RARE ‘MAGIC: THE GATHERING’ ALPHA BLACK LOTUS SOLD FOR MORE THAN $85,000
Posted August 2nd 2018 by CardGameGeek

On eBay


Late last week a 9.5 "Gem Mint" Beckett graded Magic:The Gathering Alpha Black Lotus card was auctioned off for $87,672.00.

The card was offered by PWCC eBay Trading Assistant account, located in Oregon and the auctioned ended on July 26 at 11:25PM.  The card was listed at .99 cents on July 16 at 9:25 PM and listed for a 10-day auction.  There were 19 bidders who placed 40 bids in the auction.

According to the information provided, the 1993 Magic: The Gathering Alpha black bordered print run was 1,100 for each rare card, and in the 25 years since, most have been played/damaged or lost.