Don’t let your mom toss those!
Quick! Check in the back of the closets for any forgotten Christmas presents from two decades ago. There could be some money in it. A box of unopened Pokémon cards from 1999 just went for $56,000 at auction. According to Huggins & Scott Auctions, the box is one of the few unopened first edition limited printing English Base Set Booster Box known in existence. The opening bid started at $20k but quickly rose in value as collectors became more aware of what was inside.
Box Of 1999 Pokémon Cards Sells For $56,000 https://t.co/kQZgI9DQsE ༄
Image: Huggins & Scott
An original, unopened box of 1999 First Edition Pokémon cards has sold at auction in the US for the staggering price of $56,000.
Via Kotaku AU, Huggins & Scott Auctions sold the box… pic.twitter.com/HN5WqyXgHs
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