Heritage To Auction Off High-Grade Beta Black Lotus

One of Magic’s most iconic cards is heading to the auction block!

Black Lotus, illustrated by Christopher Rush

Multi-national auction house, Heritage Auctions, has announced they will be auctioning off a Gem Mint condition Beta Black Lotus.

Recognized by many as Magic’s most iconic card, this particular Black Lotus has been graded a 9.5/10 by Beckett Grading Services (BGS) and is one of only 57 estimated to be in existence.

While no predicted price has been mentioned, an Alpha Black Lotus previously sold for $166,100 back in March of 2019, and since then the collectables market has been booming.

Similarly, while it has not sold yet, a BGS Pristine 10 Beta Black Lotus is currently being offered by Vintage Magic for a whopping $505,888.88.

While the difference between a 9.5 and perfect 10 may be significant, we can still expect to see this Lotus fetch a very high price.

The auction is currently scheduled to take place January 14-17, during the Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction in Dallas, TX.

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