1st Edition Pokemon Cards Could Sell For $750,000

  • Honus Wagner. LeBron James. Wayne Gretzy. And now... Pikachu? 
  • The booming sports-card industry isn't just about sports anymore.  
  • A set of 1st-edition Pokemon cards is headed to auction and expected to fetch upwards of $750,000.
  • All 103 cards in the set carry a Gem Mint 10 rating, including the prized Charizard - a copy of which sold for a whopping $369,000 on its own just last month.
  • Bidding on the set began Monday and runs through Jan. 31st.
  • Did you ever collect Pokemon cards? Do you still have your old collection? Why has the collectible card industry gone through the roof in recent years?

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