UPDATE: Another Unopened Box of 'Pokémon' Cards from 1999 Is up for Auction

The last box was sold for $66,920 USD.

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UPDATE February 5, 2019:  Huggins & Scott Auctions has put another unopened 1999 Pokémon first edition limited printing English Base Set Booster Box up for auction. Last year, the same rare set of cards was sold for a staggering $66,920 USD.

With an opening bid of $35,000 USD, Huggins & Scott Auctions latest posting is expected to fetch an even greater sum than the last sale. Those interested in the unopened 1999 Pokémon first edition limited printing English Base Set Booster Box can make their bid now at hugginsandscott.com.

Original Story: According to recent reports, an unopened box of Pokémon cards from 1999 was recently sold for the staggering price of $66,920 USD.

Auctioned off by Huggins & Scott Auctions, the box is one of the few unopened first edition limited printing English Base Set Booster Box known in existence. With an opening bid of $20,000 USD, the price of the box shot up as collectors got word of the lot, which has a chance to hold pristine holo cards that can be sold for upwards of $50,000 USD. The auction house notes the box contains 36 11-card packs with each pack delivering five common, three uncommon, two Energy and one rare or foil card. Additionally, the chances of pulling a foil card are approximately one in every three packs.

Head over to Huggins & Scott Auctions to learn more about the nostalgic box of cards.

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