35. 84-85 Star Co Michael Jordan Court Kings
    Sep 16, 2023

    Complete Michael Jordan Star Co Checklist

    A 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.
  36. 93-94 Michael Jordan Triple Double
    Feb 23, 2023

    Michael Jordan Hologram Card Guide [20 cards]

    If you're in the market to buy a Michael Jordan Hologram card or just want to take a look you'll enjoy this list.
  37. 84-85 Star Co Michael Jordan XRC
    Sep 5, 2009

    Michael Jordan Jersey Cards

    Not 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.
  38. 91 Michael Jordan Caesars Palace Lake Tahoe Heavy Hitters
    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.
  39. 30 years owning a 94-95 MJ Blow-up Auto
    Feb 25, 2024

    30 years owning a 94-95 MJ Blow-up Auto

    Tim has owned one of the rarest Michael Jordan cards around for 30 years since pulling it himself in 1994.
  40. Michael Jordan cards values flying as high as the man himself!
    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.
  41. 93-94 Michael Jordan Beam Team Members Only Gold Stamp
    Jun 23, 2014

    93-94 Beam Team Members Only Gold Stamp

    A BGS 9.5 Michael Jordan Beam Team Members Only Gold Stamp error card shows up along with the Patrick Ewing version.
  42. 93-94 Topps Stadium Club Dan Majerle Frequent Flyers Jordan shadow card
    Nov 12, 2022

    Michael Jordan shadow cards - a visual guide

    Sometimes 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.
  43. 1/1 buy back auto Jordan Team Leader found
    Sep 20, 2023

    1/1 buy back auto Jordan Team Leader found

    Monster 1/1 buy back auto Jordan found by collector who unknowingly had it tucked away for almost 15 years.
  44. 95-96 Topps Finest Michael Jordan Refractor
    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.
  45. The ultimate Michael Jordan rookie card - the buyback auto
    Jan 16, 2023

    The ultimate Michael Jordan rookie card - the buyback auto

    A look at the iconic and elusive 06-07 Fleer Michael Jordan rookie card autograph - a buyback of the 86-87 Fleer MJ RC.
  46. Lou Costabile's Top 10 Michael Jordan Cards
    Jul 20, 2020

    Lou Costabile's Top 10 Michael Jordan Cards

    Lou 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.