Pokémon TCG Black Star Promo Mew #8 & #9 On Auction At Heritage

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Heritage Auctions, an auction house in Dallas, Texas that handles auctions relating to comics, video games, trading cards, and other collectibles, has put not one but two Black Star Promo copies of Mew from the Pokémon Trading Card Game up for auction! Mew has been widely considered to be one of the rarest Pokémon in the game franchise, and it was so rare that players of the games originally didn't believe it existed. Prospective bidders have until Tuesday, July 20th at 7:50 PM Central Time (or 8:50 PM Eastern Time) to place a bid on both of these cards from the Pokémon TCG, which are being auctioned together.

Two different Black Star Promo copies of Mew from the Pokémon TCG - one regular, another holofoil - currently being auctioned off at Heritage Auctions.
Two different Black Star Promo copies of Mew from the Pokémon TCG – one regular, another holofoil – currently being auctioned off at Heritage Auctions.

According to the description of these cards from the listing for this auction on Heritage Auctions' website, the holofoil Mew is Black Star Promo #8, and the non-foil copy is #9. Furthermore:

The Black Star Promo series was a special promotional set of cards that were released from July 1999 through March 2003, 53 total cards were released. These cards feature the adorable legendary Pokémon Mew! The series included a holographic and non-holographic versions of the same card, this lot features both copies! Fun fact about the artwork: the same artwork used for this card was used for Mew #151 from the Japanese Fossil Set. When Wizards of the Coast produced the English version of the Fossil Set the Mew was removed from the set. Both cards come with sub-grades, please review our images for the breakdown. The artwork is done by Ken Sugimori.

The back faces of two different Black Star Promo copies of Mew from the Pokémon TCG being auctioned off at Heritage Auctions.
The back faces of two different Black Star Promo copies of Mew from the Pokémon TCG being auctioned off at Heritage Auctions.

If you wish to place a bid on these two rare promotional cards from the Pokémon TCG, please kindly remember that you have until Tuesday, July 20th at 7:50 PM Central Time, or 8:50 PM Eastern Time, to do so. You can find this auction's listing on Heritage Auctions' website by clicking here. Good luck!

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