UPDATE: 1964 Daredevil #1 CGC 9.0

UPDATE: 1964 Daredevil #1 CGC 9.0

In August of 2020 I invested in the 1964 Daredevil #1 graded CGC 9.0 on the Rally Rd. platform, with a total valuation of the offering at $11,500. At the time historical sales data for the previous ten years showed this comic had seen an 185% increase in value, with the last sale of a book in this condition selling for $9,300 in August of 2019. Less than one year after the initial offering on this comic, Rally Rd. was approached with a buyout opportunity for $19,900, resulting in a 73%...

UPDATE: 1986 Topps Jerry Rice Rookie

UPDATE: 1986 Topps Jerry Rice Rookie

So back in August 2020, I started the sports card investment journey on a platform called Rally Rd., which engages in crowd investing of collector items, such as high-end sports cars, sports memorabilia, rare books and comic books, fine jewelry, and more. My first investment on the Rally Rd. platform was in the 1986 Topps Jerry Rice rookie card graded by SGC as a Gem Mint 10. You can read about that in my original article here Going for the Goal with the 86 Topps Jerry Rice Rookie Card. At the...

Investing in the ’57 Topps Mickey Mantle

Investing in the ’57 Topps Mickey Mantle

I have once again found myself on Rally Rd, this time going after a card that is actually a little special to me – the 1957 Topps Mickey Mantle. Years ago, when I was about 9 years old, I was gifted a 1957 Topps Mickey Mantle from the nice old man up the street that I did yard work for. When he asked me what I spent the money on that I made from him, I told him that I spent a lot of it on baseball cards, and the rest I put in my savings – finding out that I collected baseball cards, he...