The first edition base set Charizard is considered to be the most iconic Pokemon card for several reasons:
1. Rarity: The First Edition Base Set Charizard is the first English Charizard card from the first set. It also only had one print run.
2. It’s highly sought after by fans and collectors alike because at this point in the market, the card must be purchased out right. Trying to pull one yourself would cost 10s of thousands if not over six figures. Individual packs are $5,000+.
3. Design: The artwork and design of the First Edition Base Set Charizard card is considered by many to be one of the best in the Pokemon TCG. The image of Charizard breathing fire with its wings spread wide has become an iconic representation of the Pokemon brand.
4. Nostalgia: For many fans who grew up in the 1990s, the First Edition Base Set Charizard card holds a special place in their hearts. It was a rare and coveted card that many young fans dreamed of owning, making it a symbol of nostalgia for that era. Now they are rebuying their childhoods.
Overall, the combination of rarity, nostalgia, design, and popularity has made the first edition base set Charizard one of the most iconic and valuable Pokemon cards in the TCG.
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