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Detail from a complete Magic: The Gathering Beta card set from 1993, $120,000

Complete 1993 Magic: the Gathering Beta set commands $120K at Weiss

 Complete Magic: The Gathering Beta card set from 1993, $120,000


Complete Magic: The Gathering Beta card set from 1993, $120,000

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A complete Magic: The Gathering Beta card set from 1993, just the second set for MTG, with a print run of 3,200 cards, sold for a staggering $120,000 in an online-only Comics, Comic Art, MTG Booster Boxes & More auction held October 19 by Weiss Auctions.

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Magic: The Gathering cards – everyone can be a wizard

A still-sealed Alpha set made $70,000 plus the buyer’s premium in April 2021. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

A still-sealed Alpha set of Magic: The Gathering cards achieved $70,000 plus the buyer’s premium in April 2021. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK — Magic: The Gathering is strictly a childhood amusement for many, but others retain their passion for it well into adulthood, honing their collections of these trading cards and hunting for valuable examples.

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