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Pokemon Card Sold For More Than $54,000 At Auction

Pokemon Card

Pokemon fever may subside, but those real fans are willing to pay more than $50,000 for “Pikachu Illustrator” trading card. Yes, you read that right – the card that has been dubbed “the world’s most valuable Pokemon card” because of its rarity just sold at auction in Beverly Hills for exactly $54,970. According to Barry Sandoval, Director of Operations for Comics at Heritage Auctions, a Pokémon Illustrator card went for around $23,000 during the early 2000s, but at the latest auction smashed that record.

Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card

Only 20 to 39 copies of this card were released, 10 of which are graded in top condition and it is unknown how many still remain with the public.”
The card was brought to auction after the whirlwind success of the Pokemon Go app, which attracted more than 20 million active users. The app helped boost Pokemon card values, according to Heritage Auctions.

Pokemon Card
Pokemon Card

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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