DATELINE: Bearing the Ring Bearer
It’s only been a year since Super Bowl LI. But for some Tom Brady palsy-walsy connection, the investment has been worth it in spades. No waiting for friendly profit when Tom Brady bankrolls you.
There are few things in life that return itself tenfold in value within one season.
Tom Brady’s authorized replica Super Bowl ring is one of them.
Like all Patriots, the players are allowed to have the team make slightly smaller, replica versions of the players’ ostentatious, tacky Super Bowl rings. That means it wasn’t quite as jewel-encrusted as you might expect if you played the game.
As a result, to hone this bejeweled ring took 10% off the original value. So, if you bought one of these items, or had it as a gift from Brady, it would only cost you (or him) about $30,000. We know from Tom’s video biography, that he gave one special ring to his mother.
We also know the ring-at-auction had Brady’s name etched into it: a dead giveaway of its giveaway.
We don’t know who, what, when, and where, other ring(s) may have gone.
We doubt that Tom’s mother’s the one who sold the ring for $350,000 this week.
We’ve been trying to rack our brains as to what Tom Brady connection or semi-close friend may have received a ring and sold it for 10 times its value. Parting is such sweet sorrow unless you make a quarter of a million bucks on it.
We keep coming back to the godfather of Brady’s child, Guru Alex Guerrero, Tom’s personal massage therapist and dietitian, not to mention Svengali And Mephistopheles.
If anyone has suggestions on which one of Tom’s friends sold his matching replica Super Bowl ring gift, please let us know.
We just don’t think members of the family would sell such an important memento. But, then again, Tom is out of the country. And those confounded mice will play while the Tomcat is away.
To make a quarter of $1 million profitability, we know we would sell it. But we are mercenary, cold-hearted, and ruthless. Can’t you tell from our blog?