Reward Offered for $60,000 Pokémon Card Lost in the Mail

Reward Offered for $60,000 Pokémon Card Lost in the Mail

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Pokémon card collectors are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the return of a $60,000 Pokémon card, according to YouTuber and trading card purchasing consultant smpratte.

The No. 3 Trainer card, which features a holographic image of the Pokémon Mewtwo, was originally awarded for placing third in a 1999 Secret Super Battle tournament held in Japan, according to Pokémon fan site PokéBeach.com. The card was sold through an eBay auction for $60,000, but was reportedly lost in transit to its buyer somewhere in New York. PokéBeach estimates that only nine to 18 sets of the cards (including 2nd and 1st place versions) were awarded. That, plus the $60,000 price tag makes it one of the most valuable Pokémon cards in existence.

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