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PWCC’s first monthly auction attracts 500K bids, $12M in sales

PWCC Marketplace vowed that its new monthly auctions would be "fast-paced and fun." The first one was also wildly successful.
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PWCC Marketplace promised its new monthly auctions would be “fast-paced and fun.”

The first one was also wildly successful, attracting nearly 500,000 bids on more than 41,000 items and generating more than $12 million in sales.

The October Monthly Auction, which closed Oct. 24, featured PWCC’s new extended bidding model, which company officials say kept collectors engaged throughout the event, providing users with a “fast-paced and engaging auction experience.”

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The sports card auctions were highlighted by a 2018 National Treasures Stars & Stripes Josh Allen Rookie Patch Auto card (PSA 9) that sold for a record $75,000.

2018 Panini National Treasures Josh Allen Stars & Stripes rookie card.

2018 Panini National Treasures Josh Allen Stars & Stripes rookie card. 

The auction also set multiple records for the player/character on specific cards, including:

• A 2004 Pokemon Ex Team Rocket Returns Holo Gold Star Torchic #108 (PSA 10), which sold for $50,000.

• A 1977 Topps Star Wars Wonder Bread JAWAS #10 (PSA 10) for $13,500.

• A 1987 Topps WWF Stickers Wrestling Bret “Hitman” Hart #1 (PSA 10) for $3,600.

A 1987 Topps WWF Bret "Hit Man" Hart Stickers card.

A 1987 Topps WWF Bret "Hit Man" Hart Stickers card.

Other sports card records included:

• A 2018 Panini Kaboom! Tom Brady #TB (PSA 10) for $13,500.

2018 Paninki Kaboom! Tom Brady card.

2018 Paninki Kaboom! Tom Brady card.

• A 1996 Skybox Z-Force Big Men On Court Z-Peat Michael Jordan #4 (PSA 10) for $40,000.

1996 Skybox Z-Force Michael Jordan Big Men On Court card.

1996 Skybox Z-Force Michael Jordan Big Men On Court card.

• A 2009 Topps Chrome Refractor Stephen Curry Rookie #101 (PSA 8.5) for $28,500. 

2009 Topps Chrome Stephen Curry Refractor.

2009 Topps Chrome Stephen Curry Refractor.

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