Numlock News: January 21, 2021 • Olympics, P…

By Walt Hickey Catch Em All An unopened box of first edition Pokémon cards sold for $408,000 at auction, yet again proving that my investing acumen peaked at age 9, and nothing I have learned since would supplant the inherent wisdom of “I should own more Pokémon cards.” Pokémon paraphernalia has been setting records at auction houses, as “wealthy” and “nostalgic” form an incredibly expensive hobby for some after months of lockdown pressure. In October a Charizard card sold for $183,000, and just last weekend an incredibly rare Blastoise sold for $360,000.

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