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$300K for a Pokemon Card?! Rare Card Bought by US Rapper Logic

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Got a spare $300K for a rare Pokemon card? US rapper Logic has purchased one for over $220K (USD) making it the highest known sale of the card.
Got one in your collection? You might want to put it on sale!

The card, 'A PSA 10 Base Set 1st Edition Charizard’ sold at auction for $183,812.00 (USD). Add on the buyer’s premium at 20% and the total value exceeds $220K (USD) which turns out to be around $300K in Australian dollars! The Grammy-nominated American rapper, confirmed his purchase via Twitter but also explained the reason behind his purchase.

The 30-year-old says he loved Pokemon as a child but could never afford the cards and had to trade them for food stamps. He says this purchase was all about the experience and not the material.

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