There are two things that dictate the value of an item: the supply, how much of it there is; and the demand, how many people want it. The lower the supply and the higher the demand, the higher the price it can fetch.
Supply is a fixed value. It’s tied to production, resource availability, and distribution. There will never be more 1st Edition LOB Blue-Eyes White Dragons. But the key factor in the Yu-Gi-Oh market is demand. When a lot more people want a card, its price rises accordingly.
Usually the demand for a card is tied to its viability in tournament play, shifting with new releases, or movement on the Forbidden & Limited List. But there are also plenty of people who aim to collect the rarest and coolest cards. That’s what we’re going to focus on in this article: cards so rare that even that one guy at your locals with the collection of Starlight Rares doesn’t know they exist.
Little does he know, his Harpie’s Feather Duster from Tournament Pack 8 isn’t even ‘max rarity’. Let me show you what I mean.
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