A resident from Didcot is selling a set of old Pokémon cards online for hundreds of pounds.

The collectables are first edition holographic cards and are on the market for £300 on Craigslist.

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The cards include Venusaur, Blastoise, Raichu, Charizard and Gyarados.

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The Pokémon Trading Card Game was first published in Japan in 1996, quickly becoming a hit with youngster who would trade the cards and battle their Pokémon with each other.

As of March 2021, the game has sold over 34.1 billion cards worldwide.

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The most expensive Pokémon card ever sold was a 1999 Pokémon Base 1st Edition Holo "Thick Stamp" Shadowless Charizard #4 PSA Graded 10 Gem Mint which sold for $350,100 on eBay in December 2020.

You can put a bid in here: oxford.craigslist.org/clt/d/didcot-pokemon/7486217896.html

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This story was written by Sophie Perry. She joined the team in 2021 as a digital reporter.

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