Patrick Mahomes rookie card sells at auction for $173K

Patrick Mahomes rookie card sells at auction for $173K

As if his three Super Bowl wins, two MVP awards, and $477 million contract weren’t enough, the Kansas City Chiefs QB’s rookie card was sold for a gargantuan $173,000 at auction.

As revealed by Goldin Auctions, the card not only features Mahomes’ autograph, but a game-worn patch showing a portion of the Chiefs’ Lamar Hunt memorial emblem.

The card was given a perfect PSA grade of 9 with an autograph score of 10.

The Panini card is one of just 10 in existence, giving the anonymous buyer a good chance of seeing the investment soar in value.

This card was No. 8 in a series of 10, making it extraordinarily rare

¿Mahomes' #161 RPA is, quite simply, the most iconic NFL rookie card ever produced by Panini,¿ read the description by

‘Mahomes’ #161 RPA is, quite simply, the most iconic NFL rookie card ever produced by Panini,’ read the description by

A similar card sold for an NFL-record $4.3 million in 2021, although that version was the only one in its set, making it an even rarer item.

Furthermore, the more valuable card also may have benefitted from a slightly different jersey patch.

Whereas the most recent sale contained a portion of the patch honoring late owner Lamar Hunt, the card sold in 2021 for $4.3 million had the more identifiable NFL patch sewn onto all league jerseys.

Of course, Mahomes wasn’t even playing when his rookie card was released in 2017.

After a solid career at Texas Tech, Mahomes went 10th overall to the Chiefs in 2017 before spending a year on the bench behind starter Alex Smith, who would move on to Washington in 2018.

Since then, the Chiefs have been to four Super Bowls with Mahomes, who will try to win a record third consecutive Super Bowl this season.

Related Posts

Taylor Swift Gets Emotional After Catching Sight of Fans’ Signs in the Eras Tour Crowd

Several fans came together with a sweet project designed to honor the singer. Taylor Swift appeared to be overcome with emotion during her July 9 concert in Zürich, Switzerland,…

Taylor Swift Fans in Awe After Her Expression ‘Immediately Changed’ When Noticing Someone Needed Help at Eras Tour

The request for assistance came in the middle of one of the ‘most devastating songs’ of the night. Fans can’t get over the way Taylor Swift’s expression flipped like…

Fans Love How ‘Puzzled’ Taylor Swift Looks as She Marks an Eras Tour ‘First’

Though the Eras Tour is slowly heading toward its end, Taylor Swift still finds new surprises every now and again. During her second night in Zurich, Switzerland, the crowd…

Channing Tatum Says ‘Sweet’ Friend Taylor Swift Made Him ‘Homemade Pop-Tarts’

The actor praised Swift’s cooking and her Eras Tour during an appearance on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon‘ on Thursday, July 11 Channing Tatum is raving about Taylor…

ROARING RIRI Rihanna wows in leopard print mini-dress with huge train as she steps out for best pal’s birthday bash

RIHANNA takes a walk on the wild side — in a leopard print mini-dress with a mammoth train trailing behind.The We Found Love singer, 36, wore the animal-themed number…

LEAF RI ALONE! Rihanna fans stunned as she dons massive shrub style outfit for Puma ad & demands ‘be grass or drop the album’

RIHANNA has fans taken aback by her bizarre outfit for a Puma ad, and they demanded her next album be released.While the singer has been focused on…