Update (2/21): The 2012 Panini Contenders Andrew Luck Championship Ticket closed on eBay last night with a winning bid of $42,300. Now the question becomes whether the card is paid for and the sale is finalized.
A total of 52 different bidders placed 114 total bids. The winner has a feedback rating of 69, 95 percent of which are positive.
Since the Championship Ticket was listed, the 2012 Topps Chrome Andrew Luck Autographed Superfractor has also surfaced once again. The card sold in December for $11,000. Bidding currently sits at nearly $15,100 with all top bidders showing strong feedback ratings. This auction closes on Wednesday, February 27 at approximately 3:15 PM EST.
Update (2/13): Bidding for the 2012 Panini Contenders Andrew Luck Championship Ticket has now passed $26,000 with still a week left in bidding. As of 3:00 EST, all three of the top bidders have established feedback scores, none of which might raise major red flags. That said, feedback ratings don't always translated to completed sales so we'll have to wait and see.
One of the top cards, if not the top card, in 2012 Panini Contenders Football has surfaced on eBay. And it's scorching. The 2012 Contenders Championship Ticket Andrew Luck autograph flew past $7,500 within hours and still has a long bidding window left.
The one-of-one parallel features a rainbow foil finish and an on-card autograph. It is stamped on the back of the card. It's also noted on the front with a foil "Championship Ticket" notation on the side of the card.
The seller, who has a 100% feedback rating at a score of nearly 3,700, is based out of Green Bay. They listed the auction as a ten-day listing. Bidding closes on Wednesday, February 20 at approximately 9:15 PM EST or 6:15 PM PST. The listing states that bidding is only available in the United States.
The listing has several images, showing the card from several angles. One of the corners looks like it has a small scratch on the front of the foil. This is highlighted in on of the pictures.
Bidding began at $0.99 and within the first 24 hours was pushing $8,000.
This isn't the only 2012 Panini Contenders Andrew Luck card to see strong action. All of his autographs in the set have been moving well, bolstered by the brand's tradition and the on-card signature. In particular, Playoff Ticket parallels numbered to 99 have been approaching $1,000. His regular rookie cards from the set have been selling for about $400. A 20th Edition parallel numbered to 20 sold for $3,999.99 on February 9.