Caitlin Clark autographed Panini card sells for $10,000 in minutes

Clark's first professional card sells for sixth-highest price in her card market

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Caitlin Clark's autographed WNBA Draft Night card sold for $10,000 in less than five minutes.

An autographed version of Caitlin Clark's first professional card sold for $10,000 in just minutes Tuesday as the marquee release of Panini's 2024 Instant WNBA Draft Night series.

The Clark Blue Viper 1/1 Auto ranks as the sixth-most expensive recorded sale of a card for the Iowa superstar. It was sold in a Dutch Auction format, with the price dropping every five minutes until the product sells out. Because of heavy interest in Clark collectibles, no drop was needed to find a buyer.

In addition to the 1/1 $10,000 card, Panini also sold other variations of Clark cards, ranging from a base card, which was priced at $9.99, to a non-autographed variant of the Blue Viper 1/1 card, which sold within minutes for $3,000.

Other WNBA players with cards featured in the sale included Angel Reese, Kamilla Cardoso, Rickea Jackson, Jacy Sheldon, Nika Mühl, Cameron Brink and Alissa Pili.

The other two most expensive starting prices other players’ top card (the Blue Viper 1/1 Auto) were for Angel Reese ($1,500) and Cameron Brink ($1,000).

Reese's $1,500 Blue Viper 1/1 Auto sold before any price drop, as did her $350 non-auto variant.

All of Mühl's limited edition cards sold out within minutes, including her Blue Viper 1/1 card auto card, her highest sale at $100.

A total of 64 variations of cards were released, with multiple versions of varying print-runs, prices, and designs for the Panini players.

Will Stern is a reporter and editor for cllct.