This latest mega auction proves that their ridiculously high value doesn’t go down quickly, so it’s time to kick yourself to throw away all your old Pokemon cards.
The online auction on eBay ended yesterday. There, one lucky bidder was set up to leave with one of the most popular cards in the Pokemon trading card game. The first edition of Baseset Charizard has been popular with fans since its launch in 1999. If you have one of these, you will be the king or queen of the playground.I didn’t know at that time, but I was sitting in Absolute gold mine..
The card in question was a Shadowless 1st Edition Holo variant with a PSA rating of “10 Gemmint”. In short, it’s the rarest version of a card ever released and may be in the best possible condition. The auction has ended. On March 28th, it sold for a stunning USD $ 311,800 with a total of 124 bids.
Here is a description of the list written by the auction house that sells the cards:
“Symbolizing the strength and power that the design intended to express, the first edition Baseset Lizardon Card continues to be awe-inspiring almost a quarter of a century later. Designed by renowned artist Mitsuhiro Arita. This historic work of art is most easily recognized. Pokemon cards ever made.
Despite the fact that more than 2,600 copies have been submitted to PSA, due to the popularity of the card itself, only 122 copies have been given the PSA10 Gemmint designation by the grader so far. It has the highest attack power among the original Pokemon cards produced. Combined with the ferocity of the artwork and the power of its firespin, most Pokemon fanatics used it with pride. “
Surprisingly, it’s not the record total passed to a single Pokemon card at auction. The honor is awarded to the rare Kamex Card, which sold for $ 360,000 earlier this year.
Thanks to TeamRocket47 for a good name as a hint!
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