Connor McDavid’s 2015 Edmonton Oilers rookie card has sold online for $55,655 — becoming the highest-priced modern era hockey trading card.
The Cup Connor McDavid Rookie Auto Patch card received a total of 80 bids in an online auction through eBay, the trading card seller PWCC Marketplace said in a news release.
Before this record price tag, the highest sale price for a modern hockey card — produced since 1986 — was $18,100 for another McDavid card. This card sold in 2017.
“The level of interest and value ascribed to the Connor McDavid rookie card reinforce the direction of the trading card marketplace,” PWCC Marketplace president Brent Huigens said in the release. “Trading cards are becoming a serious investment for those with an informed interest and a keen eye.”
During his rookie year with the Oilers, McDavid tallied 16 goals and 32 assists in 45 games played, missing 37 games due to injury.
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