The year 2020 will forever go down in the card collecting hobby as possibly the most explosive boom in its history. As the world was dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and people forced to quarantine, many rediscovered their interest in something that brought them so much joy during their childhood. This nostalgia factor, combined with eye-popping dollar amounts being shelled out for what has become a viable alternative investment, has lured people from all walks of life back into the game.
With new fractional ownership platforms popping up, card funds investing in some of the more rare assets on the market, with influencers, athletes, and celebrities talking almost daily about their collections, the odds are good that 2020 was just the start of something huge!
This list of nine cards, in chronological order, is a recap of the most memorable record-breaking sales that took place throughout 2020.