Gotta catch em’ all ! But Logan Paul’s Pokémon Cards are confirmed fake. Nowadays, Pokémon TCG (Trading Card Game) ephemera is big business. Aside from the game’s, there’s a whole subset of collectors who seek out first edition cards and rare booster packs, it’s a big enough market to drive six-figure auction prices on a portion of resale site eBay.
Logan Paul revealed out his large collection of Pokémon Cards to his fans on Instagram in September 2020, piqued the interest of millions of his fans. His piece introduced his readers to the concept of the TCG as both art and a worthwhile investment.
On December 5, 2021, Paul claimed to have paid $3.5 million for a “one-of-a-kind” case of 1st Edition Base Set Pokemon card. He allegedly spent $3.5 million for six “sealed and authenticated” first edition Pokémon booster boxes, a purchase that shocked the Pokémon TCG community.
Signs of Logan Paul’s Pokémon Cards are fake
Fansite Pokébeach and YouTuber Rattle were skeptical of Logan Paul’s Pokémon Cards, because it’s exceedingly hard to come across that many sealed OG booster boxes.
Pokébeach’s admin and Rattle evaluated Paul’s new acquisitions in a lengthy report, studying the available information until finding that his “Base Set” case “may be fake.” Finally, Pokébeach and Rattle dissected some technical issues with Paul’s set, including the barcode and even the plastic wrap.
On 13th January Paul published a monetized Youtube video that revealed that his Pokémon Cards are fake. The Logan Paul’s Pokémon Cards case has sent the shockwave to the Pokémon Cards community.
“I’m a super positive person, and I’ll always be the one to look at the bright side. I’m trying, but this is hard. It’s bad for the Pokemon community, but I’m grateful for the products that I do have. I just went from 11 boxes to five,” Paul said on his Youtube.
Source : Dexerto, Highsnobiety
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