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PSA 10 1st Edition Red Cheeks Pikachu Sold

By September 11, 2016 One Comment

It was a sad day on the 31st of August, 2016. I had to part ways with my PSA 10 1st Edition Red Cheeks Pikachu 58/102. Yes that’s right folks, this is my item that sold. I have had it for many years, bought it off another collector who was getting rid of his collection. I put it up in March and had forgotten about it. Thinking it would never sell, it sat silently on my shelf blending in with the rest of my collection. I got a message from a collector on the other side of the world from me.

“Hey man, I choked on my breakfast seing this and i’m very interested in it. Was wondering if you shipped to Sweden”

After 2130 views, 43 watchers and a good laugh, I sold it for 399 AUD and shipped off to Sweden.

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What makes this card so special?

There is only 84 PSA 10 1st Edition Red Cheeks Base Set Pikachu’s in existence. How’s that for rare?

Screen Shot 2016-09-05 at 3.32.02 PMNot only that, but it was a ‘red cheek’ Pikachu which is a lot rarer than the normal coloured cheek Pikachu. The Base Set Pikachu has two variations, a red cheek and a yellow cheek version. The red cheek version is a highly sought after print from the 1st Edition and early Unlimited Base set print runs.

Since I sent it off I have sent multiple messages to the buyer, he assures me it will be well looked after.

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Have you ever sold something only to regret it later? Leave a comment below.


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