1st edition holographic Pokemon Cards are, by far, the most sought after cards in the Pokémon TCG series. These cards also fall into the rare department of Pokemon cards. The reason why they are clamored for is because, out of the 102 cards from the initial release, only 16 were holographic. That also coupled with the short run of the holo cards of 10,000 copies of each card approximately. Here is a rundown of the prices of some of the holo Pokemon Cards.
Prices Of The 1st Edition Holographic Pokemon Cards
#1 1999 Pokemon Alakazam Holo
We started the group with the magical Alakazam. Though, it is not as popular as, well, Blastoise, it still commands a high value for pristine condition. The average value of this card for a PSA 10 is $2,230.
#2 1999 Pokemon Blastoise Holo
This water-pumping Pokemon has a fan base of it’s own. In terms of popularity and desirability, Blastoise will come second to Charizard. As such, among the 1999 1st edition holographic Pokemon cards, this card is the second in terms of the price. The average value of this card is $5,977.
#4 1999 Pokemon Charizard Holo
As we said earlier, Charizard wins the bet by arguably being the most popular Pokemon in the entire franchise. Also known as the de facto face of Pokemon, this character has captured the hearts of everyone by its power and general awesomeness. This 1999 Charizard Card has been compare with the iconic 1952 Mickey Mantle. In PSA 10, this card can sell in as much as $40k. But, generally it sells for around $20k.
#3 1999 Pokemon Chansey Holo
This pink, weird looking, adorable creature can fetch a lot of money when it comes to its 1st edition holo card. A PSA 10 of this card can cost $4,450 in average.
#5 1999 Pokemon Clefairy Holo
This Pokemon is arguably the cutest Pokemon in the base set. A gem or gem mint of this card can fetch upto $2,600.
#6 1999 Pokemon Gyrados Holo
This scary looking Pokemon can also command a hefty price if found in a high grade. Average value of a PSA 10 of this card is $1,750.
#7 1999 Pokemon Hitmonchan Holo
This pugilistic Pokemon’s name was derived from Jackie Chan. This card is not on to throw in the towel, with its amazing boxing skills. The average price of a PSA 10 of this card can cost $4,400.
#8 1999 Pokemon Machamp Holo
This card is relatively less pricier than the other 1st edition holographic Pokemon cards. Its because, one Machamp holo was included in every starter set. A PSA 10 can cost $1,000 in average. As such, Machamp has the lowest values for 1st edition holos.
#9 1999 Pokemon Magneton Holo
This card shows the trio in a beautiful holo background. The magnetize game triumvirate keeps drawing attention of the card collectors. The average cost of this 1st edition holo Card is approximately $1,550.