Strange Investments: Investing $137.50 for 5 Shares of SEALED 1994 Booster Boxes of Magic: The Gathering Cards - at MythicMarkets

in hive-183630 •  2 months ago 

Growing up, I had a huge love and adoration for Magic: The Gathering. My Dad and I would go to the flea markets on the weekends, and scalp cards from the dealers - buying packs, eagerly peeling them open in hopes of finding the hidden gems we were looking for (which changed from week to week, of course).

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So when I stumbled upon MythicMarkets.com a few months back and saw an opportunity to invest in 5 Sealed 1994 Magic: The Gathering Booster Boxes, you bet your ass I jumped on it!

In their words, "Mythic Markets is the investing platform to buy, sell and trade fractional shares in rare pop culture collectibles."

Interesting concept, for sure!

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They offered to send whoever bought at least 5 or more "shares" a special collectors pin (which I haven't gotten just yet), along with official certificates that will finalize the investment. If you bought 20, they'd also send you a "binder" that you could use to stash all of your collectible pins. Neat gimmick IMO.

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So of course, I pulled the trigger on 5 shares - I mean c'mon, how freaking cool is that!

They shared a chart with historical data about the boosters and their value over the years:

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What really lured me in, though, was seeing their very first offering on the site ever: An ALPHA Black Lotus for $90,000. I would've jumped on this in a heartbeat had I known - this card will only continue to skyrocket in value over time.

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Currently, they have some other stuff up available for investment - personally, I'm holding off for another great find (Like an Alpha Lotus), but I really enjoy the idea of having an alternative market/avenue to invest, especially in things that have personal meaning/history to me. Magic was a part of my life for years - it only felt right to own a little piece of it again.

If you want to check out Mythic Markets for yourself, please consider signing up with my referral link: it costs you nothing but helps get me a little closer to a free T-Shirt / Hat (I love free swag!) I only need like 3 or 4 more people to join :)

Join Mythic Markets free: https://mythicmarkets.com?r=gc9qa

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I already know I am going to like this. Thanks for sharing.

Huh, now this is a uniquely cool concept. I've read before of a similar sort of investment platform that'll let you buy shares in classic cars or vintage watches, both increasingly valuable commodities, as they're getting more collectable. Hopefully you've found a true gem here!

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