Technology Pokémon. Rare Pikachu card breaks record price at auction

14:05  24 july  2020
14:05  24 july  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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The card , Illustrator Pikachu , sold for well over 0,000, beating the previous record set by the The card is extremely rare , having been given only to winners of an illustration contest hosted The card has no actual viable use in the Pokemon Trading Card game, as the text congratulates the

An ultra- rare Pokemon card featuring the character Pikachu , pictured, has sold at auction for a record breaking ,000. Michael Halperin, a spokesman for Heritage Auctions explained: 'The Pikachu Illustrator card was given in January 1998 to winners of the CoroCoro Comic Illustration

Diffusée à moins de 40 exemplaires dans le monde, une carte de Pikachu a été vendue à 200 000 € lors d’une vente aux enchères, soit 60 000 € de plus que la précédente vente.( Photo d'illustration ). © HO / REUTERS With less than 40 copies worldwide, a Pikachu card was sold for € 200,000 at auction at auction, ie € 60,000 more than the previous sale (Photo illustration).

The sale of a Pokémon game card broke a new record in Japan. With less than 40 copies distributed worldwide, it sold for € 200,000 in an auction, or € 60,000 more than the previous sale. The purchaser, who remained anonymous, is of American nationality.

A few copies of the famous game Pokémon card was acquired for € 200,000 (25 million yen) at an auction that took place in Japan, reports CNET . The previous record was thus broken by several thousand euros.

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An ultra- rare Pokémon card has sold for a record - breaking amount! A mint condition version of the card just sold for a whopping 25 million yen, or around £183,000 on the Japanese auction site The same seller also has these three super- rare Secret Trainer cards listed for a guide price of £159 The previous record was held by a different Pikachu Illustrator card in 2019, which sold for £150,000.

The world’s rarest Pokemon card has sold at auction for 5,000 (£151,000), making it the most valuable of the series in existence. The card , which features an illustration of Pikachu drawn by artist Atsuko Nishida, was produced specifically for a competition held by the magazine CoroCoro Comic.

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Last year , another card had been sold for an amount of € 138,000. While the identity of the buyer is not known, it has however been disclosed that he is an American.

There are only 39 copies in the world

This card is not just any, it illustrates Pikachu, the electric creature, emblematic of the Pokémon family. Only 39 of these illustrated Pikachu cards have been distributed worldwide. In addition, they were not sold in the traditional channel because they were not included in the packages offered in stores. The lucky holders of these cards were the winners of a comic book competition held in 1998, the specialist outlet said.

The creatures from this famous game aren't the only ones to be auctioned off. About ten days ago, an copy of the Super Mario game dating from 1985 , not yet unboxed, was sold for 114,000 dollars in the United States, or just over 100,000 €.

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