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Pokémon trading cards have steadily risen in value over the past few years, aided in no small measure by the fact that the franchise as a whole seems to be growing in popularity all the time. Those individuals who got into the TCG “back in the day” are now of the age that they have a little more disposable income, and as a result, the value of sealed packs has ballooned of late.
If you need hard evidence of this fact, consider this: a sealed first edition base set booster box from 1999 has just changed hands for a whopping $360,000. The exchange took place at the Heritage Auctions’ Comics & Comic Art Auction, an ongoing event which ends on November 21st. The winner was Thomas Fish, president of Blowoutcards.com. He also won a Pokémon Demo Game Sealed Booster Pack from 1998 for $22,800.
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