Jay-Z has set a record after his autographed trading card sold for more than $105,000.



The item is believed to be the most expensive non-sports card ever sold, and the rare collector's item - which was serial numbered 1/1 and graded 9 Mint - sold for $105, 780 after Goldin Auctions received 49 bids.

The Instagram account for SlabStox Sports Card Trading broke news of the record-breaking sale.

The company wrote on the social media site: "This is a public service announcement... a Jay-Z Topps Chrome Supefractor RC Auto 1/1 just sold for $105,780 via @goldinauctions. That marks the all-time record for a non-sports/TCG card."

Goldin Auctions had previously shared a snap of the card, writing: "Mixing it up with this Jay-Z One of One Superfractor Autograph... Hova! Lot 243, Current Bid; $2,200."

The autographed card was from the 2007-2007 Topps Chrome collection and had the words Signs of Stardom written on it, alongside a photo of the '99 Problems' hitmaker wearing a grey suit.

The record comes amid a surge of interest in cards, with the company having had six-figure auctions for cards featuring NBA icons Michael Jordan, LeBron James and the late Kobe Bryant.

Meanwhile, Jay-Z recently sold half of his Armand de Brignac champagne to Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

The 51-year-old rapper and entrepreneur - whose real name is Shawn Carter - revealed the huge deal last month after selling 50% ownership of his Ace of Spades brand to the luxury firm.

In a Twitter statement, Armand de Brignac wrote: "Shawn JAY-Z Carter is pleased to announce a partnership with Moet Hennessy as they acquire a 50% stake in Armand de Brignac.

"The partnership reflects a shared vision between Moet Hennessy and Shawn JAY-Z Carter for the future of this iconic Maison."

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