A new record high for an unopened box of first-edition Pokémon cards has been set on $ 408,000. The sale was handled on Jan. 15 by Heritage Auctions, the same company that brokered another record-breaking Pokémon sale in November.
The Pokémon TCG ((Pokémon TCG) was first launched in 1996 and was originally published in the United States by Wizards of the Coast – the same company behind another trading card game. Magic the Gathering. In traditional Pokémon battles, two or more trainers compete against each other, but with cards instead of digital pocket monsters. Cards are traditionally bought in blind booster packs or on the secondary market.
To like magic, the original Pokémon TCG
These latest record sales began in October when rapper Logic spent $ 183,000 on a Charizard, most recently culminating in a $ 375,000 deal that fell apart live on YouTube. Also auctioned over the weekend: a rare Blastoise, one of only two ever printed and sold for $ 360,000.