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    Magic: The Gathering Alpha Edition Sealed Starter Deck (Wizards of the Coast, 1993). This is it ladies and gentlemen. One of the best, Magic: The Gathering items we have ever seen. This is a sealed, Starter Deck from the Alpha Edition! We know this because it does not have a bar code at the bottom of the pack. Upon printing Beta Editions, bar codes were added at the bottom of each deck. While we had an Alpha Starter Deck in the last sale, unlike that last one, this is practically pristine. The plastic seal is still perfectly intact, and all corners of the box are unmarred. What could be in this? A Black Lotus? A Mox? The fabled Timetwister? Any one of the "Power 9" cards would be worth tens of thousands if not more. Of course, Heritage Auctions cannot possibly know what is inside the package, nor are we advocating opening this deck. But it is one of those times a person dreams of the possibilities isn't it? The deck has slightly rounded corners due to age and is in almost pristine condition.

    Provenance: The consignor was a consultant for Wizards of the Coast and happened to be in house the day all the items came from the printers. He was told "take what you want", and so he grabbed a Starter Deck and held onto it for 27 years. This may be your last chance to own one of these items. The consignor only grabbed two decks and the first has already been to auction. Be ready for this one, and don't let it pass you by!

    More Information: Edit: Changed description and grade to "slightly rounded corners due to age and is in almost pristine condition"

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2021
    24th-25th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 28
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