Kobe Bryant’s jersey sells for $2.73 million at Laguna Niguel Auction House

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA — A jersey worn by Kobe Bryant in 1997 fetched $2.735 million at auction this weekend, officials said Sunday.

The jersey was photo-matched to the Lakers’ 1997 playoffs, as well as several games late in Bryant’s rookie regular season, according to SCP Auctions, which said it was the second most recent offer. higher for any basketball jersey worn.

Other highlights from the company’s Spring Premier 2022 auction on Saturday include:

— $403,664 for the only known autographed Kobe Bryant Precious Metal Gems card;

— $342,379 for a 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle rookie card;

— $275,696 for an autographed 1933 Babe Ruth card;

— $230,291 for a ticket stub from Jackie Robinson’s 1947 debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers;

— $227,856 for a bat used in the 1920-22 Babe Ruth game;

— $73,253 for DeShawn Stevenson’s 2011 NBA Dallas Mavericks championship ring.

“The overall auction brought in extremely high numbers and many record sales. The auction total exceeded $8 million, which is the second highest auction in the company’s history,” said SCP President David Kohler. “This incredible selloff happened amidst volatile stock markets and war overseas as well.”

Full auction results are available at www.SCPauctions.com.

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