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Parallels Between Wine & Sports Investing | Atul Tiwari, CEO Cult Wines Americas | CL 60
Atul joins Collectable Live to discuss the investability of fine wines and to help sports card and memorabilia collectors understand the space through the sports collector lens.
Sports Memorabilia & Trading Cards Market Touch $35 Billion Mark in 2023 and is Expected to Reach $227.2 billion by 2032
A new report from Market Decipher projects the sports memorabilia industry, including trading cards, to grow at a CAGR of 21.8% over the next 10 years.
First-Gen, Unopened iPhone from 2007 Could Get $50,000 at Auction
“Cosmetic tattoo artist Karen Green was gifted a first-generation iPhone in 2007 but never opened it. Now, she’s putting it up for auction, where it’s expected to fetch at least $50,000, more than 80 times its original price.”
Bugatti Just Sold Its Last Purely Gas-Powered Car for $10.7 Million, Setting a World Auction Record for a New Car
“Originally a special development model that was never intended to be sold, the one-of-a-kind Bugatti Chiron Profilée sold at RM Paris collector car auction.”
Hobby Tweets of the Week
Retirement Could Suit Brady Cards, Memorabilia Well
“No longer seen as a declining active athlete, but rather an accomplished legend, demand grows once again. That already started happening with Brady after his video dropped.”
Colin Kaepernick’s Game-Worn 2013 NFL Playoffs 49ers Jersey Set for Auction
“Heritage Auctions is selling the Kaepernick-worn 49ers jersey at a starting bid of $10,000 USD. According to reports, the jersey is expected to fetch up to $40,000 USD, if not more.”
Over 100 Pieces of Rare James Bond Film Memorabilia Can Now Be Yours for $450,000
“UK-based literature purveyor Peter Harrington Rare Books announced it will be offering a stunning assortment of rare James Bond film finds, including screenplays, costume designs, storyboards and more.”
How The Economy Influence sConsumer Spending For Collectibles
“When the economy is strong and stable, consumer confidence is high, and people tend to have more disposable income to spend on collectibles. In this environment, consumers are more likely to make impulse purchases, and the market for collectibles tends to be stronger.”