Cards Certified by CGC Trading Cards Continue to Impress in Recent PWCC Sales
Posted on 11/23/2022
A spectacular Test Print Pokémon card certified by CGC Trading Cards® realized over $4,000 in a recent PWCC Weekly Auction. The Test Print was just one of many CGC-certified trading cards graded through the partnership between CGC Trading Cards and PWCC Marketplace that sold on PWCC throughout October and November 2022.
Test Prints come in many shapes and sizes, but few are as interesting as this Dark Golbat // Dark Dugtrio, Pokémon (2000) Team Rocket Unlimited #7//6 UV Coated Spectratech Foil Test Print graded CGC 6. Wizards of the Coast printed these Spectratech foil Test Print cards to test out the holofoil patterns for the Team Rocket set, which was released in 2000. However, this Test Print card features several errors, including a miscut and a double print featuring two fronts of holofoil cards on both sides. The Golbat-Dugtrio Test Print realized $4,080 on October 23. To learn more about these Test Prints, click here.
Meanwhile, two CGC Trading Cards-certified CGC Pristine 10 cards also made waves during the October 23 auction. The first card was a Blue-Eyes White Dragon, Yu-Gi-Oh! (2022) Ghosts From the Past 2 – GFP2-EN175 – Ghost Rare – 1st Edition graded CGC Pristine 10. Blue-Eyes White Dragon is one of the most popular Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, known for its excellent gameplay mechanics and being the star of anime character’s Seto Kaiba’s deck. The 2022 Ghosts From the Past 2 expansion gives collectors a slim chance of pulling “Ghost Rare” versions of classic cards, with Blue-Eyes White Dragon being one such example. It realized $1,530 on October 23.
Alongside the Blue-Eyes White Dragon was a Misty’s Gyarados, Pokémon (2000) Gym Challenge 1st Edition #13/132 Holo. This card is over 20 years old, making its grade of CGC Pristine 10 even more impressive. It also realized $1,530 on October 23.
Other CGC-certified trading card highlights in the recent auctions included:
- a Mana Vault, Magic: The Gathering (1993) Limited Edition (Beta) graded CGC 8.5 that realized $1,470 on November 20
- a Raikou, Pokémon (2001) Neo Revelation 1st Edition #13/64 Holo graded CGC 9.5 that realized $1,410 on November 20
- an Entei Gold Star, Pokémon (2005) EX Unseen Forces #113/115 Holo graded CGC Pristine 10 that realized $1,050 on November 13
- a Lugia, Pokémon (2003) Aquapolis #149/147 Holo graded CGC 7.5 that realized $960 on October 30
- a Suicune Gold Star, Pokémon (2005) EX Unseen Forces #115/115 Holo graded CGC Pristine 10 that realized $960 on November 13
PWCC is offering hundreds of cards certified by CGC Trading Cards in its Weekly Auctions, hosted every Sunday. This week, they include this Volcanic Island, Magic: The Gathering (1993) Limited Edition (Beta) graded CGC 7.5, a rare example of an early Magic card that has been kept in great condition. Click here to see the latest CGC-certified highlights.
PWCC Marketplace and CGC Trading Cards® have formed an operational partnership to create a streamlined pathway to grading and selling cards online. This program is accessed through an online submission process on the PWCC website. Everything is managed through the PWCC Vault – there’s no need to manually fill out or print submission forms.
Cards sent to CGC Trading Cards through PWCC receive priority grading and encapsulation. Graded cards are returned to PWCC and immediately added to the auctioneer’s Auction Builder Curation Algorithm process, which optimizes cards for sale in upcoming PWCC Weekly Auctions.
To learn more about CGC Trading Cards’ partnership with PWCC, click here.
Prices realized include a buyer’s premium.
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