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Logic breaks record with purchase of 1st edition Charizard Pokémon card

Rapper Logic recently purchased an extremely rare Charizard Pokémon card and in the process, broke a record for the amount he spent.

The current fad of opening Pokémon Trading Card Game cards is ongoing and seemingly stronger than ever. However, unlike when the game released back in the late 90s, there’s quite a bit of money involved now. No one might know this better than retired rapper and producer Logic. 

Recently, the now Twitch streamer dropped the price of a Lamborghini Gallardo on a rare Charizard card. Sold at auction, the card cost Logic 6,000, which broke a long-standing record in the TGC community. 

Logic purchases rare Charizard Pokemon card for $226K

Logic buys pokemon charizard card

This specific card is considered one of the rarest in the world. Classified as a 1st Edition PSA 10, there are thought to be very few still in the wild.

1st edition charizard pokemon card
(Picture: PSACard)

However, what makes this particular card so costly is the fact that it’s ‘shadowless’, which means there’s no shadow on the right-hand side of the card. This design is considered rarer than a base set edition and thus, the price is driven up.

However, many didn’t think the card would sell for an astonishing $226,000. Of course, when you’re Logic, that price is relative. The former rapper bought the card at auction and even bragged to fellow TGC connoisseur Logan Paul about his bidding. 

 

 

 

The eventual price that Logic ended up paying is now thought to be the most money ever spent on that specific Charizard card. While Logic only bid $183,000, the buyer’s premium at 20% bumped up the total price to over $226,000, which breaks the record

 

 

 

This recent fad with TGC doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon and with Logic spending the amount of money he did, who knows where the game will end up. 

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