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Statistics About The Most Expensive Japanese Pokemon Cards

The most expensive Japanese Pokemon card, a Pikachu Illustrator card, was sold for over $200,000 at an auction in 2016.

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"The Pikachu Illustrator card is the most expensive Pokémon card ever sold, fetching $233,000 in an auction."

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"Only 39 copies of Pikachu Illustrator card were originally made."

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"The auction winner of Pikachu Illustrator was a bidder from the United States."

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"The Tropical Mega Battle card is one of the rarest and most expensive Japanese Pokémon cards, with a last recorded sale of $50,300 in 2020."

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"The Tropical Mega Battle card was only distributed to tournament attendees in 1999."

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"The Japanese Promo No. 1 Trainer card is one of the rarest Pokémon cards, with one fetching $90,000 in a 2020 auction."

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"The Japanese card Shining Magikarp is estimated to be worth $2,500."

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"Only 34 copies of the card Shining Magikarp were ever made."

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"Only 100 copies of Espeon Gold Star were ever produced."

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"The recent sale of a Japanese Base Set Charizard card fetched nearly $200,000 at auction."

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"The rare Master's Key Prize Card, a Japanese Pokémon Card, sold for $21,201 in a 2021 eBay auction."

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"Only 34 copies of the Master's Key Prize Card were ever produced."

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"The Pre-release Raichu card is one of the rarest Pokémon cards with only an estimated 10-15 of them in existence."

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"The Tamamushi University Magikarp card, a Japanese tournament promo from 1998, sold for almost $66,100 at auction in 2020."

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"The rare, holographic Blastoise 'Presentation' card, also from the Japanese version of Pokémon, was sold in a private sale for $360,000 in January 2021."

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