$165,000Initial Offering Marketing Cap
$10Initial Offering Share Price
12/2020Initial Offering Date
Due to a years-long absence of mainstream basketball cards, the 1986-87 Fleer Basketball set not only marked a return to the market, but also contained the rookie cards of multiple Hall of Famers who made their debut in the interim, including Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Clyde Drexler, Dominique Wilkins, Isiah Thomas, and Hakeem Olajuwon.
“Thirty years later, the issue stands near the top of the list of all-time great basketball card sets.”— Sports Collectors Daily
German immigrants found a candy company called the Frank H. Fleer Co.
Fleer prints their first series of trading cards, including one card in each $.05 pack of Bobs and Fruit
A Fleer accountant invents the first batch of what comes to be known as Dubble Bubble gum, the world’s first bubble gum, which would be mass produced by Fleer in the coming years.
Topps releases their 1981-82 basketball set, ceasing production for the following years and leaving a gap in the market. Though brands like Star cards released cards through hobby stores in team bags, mainstream
The Chicago Bulls draft Michael Jordan with the 3rd overall pick of the 1984 NBA Draft. The Philadelphia 76ers select Charles Barkley with the 5th pick.
The New York Knicks take Patrick Ewing with the first pick in the NBA Draft. The Utah Jazz draft Karl Malone with the 13th pick.
Fleer releases their 1986-87 basketball set, marking a return for basketball cards and featuring multiple future hall of fame rookies. #86FLEER is produced.
Despite the star-studded lineup, the 1986-87 Fleer set barely sold, with some sports card dealers selling packs back to Fleer at $6 a box.
Marvel Entertainment Group acquires the Fleer Corporation for $265 million.
Upper Deck Co. pays $6.1 million for the now-defunct Fleer Corporation’s intellectual property rights.
A 1986-87 #57 Fleer Michael Jordan Rookie card graded PSA 10 sells for a record-setting $96,000. The #57 Jordan Rookie card is one of 432 cards from the 1986-87 Fleer base set.
Rally enters into an agreement to acquire #86FLEER and offer it on the Rally platform.
Rally’s #86FLEER is an unopened 1986-87 Fleer Basketball Wax Box certified by BBCE, consisting of 36 unopened packs, one of which shows a 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan Rookie Card. The ’86 Fleer Jordan Rookie card is among the most sought-after in all of card collecting. There are currently 317 Michael Jordan Rookie cards graded PSA 10, with none graded higher out of a total of more than 19,500 graded by PSA. Recently a February 2021 auction set a record sale for the 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan Rookie card, with two PSA 10 examples selling for $738,000 each.Invest Now
|Price Per Share||$10.00|
|Number of Shares||16,500|
|Year / Season||1986/87|
|Memorabilia Type||Trading Card Set|
|Contents||432 cards, 35 sticker inserts|
|Authentication||Baseball Card Exchange, Inc.|